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DS 3: Driving / Adaptive Cruise Control

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual

DS 3. Adaptive Cruise Control For more information, refer to the General recommendations on the use of driving and manoeuvring aids and the Cruise control - particular recommendations.

This system automatically maintains the vehicle speed at a value set by the driver (speed setting), while respecting a safety distance from the vehicle in front (target vehicle) previously set by the driver. The system automatically manages the acceleration and deceleration of the vehicle.

With the Stop & Go function, the system manages braking until the vehicle comes to a complete stop and the restarting of the vehicle.

DS 3. Adaptive Cruise Control The brake lamps come on if the vehicle is slowed down by the system.

It can be dangerous to drive if the brake lamps are not in perfect working order.

DS 3. Adaptive Cruise Control

To do this, the system uses a camera fitted at the top of the windscreen and a radar fitted in the front bumper.

DS 3. Adaptive Cruise Control Primarily designed for driving on main roads and motorways, this system only works with moving vehicles driving in the same direction as your vehicle.

DS 3. Adaptive Cruise Control If the driver activates the direction indicator to overtake a slower vehicle, cruise control may temporarily reduce the distance to the target vehicle to facilitate overtaking, without exceeding the speed setting.


Only available on versions with the EAT8 automatic gearbox and drive selector. This system automatically adjusts the speed and corrects the trajectory of the vehicle, using the Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop&Go function in conjunction with the Lane Positioning Assist...

Steering-mounted controls

ON (CRUISE position)/OFF Activation of cruise control at the current speed/decrease speed setting Activation of cruise control at the current speed/increase speed setting Pause/resume cruise control with the speed setting previously savedConfirmation of vehicle restart after automatic stop (versions with Stop & Go function) Depending on version:Display the speed thresholds save..

Other information:

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Engine oil

The level is checked, with the engine having been switched off for at least 30 minutes and on level ground, using the dipstick. It is normal to top up the oil level between two services (or oil changes). It is recommended that you check the level, and top up if necessary, every 3,000 miles (5,000 km). In order to maintain the reliability of the engine and emissions control system, never..

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Active Safety Brake with Collision Risk Alert and Intelligent emergency braking assistance

For more information, refer to the General recommendations on the use of driving and manoeuvring aids. This system: warns the driver that their vehicle is at risk of collision with the vehicle in front, a pedestrian or, depending on version, a cyclist. reduces the vehicle's speed to avoid a collision or limit its severity. The system also takes motorcyclists and animals into acco..


Remote control function

DS 3. Remote control function

The remote control can be used for the following remote functions, depending on version:

Unlocking/Locking/Deadlocking the vehicle. Unlocking/Locking the boot. Folding/Unfolding the door mirrors. Folding/Unfolding the exterior door handles. Activating/Deactivating the alarm. Locating the vehicle. Closing the windows. Activating the vehicle’s electronic immobiliser.

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