European Car of the Year 2017 winner announced
The Peugeot 3008 takes the European Car of the Year crown at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show
The winner was decided by a team of 58 European judges, taking in factors like design, comfort, safety, performance and driver satisfaction. Judges have 25 points to award across at least five of the seven cars, making for a balanced shortlist.
The 3008 topped the points list, garnering a total of 319 points. The Alfa Romeo Giulia took second place with 296 points and the Mercedes E-Class clinched a podium position, taking 3rd with 197 points.
Jean-Philippe Imparato, CEO of Peugeot since last September, was visibly very touched:” We are so happy. It is a great moment and I am very proud to receive this prize for our Peugeot 3008.”
European Car of the Year - points tally
Peugeot 3008: 319 points
Alfa Romeo Giulia: 296 points
Mercedes-Benz E-Class: 197 points
Citroën C3: 166 points
Nissan Micra: 135 points
Check out what has won the coveted award in previous years below...
European Car of the Year - Past winners
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