Features, equipment and prices of the DR F35 crossover SUV

DR F35 is a crossover with a refined style, which continues the expansion of the DR Automobiles range. The car is located in a very competitive market segment, but very interesting in terms of sales volumes, let’s see its main features and prices.

The dimensions

The DR F35 is 447 cm long, 184 cm wide and 167 cm high, we can therefore say that it is placed on the market in direct competition with two beloved big crossovers: Nissan Qashqai and Hyundai Tucson. The wheelbase is generous (267 cm), to the advantage of the space for passengers; the trunk of 414 liters instead is not at the top of the category.

The sporty design of DR F35

The car presents silence and comfort high level, thanks to the aerodynamic lines and the acoustic insulation of the passenger compartment, as well as the use of high-tech materials, which isolate the main sources of noise. The crossover shows a sloping grille front, with the three upper air intakes featuring a matching element, the four satin holes and the lower guard combining black with body color and gray elements.

Same color combination on the side and tail; on the back we find LED headlights with three vertical elements and split exhausts integrated into the bumper. Standard alloy wheels 19 ″ and 225/55 tires, as an option it is possible to request 20 ″ tires combined with 245/45 tires. For the exterior you can choose four colors standard: red, black, white and blue. The front is gritty, the ribs of the sides give momentum to the DR F35. The crossover is even more dynamic also thanks to the presence of the plastic tailpipes in the wheel arches and the wide wheels.

The features and prices of the low-cost Italian SUV DR F35


As the House itself declares: “Let yourself be guided by comfort”. We see a large ergonomic dashboard with essential lines, elegant and functional, with all the controls close at hand. The bucket seats convey a feeling of comfort and safety, thanks to the soft padding. In the passenger compartment we note the presence of two screens, the 7-inch one in the dashboard and the 9-inch touch screen in the console. Elements that make the dashboard even more modern; in the thick tunnel, on the other hand, two drink holders and keys for some services available to passengers have been inserted (and increase comfort on board), as well as the button to start and stop the engine.

Let’s move on to the seats than what it is defined as the top of the range of low-cost SUVs, another very important element regarding the interior of the car. The front seats are heated in two stages, the driver’s seat, electrically adjustable in six directions, is equipped with lumbar support. The steering wheel instead it has a modern three-spoke design, is covered in leather, comfortable to hold and easy to use. There are multifunction buttons for audio entertainment, bluetooth, cruise control.

The DR F35 is equipped with panoramic roof, single and large element (92 cm), with two-stage electric awning. The front can be half open or fully open. From inside the passenger compartment you can enjoy the wide view. As for space, thanks to the long wheelbase of 2670 mm, the load compartment is large, as is the rear seat. The space for the legs for the rear passengers is among the largest in the category.

The engines of the DR F35 crossover

The DR F35 is equipped with the 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine 1.5, with 156 hp and 230 Nm of torque, it is capable of reaching a top speed of 185 km / h and sprinting from 0 to 100 km / h in 10.5 seconds. The car travels about 12.8 km on one liter of petrol. The gearbox is manual 6-speed, but you can also have the robot with double clutch and 6 gears; traction is front. As an option, the LPG system is also available for those interested.

The standard equipment

The crossover is particularly rich in terms of equipment, in the price list there is a single version with Parking Assist with four cameras, infotainment with 9-inch screen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, panoramic roof, automatic climate control, eco-leather interior, multifunction leather steering wheel, Cruise Control, instrumentation with 7-inch color display, heated front seats, fog lights with cornering function, Hill Holder and Hill Descent Control.

Full optional equipment is standard; thanks to 360 ° panoramic cameras any parking maneuver is much easier. The simple switch between the panoramic view and the independent views of the four cameras allows you to have a real-time control of the surrounding environment. By connecting the Android smartphone to the dashboard, it is possible to access the mirroring function which guarantees complete sharing of contents with multiplayer. Also present Apple CarPlay for iPhone.

The crossover also features Park assist and high definition rear camera; the eight sensors (4 front and 4 rear) combined with the rear camera facilitate parking maneuvers. Thanks to the Keyless and Start and Stop system, the car can be opened simply by pressing the button on the handle.

Security systems

The car guarantees complete protection to all occupants, thanks to the presence of 4 airbag: 2 front front, 2 front side, in addition to 2 curtain. The frame’s advanced 6D Body construction concept effectively absorbs front impact load and evenly disperses side impact energy, improving overall crash performance and making the safest driving.

The Bosch ESP 9.3 ensures improved wheel stability and accurate steering performance, integrating features such as ABS, EBD and TCS for added safety. When we start uphill, l’HHC (Hill Hold Control) Automatically prevents the vehicle from rolling backwards for 2 seconds after releasing the brake pedal. The button EPB replaces the traditional parking brake lever, improving the interior design. The parking brake is automatically applied when the car is stopped.

Equipment and prices

Like all DR brand cars, the F35 is also available with a single all-inclusive package. The list price and of 23.900 euro. You can also find the variant from 25.900 euro, which in addition has an automatic transmission, automatic climate control, heated front seats, 6 airbags and parking cameras with 360 ° view. For both versions of F35 it is possible to mount the LPG system, which can be ordered at a cost of 1,000 euros. The price, however, as usual for the brand, remains competitive.

DR F35, the Italian SUV

The affordable DR F35 Italian crossover



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