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DS 3: Ease of use and comfort / Heating and Ventilation

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual

Air intake

The air circulating in the passenger compartment is filtered and originates either from the exterior, via the grille located at the base of the windscreen, or from the inside in air recirculation mode.


Depending on version, the controls are accessible in the Climate touch screen menu or are grouped together on the centre console panel.

Air distribution

DS 3. Heating and Ventilation

  1. Windscreen demisting/de-icing vents
  2. Front side window demisting/de-icing vents
  3. Adjustable and closable side air vents
  4. Adjustable and closable central air vents
  5. Air outlets to the front footwells
  6. Air outlets to the rear footwells

Repositioning the backrests

First check that the outer seat belts are lying vertically flat alongside the backrest latching rings. Put the backrest 2 in the upright position and push it firmly to latch it home...


Using the ventilation and air conditioning system To ensure that air is distributed evenly, keep the external air intake grilles at the base of the windscreen, the nozzles, the vents, the air outlets and the air extractor in the boot free from obstructions...

Other information:

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: SCR system

Using a liquid called AdBlue® that contains urea, a catalytic converter turns up to 85% of the nitrogen oxides (NOx) into nitrogen and water, which are harmless to health and the environment. The AdBlue® is contained in a special tank holding about 15 litres...

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: 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...



DS 3. Selector

Switching on Switching off (long press) Brightness adjustment Display height adjustment

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