The Peugeot 3008 SUV has bested its industry rivals to take out the coveted 2018 Auto Express Driver Power awards and the “best mid-size SUV” in a landmark automotive award in the UK.
Derived from interviews of 80,000 new car owners, Driver Power is the UK’s largest and most in-depth automotive customer satisfaction survey.
The Peugeot SUV set an unmatched customer satisfaction score of 93.88% across 31 vehicle categories and nine judging criteria including:
• Reliability & Build Quality
• MPG (fuel) & Running Costs
• Safety Features
• Engine & Gearbox
• Ride & Handling
• Interior & Comfort
• Practicality & Boot Space
• Infotainment, Connectivity & Electrics
The victory did not stop there as the 3008 SUV was rated as the best vehicle in the ‘Exterior’ category and the ‘Safety Feature’ category, across all 75 vehicles eligible for the awards.
Since it launched in late 2016, the 3008 SUV has been a huge success for the Peugeot brand, with 350,000 vehicles sold worldwide. It demonstrates the latest technology with the state of the art Peugeot i-Cockpit®, with a compact multi-function steering wheel, 12.3” head-up digital instrument display and 8.0” capacitive touchscreen with Mirror Screen® functionality, comprising: Android Auto, Apple CarPlay™ and Mirror Link®.
In addition, the Peugeot 3008 SUV has a five star NCAP safety rating and offers a host of safety features as standard on all trim levels, including: AEB – Automatic Emergency Braking System.
Wesley Lang, Senior Research Manager at Driver Power, commented: “The Peugeot 3008 SUV is the best performing Mid-Size SUV in five of the nine Driver Power judging categories: The 3008’s performance proves that SUVs can excel in many judging categories long thought to be the domain of smaller vehicles. What is especially notable is that overall the 3008 SUV ranks third in Ride & Handling and fifth in Reliability & Build Quality across all ranked vehicles.”
Anouk Poelmann, Managing Director of Peugeot Australia, said: “The launch of the Peugeot 3008 in Australia signalled that we are serious about delivering quality products that capture the essence of French design and innovation,”
“Internationally the Peugeot 3008 has garnered an incredible 45 international awards and it’s proof positive that from design & engineering, to production & marketing that Peugeot is back better than ever,” Said Poelmann.
To learn more about the 2018 Auto Express Driver Power study visit – http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/best-cars/driver-power/95238/best-cars-to-own-driver-power-2018-results