Motoring

Crossback crossed out as smallest DS gets a new name

French premium hopeful DS has updated its smallest SUV and simplified the name, but is the revamped DS 3 any good?

The updated DS 3 now has some new tech, subtle adjustments to style and greater range for the electric E-Tense versions, but cost-cutting is apparent in the cabin

The DS 3 Crossback has not been especially successful for DS, a brand that splintered off from the Citro├źn mothership about eight years ago. Now the time has come to update the compact SUV and DS has set about ringing the changes. Not only has the pointless Crossback suffix been ditched, DS has fitted some styling tweaks, fresh tech, and, for the electric E-Tense versions, greater range. But will all that be enough to make ...