2017 Mitsubishi Pajero review, sport

Pajero has been a household name for SUVs ever since it first made its appearance in 1982 and won the hearts of car enthusiasts. For a long time after its initial launch, Pajero had been wearing the crown of the best SUV. The popular car is presently in its 4th generation of production, which started in the year 2006. The 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero will not introduce a new generation but will be an upgraded and modernized version of the existing one. However, there’ll be significant changes in many aspects which include better driving comfort, security and off-road capability. In addition to that, the car will also be more economical and more environment friendly!

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero: Visual Remodeling

The 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero will be based on the new Grand Sport concept, which means it will have a typical rectangular design and it’s going to be a sturdy, solid vehicle perfectly suited for rough terrains. The sharp and slender chassis imparts an edgy feel to the all-round appearance. The car at once creates a powerful impression and lives up to it through its performance.

That being said, the detailing in its design includes a newly incorporated three strip grille, LED lights, reinvented exterior and more. To increase the availability of space inside the car, the position of the battery has also been changed, shifting it under the payload.

Changes on the Inside:

Design of 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero has been so manipulated as to make the car ideal for off-road adventures. People who like rough excursions will find a perfect partner in this SUV. Detailing on the inside will be mostly composed of wood and plastic, the seats will possibly be cowhide trimmed. As for infotainment, more than the basics shall be provided with.

Buyers can be sure to find features like touchscreen display, audio system, navigation, wireless connectivity and more. Security amenities are also being upgraded and riders will be safer than ever while riding this very latest version of Pajero.

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero interior

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero: Powertrain Variants and Fuel Economy

  • Going by the info available from reliable sources, 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero will be powered by a supercharged V6.3 liter petrol engine that can contribute up to 190 HP. An inline-four diesel engine of 3.2 liter will also be available as an option. This second variant would have a capacity to churn up a little more power, that is, 200 HP.
  • There are also suggestions about the probable availability of a hybrid engine where a four-cylinder unit is to be combined with an electric motor and lithium battery, producing more energy than the basic engine would produce. Also, it is going to be immensely eco-friendly, showing significant reduction in carbon dioxide emission. These engines with be mated with eight-speed transmission.
  • As for fuel economy, that too is going to improve and this latest model will prove to be more economic than its predecessors. Estimated fuel economy is somewhere around 35 mpg combined, which is indeed a plausible figure for a SUV.

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero rear

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero: Release Date and Price

The 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero might be seen in showrooms by end of 2016, though we cannot affirm that just yet. Prices are largely under speculation, it’ll definitely be at par with its competitors and as such, it is expected to be price around $52,000 to $75,000.

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