Mitsubishi Pajero - All you need to know

Mitsubishi Pajero - All you need to know

The Mitsubishi Pajero was designed to be an entry-level albeit very capable off-roader that offers customers with a premium feel at a competitive price.  The SUV is available in a wide range of variants and two different body types which ensure that there is a Pajero that matches every budget.

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2019 Mitsubishi Pajero exterior

The overall silhouette of the SUV continues to feature a boxy design and gets several styling touches that are a nod to the early generation of Pajeros.

  • The front bumper is a completely redesigned unit which now features LEDs and encases the fog lamps.
  • The front grille has also been redesigned and gets chrome accents. 
  • On the side, we find flared wheel arches and ORVMs which also get the chrome treatment. 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero also comes with roof rails and side steps as standard.

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What does the standard exterior kit on the SUV include?

Other standard kit offered on the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero includes high-intensity-discharge headlights and LED daytime running lights. The car rides on chunky and sturdy 18-inch wheels which halve also been updated.

The 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero color options include silver metallic, white, black mica, red, grey metallic, solid white, quartz brown metallic, and platinum beige.

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Given Below are 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero dimensions –

Customers get the option of selecting between either a 3-door compact model or a full-sized 5-door version of Mitsubishi Pajero.

Measurements 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero 5- door 2019  Mitsubishi Pajero 3- door
Length 4900 mm 4385 mm
Width 1875 mm 1875 mm
Height 1,870 mm 1,850 mm
Wheelbase 2780 mm 2545 mm
Ground Clearance 215 mm 215 mm

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero interior

The interior of the SUV has been designed to be ergonomic and features silver accents throughout the cabin. Mitsubishi has also used attractive and pleasing materials throughout the interiors of the Pajero such as premium leather upholstery and soft to touch plastics which are offered as standard.

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What are the comfort features offered in the Mitsubishi Pajero?

The car only comes equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen navigation system and a roof-mounted DVD player which is quite outdated but it comes paired to a very capable Rockford 12 speaker sound system.

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2019 Mitsubishi Pajero specs

Here is a look at the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero specs -

Engine 3 - litre, 6 -cylinder, 24 Valve SOHC Petrol 3.8 -litre 6-cylinder, 24 valve SOHC Petrol
Power  177 bhp 243 bhp
Torque 259 Nm 327 Nm
Transmission 5-speed automatic 5-speed automatic

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How much fuel economy do the 3.0-litre and 3.8- litre engines deliver?

According to Mitsubishi both 3.8-litre and 3.0- litre variants of the 2019 Pajero only require 13 litres of petrol to travel 100 kilometres.

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero variants

The lineup of the 2019 Pajero includes both 5-door and 3-door models. The 3.8-liter motors are available in both 3-door as well as the much larger 5-door body styles but the smaller 3-liter motor is only offered in the larger 5 door version.

Is the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero available with a four-wheel drive?

The 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero is exclusively offered in an all-wheel-drive setup for both the 3-litre and 3.8-litre variants.

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero price

Mitsubishi Pajero price starts from AED 96,900, going all the way up to AED 130,000 across the SUV's 5 variant lineup.

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Variants Price
3.0L GLS 5 Door MID AED 96900
3.8L GLS 3 Door high AED 107900
3.0L GLS 5 Door High AED 109000
3.8L GLS 5 Door mid AED 120000
3.8L GLS 5 Door High AED 130000

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How does the new Mitsubishi Pajero stack up against rivals in terms of price?

In terms of pricing, the closest competitor to Mitsubishi Pajero is fellow Japanese carmaker Subaru’s Outback SUV. The entry-level model of Subaru Outback is priced at AED 97,500 making it marginally more expensive than Pajero.

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero safety features

Some standard safety features offered in the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero include

  •           ABS with EBD
  •           Active stability E and traction control
  •           Brake assist
  •           A rear camera and parking sensors
  •           Crash sensor

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2019 Mitsubishi Pajero competition

Other than the 2019 Ford Escape and Subaru Outback, the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero also competes with the likes of the segment favorite Toyota Fortuner which is based on the Hilux pickup truck platform.

Which SUV is more powerful, the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero or Toyota Fortuner?

The arch-rival of Pajero in the Fortuner lineup happens to be the entry-level EXR model of Toyota’s SUV. The EXR model is powered by a 164 bhp, 4-cylinder engine which produces 244 Nm of peak torque which is not as powerful as the entry-level 3.0-liter Pajero model.

Verdict

For a car of this age, Mitsubishi Pajero has managed to stand its ground against more modern competitors very well but at this point, the Japanese carmaker’s popular entry-level off-roader is starting to show its age, especially when it comes to the car's interior.

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