Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Wilmoths Group are a well established, approved DS Automobiles dealership, with a network of locations in the South of England, covering Kent, Sussex and Hampshire.

We offer the latest DS models, as well as approved used DS cars, with ever changing pre-owned stock that has been thoroughly tested in order to ensure the highest possible levels of quality.

On this page we've put together a list of frequently asked questions, which we hope will offer some helpful information about DS cars and what the benefits of buying DS are.

For any other questions, please feel free to submit an enquiry or contact our team directly.

Who makes DS cars?

DS cars were initially produced as a sub-brand of Citroën but, in June 2014, DS became a brand in its own right. It is owned by Groupe PSA.

Who are DS Automobiles?

DS Automobiles is the name of the premium marque in Groupe PSA. The cars are built on the heritage of the DS 19, a car produced by Citroën in the 1950s. The cars were produced by Citroën until 2014, when DS became a separate brand.

Do I qualify for DS Motability?

To qualify for DS Motability, you must have 12 months’ award length remaining on an eligible mobility allowance provided by the government. To find out more, visit our Motability page or contact your local Wilmoths DS dealer today.

How reliable as DS cars?

When DS cars first appeared on the market they faced a few teething issues. Luckily, however, the brand is now more established and reliability is considered to be much better.

How long is a DS warranty?

Every new DS comes with a three-year/60,000-mile warranty. This can be extended until your DS is five years old for an extra charge.

What DS finance is available?

A selection of finance packages is available from Wilmoths DS to help you fund your vehicle, including leasing and purchase options. These can be tailored to meet your needs and budget. For full details, visit our vehicle finance page or contact your local Wilmoths DS dealer.

What are the benefits of servicing my car at my DS dealer?

Choosing Wilmoths DS for your DS servicing means you’ll benefit from work that’s carried out by specially trained technicians who are familiar with the models. Any repairs and replacements will also be made with genuine, approved DS parts and, should you need a courtesy car while your vehicle is with us, we’ll provide one free of charge.

How frequently should I get my DS serviced?

To get the best ongoing performance from your DS, it’s vital to have it serviced regularly. The recommended service intervals for your model can be found in the driver manual. Alternatively, contact our Wilmoths DS aftersales department to find out when your next service is due.

How can I purchase DS Assistance?

DS Assistance is a complete support package designed to help you get the most from your motoring experience. Speak to the team at your local Wilmoths DS dealership today if you would like to purchase it.

Can DS provide the service history of my vehicle?

If your local Wilmoths DS dealer has previously serviced your DS vehicle, they will be able to provide you with the details you require. DS Automobiles itself does not hold this data. Give us a call today to find out more.

Does DS offer a vehicle rental service?

As part of new franchise standards introduced by DS in 2018, Wilmoths DS now offers a rental service. For details on the service and to make a booking, contact us today.