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Citroen DS 3 is Best Small Car in 2014 What Car? JD Power Survey


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May 29, 2014: DS 3 voted ‘Best Small Car’ in 2014 What Car? JD Power Survey DS 3 received particular praise for its styling, low running costs, driver visibility & exterior colour combinations DS 3 ranks 21st overall out of 109 models, with a customer satisfaction score of 79.3%

For the second year running, DS 3 has topped its class in the annual What Car? JD Power Survey. Voted ‘Best Small Car’ for 2014, DS 3 received a customer satisfaction score of 79.3% – the overall industry average was 77.2% – and was lauded for its styling, affordable running costs and driver visibility. Its personalisation options and exterior colour combinations also came in for significant praise.

Overall, the small car category winner came in 21st out of a total of 109 models in the survey, which ranks the views of real car owners.

Jim Holder, What Car? Editor, commented; “DS 3 has really established itself as an extremely desirable small car – its bold, fun and customisable styling sets it apart from its competitors and, as well as this latest accolade, DS 3 owners also enjoy low running costs, which is important for every motorist.”

DS 3, which was named ‘Best Supermini’ in the 2013 survey, was also praised for its equipment levels and responsive handling, which delivers a truly enjoyable driving experience.

Linda Jackson, Managing Director – CitroŽn UK & Ireland, said; “To top its class for two successive years is a fantastic result for DS 3 and it is all the more special to win an award that is voted for by owners themselves. Receiving such high praise for a variety of aspects, from styling to running costs, is testament to DS 3’s versatility and desirability as it continues to impress across the board.”