PEUGEOT 3008 SUV WINS AGAIN AT THE FLEET WORLD HONOURS
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
- PEUGEOT 3008 SUV takes Fleet World Honour for Best Medium SUV
- 3008 SUV wins its class for the second year running
- “Great to drive, and excellent value.”
The PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has added to the growing list of awards it has accumulated since its launch in January 2017 by winning ‘Best Medium SUV of the Year’ in the 2018 Fleet World Honours. This is the second year running that the 3008 SUV has won its category, having been named ‘Best Crossover’ in 2017. The award was presented at the 2018 Fleet World Honours ceremony held at the RAC Club in London’s West End earlier today.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Fleet World Editor Alex Grant said, “Few sectors are as fiercely competitive, or highly desirable, as this. But the 3008 brings a lot to the table; distinctive and modern styling, an intuitive but incredibly stylish interior, and competitive petrol and diesel engines to suit all sorts of users. It’s also great to drive, and excellent value.”
PSA Group Fleet Director Martin Gurney said, “For the 3008 SUV to be recognised for two years in succession in the Fleet World Honours shows the strength of its appeal to the Fleet sector. The crisp, modern design and low emissions engine range are just what Fleets are looking for.”
As JATO Dynamics stated recently, PEUGEOT 3008 SUV sales soared by 555 per cent to almost 167,000 across 27 Western European countries in 2017, its first year on sale in the UK. Here, sales were responsible for more than 10 per cent of that total, reaching almost 18,000 during the year.
Since 1810 PEUGEOT has been producing durable products of excellence, since 1858 all are branded with the Lion logo – chosen to demonstrate strength, suppleness and swiftness to personify the durability of its products. As one of the earliest automotive producers, the PEUGEOT brand can trace its roots back to 1889 when it began producing automobiles and since then over 65 million vehicles have been produced, advancing technology with style and efficiency to enhance the customer experience. PEUGEOT is present in 160 countries, has 10,000 franchised Dealerships and is recognised the world over for the quality and design excellence of its products.
The UK is the third largest market for PEUGEOT with its UK Headquarters located in Coventry. The UK car line-up includes the 108, 208, 308, 508, 2008, 3008 and 5008 supplemented by people-carriers and van range that includes the Partner, Expert and Boxer.
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