Peugeot 3008 Is the 2017 European Car of the Year

It managed to overcome worthy opponents

The COTY jury has spoken: the 2017 Car of the Year is the Peugeot 3008, as announced in Geneva, before the motor show's kick off.

Peugeot's 3008 secured 319 points and managed to score better than the likes of Alfa Romeo Giulia (296 points), Mercedes-Benz E-Class (197 points) and Volvo S90/V90 (172 points).

The other three models rounding up the chart were the Citroën C3 (166 points), Toyota C-HR (165 points) and Nissan Micra (135 points).

In receiving the 2017 European Car of the Year Award, Peugeot's 3008 crossover joins a club where recent members are the Opel Astra K, Volkswagen Passat, and the Peugeot 308.