Citroën DS3 is a three door hatchback and the first model of the new series DS (Different Spirit) which refers to the legendary Citroën DS (1955-1975). It has been manufactured from 2010 till 2016 by Citroën and from 2016 till 2019 under the new separated brand DS Automobiles. In 2010 it has been awarded the „Car of the Year '' by Top Gear automobile magazine. Over the years of production DS3 has been offered with a wide range of petrol and diesel engines. Weaker versions of petrol and diesel engines were offered with manual 5 shifts gearboxes and the strongest versions were compatible with 6 shifts manual gearboxes and with automatic gearboxes. It also offered a variety of different body colours with possible different colours of the roof so the buyers had a great possibility to personalize their cars. At the Geneva Motor Show DS introduced the strongest variant - DS3 racing with a limited number of 2000 pieces manufactured. Racing version offered 207 horsepower and re-designed more aerodynamic body as well as interior with carbon fiber elements and 18 inch rims. In 2012 there has been announced a convertible version. The rally version of Citroën DS3 WRC debuted in 2011 Rally Sweden.
Interior fuse box panel is located at the left hand side driver's lower dashboard with an easy access. Airbags are protected by 5 amps fuse marked with F3 number.