- PEUGEOT 2008 SUV wins the Small SUV category at the Auto Express Driver Power 2017 Awards
- Highest rated in its class in five categories including Engine & Gearbox, Exterior, Safety Features, MPG & Running Costs, Reliability & Build Quality
- PEUGEOT also scoops a Silver Award in the City Car Category for the PEUGEOT 108
For motorists in the market for a small SUV there is no better choice than the PEUGEOT 2008 SUV, according to thousands of customers who took part in the Auto Express Driver Power survey 2017.
The Auto Express Driver Power survey is the biggest motoring satisfaction report of its type, with participation from more than 70,000 UK car owners who were asked to judge their car in a host of crucial areas. PEUGEOT is thrilled to reveal that the 2008 SUV scooped the Gold award in the highly competitive Small SUV category, beating all of its competitors.
A huge success story since its launch in 2013, with over 69,000 sold in the UK, the PEUGEOT 2008 SUV combines style and innovation with a range of efficient, high performance engines, not to mention stand out safety. It was this blend of compelling features which handed the 2008 SUV its victory.
Driver Power respondents gave the 2008 SUV an outstanding overall rating of 91.45 percent, with owners’ feedback placing it first out of all its competitors in five categories: Engine & Gearbox, Exterior, Safety Features, MPG & Running Costs, Reliability & Build Quality.
A feature that has proven highly desirable is the 2008 SUV’s PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®. Unique to the PEUGEOT brand, it embodies the driving characteristics of the PEUGEOT 2008 SUV, being agile, intuitive and safe.
It features a compact sports steering wheel which offers precise steering and manoeuvrability, which is teamed with a 7” multifunction colour touchscreen,with Mirror Screen® functionality comprising, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay™ and Mirror Link®, putting all the functionality at your fingertips.
In addition, the head-up instrument panel allows driver information to be accessed without taking the eyes off the road.
Innovation is not just limited to the interior, Grip Control® - an adapted traction control system – gives the 2008 SUV versatility on all types of terrain. Equipment available on the PEUGEOT 2008 SUV also includes (subject to trim level) 3D Connected Satellite Navigation, colour reversing camera, Active City Brake and Park Assist. The Euro 6 engines such as the 1.2L PureTech 130 Stop&Start 6-speed manual, another big hit with Driver Power respondents, ensure high-level driving pleasure while remaining fuel efficient.
It was a case of double honours too, as the PEUGEOT 108 also collected an award, picking up Silver in the Best City Car category, achieving an overall customer satisfaction score of 89.09% and top ratings across the sector in the following Driver Power Judging Categories: Ride & Handling, Practicality and Boot Space.
To find out more, please contact Westover Peugeot in Poole or Bournemouth.