PEUGEOT 3008 SUV MAKES IT A HAT-TRICK WITH WIN AT CARBUYER BEST CAR AWARDS 2019

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

  • PEUGEOT 3008 SUV wins ‘Best Medium SUV’ award at Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2019
  • Victory at the 2019 awards marks a hat-trick for the PEUGEOT 3008 in the ‘Best Medium SUV’ category
  • PEUGEOT 3008 SUV praised for delivering a stylish and practical option in the SUV market
  • The category winning SUV has scooped 61 global awards since launch

Named as ‘Best Medium SUV’ at the 2019 Carbuyer Best Car awards, the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has been praised for providing the SUV sector with a stylish family car which is enjoyable to drive.

The ‘Best Medium SUV’ award from Carbuyer is just the latest in a range of awards picked up by the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV in 2018, after being named ‘Best Family Car’ in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018 and ‘Best Medium SUV of the Year’ in the 2018 Fleet World Honours.

With the addition of the Carbuyer award, the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has now won an incredible 61 awards globally since launch.

The PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has proved to be a great success, with 430,000 sold worldwide and almost 37,000 in the UK. The compact SUV features cutting-edge technology including the innovative PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®,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®

Steve Fowler, Editorial Director of Carbuyer said: "The PEUGEOT 3008 SUV remains the outstanding choice in the medium SUV class, despite its ever-expanding band of rivals. It does the family car job with aplomb but still manages to remain great fun to drive. With sharp looks and that class-leading cabin also in the mix, it’s a hugely appealing ownership proposition and a worthy winner."

David Peel, Managing Director at PEUGEOT UK, said: “To be named Best Medium SUV for a third year in a row is a great achievement for the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV. The award stands as a testament to the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV’s lasting popularity and proves how the compact SUV is still making an impression.

“Thanks to the advanced safety provisions that come with the car along with the innovative tech features with the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®, the 3008 SUV is clearly a highly sought after model amongst drivers looking to get into the SUV market.”

The Carbuyer Awards present 26 accolades, with the winners determined by the car types that received the largest search volume and page views on the carbuyer.co.uk website in the last 12 months. The individual categories reflect the sectors that matter most to in-market car buyers.

The 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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PEUGEOT

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.

PEUGEOT UK

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, 2008 SUV, 3008 SUV, all-new 5008 SUV and all-new 508 supplemented by people-carriers and a van range that includes the Partner, Expert and Boxer. The standard car and van line-up is supported by Electric Vehicles. The range includes the iOn and the Electric version of their most popular small van, the Partner Electric.

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PEUGEOT UK COMMUNICATIONS Contacts

Andrew Didlick, Director Communications, Events & Brand Partnerships
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James Parfett, Head of Communications
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Kerry Livesey, PR Manager
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Mason Finney, Media Relations Executive
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Craig Morrow, Press Fleet Officer
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John Kendall, LCV and Fleet PR Consultant
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