Peugeot Models Awarded For Green and Stylish Credentials

Peugeot iOn

Peugeot iOn

"The iOn signals the arrival of the pure electric city car. Practical, affordable, fun-to-drive, spacious enough for four, and a cinch to park."

Peugeot has been presented with awards at the Next Green Car 2011 Awards and the Auto Express Best New car Awards.

A shortlist of the UK's greenest new cars of 2011/12 were selected for their environmental Green Car Rating, level of innovation, value, drive experience and design.

Managing Editor of Next Green Car, Dr Ben Lane, said: "The 2011 winners reflect the latest technologies being used by manufacturers to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions."

Peugeot iOn: City Car 2011 Winner

CO2 Emissions: 0g/km - Green Car Rating: 21

"The iOn signals the arrival of the pure electric city car. Practical, affordable, fun-to-drive, spacious enough for four, and a cinch to park."

Peugeot 508 Saloon 1.6 HDi: Large Family Car 2011 Winner

CO2 Emissions: 109g/km - Green Car rating: 32

"A great looking car, the new semi-automatic 508 is spacious and well equipped. Build quality and handling are excellent, with the best fuel economy in its class."

Dr Ben Lane , Managing Editor of Next Green Car: "To complement our Green Car Rating and Approved lists, the annual Next Green Car Awards gives our visitors an additional independent view to help them select their next green car."

Peugeot RCZ: Best Sports Coupe 2011

At the Auto Express Best New Car Awards, the Peugeot RCZ Sports Coupe has been named Best Sports Coupe for the second consecutive year.

Auto Express said: "The flagship GT THP 200 is the stand-out choice in the RCZ range. It sprints from 0-60mph in 7.3 seconds and has agile handling to match. The short-throw gearbox, grippy chassis and responsive steering give it the edge over rivals. And it all comes wrapped in the most eye-catching bodywork around."

Published 9 August 2011 Staff
 

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