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DS 3: Digital instrument panel / Customising the instrument panel

DS 3 2016-2023 Owners Manual

Depending on version, the appearance of the instrument panel may be customisable (colour and/or display mode).

DS 3. Customising the instrument panel Display language and units

When travelling abroad, the speed must be shown in the official units of the country you are driving in (mph, miles or km/h, km).

DS 3. Customising the instrument panel As a safety measure, these adjustments must be carried out with the vehicle stationary.

Choosing a display colour

The display colour can be selected in the setting of a profile in the Settings touch screen menu.

Depending on version, the possible choices are:

  • "Champagne" (white and champagne),
  • "Performance Line" (gold and carmine). If the vehicle is so equipped, selecting the "Sport" mode automatically changes the display colour of the instrument panel (red theme).


    Some lamps have a fixed location, others can change location. For certain functions that have indicator lamps for both operation and deactivation, there is only one dedicated location...

    Choosing the display mode

    In each mode, specific types of information are displayed on the instrument panel. Turn the thumbwheel on the left of the steering wheel to display and scroll through the various modes on the instrument panel...

    Other information:

    DS 3 2016-2023 Owners Manual: First steps

    With the engine running, a press mutes the sound. With the ignition off, a press turns the system on. Increase or decrease the volume using the wheel or the "plus" or "minus" buttons (depending on the equipment). Use the menu buttons on either side of or below the touch screen for access to the menus, then press the virtual buttons in the touch screen...

    DS 3 2016-2023 Owners Manual: Switching on/pausing. Modifying the cruise speed setting.  Switching off. Malfunction

    Switching on/pausing Turn thumbwheel 1 to the "CRUISE" position to select cruise control mode; the function is paused. Press button 2 or 3 to activate cruise control and save a speed setting when the vehicle has reached the desired speed; the vehicle’s current speed is saved as the speed setting...


    Principle of operation

    DS 3. Principle of operation

    Using the rear camera, the vehicle's close surroundings are recorded during manoeuvres at low speed.

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