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DS DS5 Hybrid (2015-2016) review

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Key features
  • Large
  • Used only
  • Hybrid
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Starting off life under the Citroën brand flag, the French manufacturer is now pushing the DS range as a marque in its own right. Revamped for 2015, the largest model of the range, now simply called DS 5, is available in petrol and diesel guises, as well as a four-wheel-drive hybrid. Like the previous model, it straddles established car classes, with a high-riding hatchback body style that aims to rival premium marques with its design flair and interior ambience.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • We did not hear from enough DS owners to rate this carmaker's reliability. However, you can see the ratings for 35 car brands by heading to our most and least reliable cars brands guide.
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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  2. 62%
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  3. 84%
    Highest score
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