The DS3 is a supermini, produced by the French manufacturer Citroën since 2009 and officially launched in January 2010. This is the first car in the new DS range from Citroën (pronounced déesse, which is French for goddess). It was first hinted by the concept car Citroën DS Inside. While DS branding explicitly recalls the classic Citroën DS, the DS3 bears no resemblance to the older car and shares none of its uniqueness.
The Citroën DS3 was named 2010 Car of the Year by Top Gear Magazine, awarded first supermini four times in a row by the JD Power Satisfaction Survey UK and second most efficient supermini (Citroën DS3 1.6 e-HDi 115 Airdream : True MPG 63.0mpg) by What car ? behind the Citroën C3. In 2013, it was again the most sold premium subcompact car with 40% of these market shares in Europe.