The PEUGEOT 208 and 2008 at the top of their categories at the Women's World Car of the Year
Added: 11 March 2021
For the 11 th edition of the Women's World Car of the Year, this unique world jury composed exclusively of women journalists in the automotive sector, announced its verdict for each of the 9 existing categories.
The PEUGEOT 208 wins the title in the best city car category.
The PEUGEOT 2008 wins the title in the category of best urban SUV.
Created in 2009, the jury for the Women's World Car of the Year is made up of 50 women journalists from the automotive sector, from 38 different countries on 5 continents.
First, these journalists nominated the 3 best cars in each category.
At the end of the second round, the PEUGEOT 208 emerged as winner of the best city car category against the Toyota Yaris and the Honda Jazz.
Elected Car of the Year 2020 and already holder of 24 awards, the PEUGEOT 208 emerges at the heart of the B segment by making its contribution to what makes the success of the PEUGEOT range. Its athletic appearance and careful design give it a high-end character that fits perfectly with the Peugeot brand's move upmarket.
At the end of January 2021, 265,000 units of PEUGEOT 208 had been sold worldwide since its launch.
Still at the end of the second round, the PEUGEOT 2008 is, for its part, the winner of the best urban SUV category against the Renault Captur and the Kia Sonet.
Statutory and distinctive, the PEUGEOT 2008 is totally in line with the style of the PEUGEOT range while displaying its own personality. Well placed on its wheels, the car asserts a powerful and distinctive style.
At the end of January 2021, 203,000 units of PEUGEOT 2008 had been sold worldwide since its launch.
The PEUGEOT 208 and 2008 are also part of the era of energy transition since they are offered in thermal (petrol and diesel) and electric versions.
These 2 vehicles were chosen according to the following criteria: safety, comfort, technologies and connectivity, quality / price ratio, environmental impact and design.
The PEUGEOT 208 and 2008 are therefore in the race for the final election of the Women's World Car of the Year, the result of which will be known on March 8, 2021 during Women's Day.