2010 Diesel Car Award goes to the Peugeot 5008
OVERALL WINNER – 5008
SPORTS CAR OF THE YEAR – RCZ
BEST MPV – 5008
BEST CROSSOVER – 3008
Peugeot has won yet another accolade to add to its impressive awards list, winning the prestigious overall award for Car of the Year in the Diesel Car Magazine awards 2010.
Not content with winning Best MPV and Car of the Year for 2010, Peugeot also grabbed titles in two of the newest categories – Best Crossover with the 3008, and stormed the Sports Car class with the stylish new RCZ Sports Coupé.
More than 275 new cars have been put through their paces by Diesel Car’s expert testers to choose the winners in ten categories, introducing three new categories – Best Crossover, Best Sports Car and Best Eco Car which recognises the best in the hybrid world of motoring. This year’s awards are sponsored by Evolution Chips, one of the leaders in diesel tuning in the UK.
In revealing this year’s winners, Ian Robertson, Editor of Diesel Car magazine said: “We have seen a lot of talented contenders this year, despite the turmoil the motor industry has faced. I am really pleased to announce Peugeot taking the top spot with the spectacular 5008 winning Diesel Car – Car of the Year 2010. It truly is the right car for the right times, with competitive pricing, generous equipment levels and a good all-round driving experience, wrapped up in a package that seats seven; what more could a family buyer want from a car!”