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Chengdu Auto Show: Citroen DS3 launched in China

Published on August 31, 2012 by Joey Wang

Citroen DS3 launched in China

The Chengdu Auto Show has started and the Citroen DS3 has been launched on the China auto market. Price starts at 199.800 yuan and ends at 249.800, right on par to compete with the Audi A1, Mini and Volkswagen Beetle. The Citroen DS3 will be imported but there are plans for local production at the Chang’an-PSA joint venture in the future.

Citroen DS3 launched in China

The Citroen DS3 is the third DS-branded car on the Chinese market, the DS4 and DS5 were launched in June. The China-bound DS3 is powered by a 1.6 liter four-cylinder with 120hp and 160nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.

Via: Autohome.

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  1. cjcz92- August 31, 2012 Reply

    a 4 speed? Really?

    1. Tycho de Feyter- August 31, 2012 Reply

      yup, really. will ad another pic.

  2. Steve- August 31, 2012 Reply

    The China-bound DS3 is powered by a 1.6 liter four-cylinder with 120hp and 160nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.

    this is a joke ….

    brand image is very important and they think this will help..

    20 years ago ok. but now.. go buy a byd better performance, price and economy

  3. autos citroen » Chengdu Auto Show: Citroen DS3 launched in China …- September 1, 2012 Reply

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  4. xc1991xc- September 1, 2012 Reply

    Chinese car market is always discriminated. Chinese pathetic customers can only enjoy the outdated tech from the famous car makers.

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