Peugeot 3008 is car of the year

Geneva, 6 March 2017

The 6 March 2017 we will not forget so quickly at Peugeot. In the morning the PSA group of Peugeot and Citroën the takeover of Opel and Vauxhall from GM announced the joy of the coveted "car of the year" award for the own compact SUV Peugeot, in the late afternoon then 3008.

Elected by 58 car journalists

Traditionally, the short called "COTY" prize for the best European car is awarded on the eve of the Geneva Auto show. A jury of 58 European auto journalists selects seven finalists in the first round of 30 new vehicles. These seven cars are then tested by the jury and evaluated. Each juror has 25 points to forgive, he must distribute at least five cars. He may within ten points awarded per car.

Place two to three Alfa and Mercedes

At the end of kührte the jury of the Peugeot 3008 with 319 points to the car of the year 2017. The Alfa Romeo Giulia with 296 points ended up ranked second. The Mercedes E-class with a good 99-points gap (197 points) secured third place. The Volvo S90 (172 points), the Citroën C3 (166 points), the Toyota C-HR (165 points), as well as the Nissan Micra (135 points) followed by the ranks of four to seven. (black & white)