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Travel 1st class inside our hatchbacks

Elegant design, sophisticated silhouette: DS 9 and DS 4 will offer exceptional comfort.
DS 4
Explore the DS 4 compact hatchback, an elegant vehicle with an aerodynamic profile, as high performance around town as on the open road. Offered with power outputs from 130 to 225 hp, the DS 4 compact hatchback is available as a plug-in hybrid, petrol or diesel. Available with several interior and exterior finishes, DS 4 offers the opportunity for unique personalisation, in particular with its wheels. Also see the technical innovations synonymous with driver comfort and safety: autonomous driving system, night vision system that detects pedestrians etc…
DS 9
Explore DS 9, a saloon that combines elegance and comfort with up to 5 metres in length. Available with an E-TENSE plug-in hybrid power unit, all models are fitted with an automatic gearbox. On top of its elegant interior design with refined materials, the DS 9 saloon is fitted with the best possible equipment for increasing the comfort of the cockpit such as heated, cooling and massaging seats. Also enjoy innovative technology and the FOCAL Electra® sound system, for a remarkable acoustic experience.
Discover our FAQs
What is a hatchback?
The Hatchback is a low vehicle, of average size, measuring between 4 and 5 metres in length with 5 doors and at least 4 seats inside. The Hatchback is versatile and adapted to long journeys but also family trips thanks to its spacious cockpit.
Why buy a hatchback?

The Hatchback is a premium vehicle par excellence, generally featuring the latest technology to offer the driver the best experience at the wheel. It provides a safe and soothing ride for the motorist and their passengers. When it comes to business usage, the Hatchback is often the kind of vehicle particularly favoured by private hire drivers.


For example, DS 9 from DS Automobiles has heated, cooled and massaging seats for cockpit comfort front and rear. As far as trim goes, there are refined materials that demonstrate the Hatchback’s elegance.

Two-box or three-box hatchback: what are the differences?

The hatchback can have two shapes of bodywork, which is divided into types: two box or three box.


Three-box Hatchback
This class of Hatchback can be broken down into 3 sections: an engine compartment where the bonnet is, the passenger compartment and boot. This kind of vehicle doesn’t have a tailgate but a regular boot lid.


Two-box Hatchback
Different to the three-section model, the two-box Hatchback is made up of 2 parts: the engine compartment and the cockpit with the boot integrated. This model has a tailgate with the rear window and bootlid opening as one. It’s about the most common type of Hatchback.

What are the different versions of hatchback?

Touring hatchback
Its good road holding makes this the ultimate vehicle for long journeys and enables it to cover the kilometres comfortably. Generally close to 5 metres long, the touring Hatchback has a spacious and welcoming cockpit. Its length also ensures it has generous boot capacity.


Compact hatchback
The compact Hatchback sits between the supermini and the more classic saloon. Unlike three-box Hatchback vehicles, the compact two-box has a large vertical tailgate at the rear. The versatility of the compact Hatchback makes it a vehicle that’s at ease in town but also on the open road.

Buying a new Hatchback: what's the choice of power unit?

If you’re buying a new Hatchback you have the choice between combustion engine and electrified power units. Petrol and diesel cars benefit from having a greater range than electric vehicles. On the other hand, the latter are more economical on fuel and more eco-friendly.


At DS Automobiles, the range of new Hatchbacks includes vehicles with petrol or diesel engines but also with plug-in hybrid power units, all with automatic gearboxes. The benefit of offering hybrid Hatchbacks stems from the combination between internal combustion and electric power units. This combination doesn’t just give a vehicle good petrol economy but also makes a spirited model with plenty of range on the road. You can even choose the power of the motor depending on your requirements: from 130 to 360hp.