ALL-NEW PEUGEOT 3008 SUV DOES THE DOUBLE AND WINS BEST SUV AT CARBUYER BEST CAR AWARDS 2018

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

  • All-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV scoops the Best SUV award at the Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2018 for the second year in a row
  • The all-new 3008 SUV also beat its rivals to win in two further categories: Best 4x4 & SUV and Best Economical SUV
  • PEUGEOT’s technology receives recognition in the Carbuyer Car Tech Awards 2018 with the all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV picking up the highly commended award for its satellite navigation system

The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has scooped the Best SUV award at the Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2018 for the second year in a row, as well as clinching first place in two other awards categories.

The award winning all-new 3008 SUV impressed the judging panel which praised the SUV for its excellent drive, premium design and impressive interior, particularly highlighting its state of the art PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®. The technology that makes up the i-Cockpit® offers a more intuitive and engaging driving experience, with a compact multi-function steering wheel, 12.3” head-up digital instrument display and 8.0” capacitive touchscreen with Mirror Screen® functionality comprising of Android Auto, Apple CarPlay™ and Mirror Link®.

The goldrush continued at the Carbuyer Car Tech Awards 2018 where the all-new 3008 SUV’s satellite navigation system was awarded the highly commended prize in the Best Sat Nav category.

With the addition of these four prestigious accolades, the all-new 3008 SUV has now won 25 awards since its launch. Following the European start of sales in October 2017 it has sold over 278,000 vehicles globally and over 18,000 vehicles in the UK since January 2017. The most popular trim level is its Allure

Stuart Milne, Editor at Carbuyer, said: “In a market crammed with great models, it takes something truly special to stand out in the SUV market, and that’s what the all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV does with style and grace.

“Its interior is a real highlight, with a genuine concept-car look and feel and a standard-fit i-Cockpit® digital instrument display. The all-new 3008 SUV is superbly practical, comfortable and safe, too. It also features a range of efficient engines that keep running costs down, while still remaining an excellent car to drive.”

David Peel, Managing Director at PEUGEOT UK, said: “For the all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV to be awarded the Best SUV for a second year in a row is an incredible achievement. In a sector that has fierce competition, the all-new 3008 SUV yet again proved itself with a combination of practicality, refinement and high quality design.

“We’d like to thank Carbuyer for the Best 4x4 & SUVs award and the Most Economical SUV award which have both also been given to the all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV this year.”

The Carbuyer Awards recognise the best cars in the top 20 most popular car categories, as searched for by Carbuyer.co.uk users. The expert reviews team then narrow down the shortlist to arrive at a category winner where the all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV took four awards.

The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV can be fully configured and ordered using PEUGEOT’s industry leading ‘Order Online’ facility at www.peugeot.co.uk.

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