Used Car of the Year Awards 2022: Overall winner
With demand for used cars on the rise, you’ll want to know which are the best buys. Here we reveal our overall Used Car of the Year and why it won...
Peugeot 5008 (2017-present)
This is always a tough decision, narrowing down so many appealing used car buys and then picking just one overall winner.
This year, we were deeply impressed by the BMW 530e; it’s a classy and efficient luxury hybrid car that offers excellent value for money. We also love the fact that an ideal example of the previous-generation Skoda Octavia Estate, one of our favourite all-rounders, can be bought for a mere £10,000.
But in the end, one car stood head and shoulders above all the others, and that was the Peugeot 5008. As
a new car, it has long been one of our favourite large SUVs, dominating its category in our main Car of the Year Awards for three years in a row after it was launched, and now it’s become a brilliant used buy.
It still has all that we ever loved about it – its refinement, driving manners, practicality and comfort – and now adds in an eyebrow-lifting level of affordability. That a car we love so much new should be such great value when bought used is a terrific result.
Our pick You’ll find a 2018 Peugeot 5008 with the smooth and efficient 1.2-litre petrol engine in well-equipped Allure trim for just £21,000.
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