Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is also known as Mitsubishi Challenger in some auto markets. This drive was firstly introduced in the year 1996 and has successfully completed its 2 decades of existence in the global auto sector. This Japanese mid-size SUV is counted among the leading drives in its segment. Focusing on Indonesia, the All New Pajero Sport is due to arrive in beginning of the year 2016 with a facelift and some advancements in features and engines. New Pajero Sport would be offered in 2WD and 4WD layouts with a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbocharged diesel engine. This powerhouse is capable of knocking out a peak power measuring 181 PS and a peak torque clocking 430 Nm. To make this engine more efficient, the 8-speed automatic transmission would be mated with it. The new Pajero Sport flaunts an aerodynamic structure with numerous features to make it convenient for the passengers to go for adventure trips in it. You get an appealing front with body creases on all over the body. The chrome roof rails, bold fenders, and dark side pillars add more to the sportiness of this drive. Slide inside this drive and get set to find more. The sportiness is not limited to the exterior only and similar gracious elements are employed inside the cabin to give you a thrilling feel. The premium upholstery, 8-way adjustable front seats, automatic air conditioning system and paddle shifter, keep them all counting. Adding to this are cruise control, surplus cabin storage and advanced entertainment system with 7-inch touch screen and 8 speakers. The steering wheel of this drive carries audio controls on it for the convenience of the driver. The safety of passengers and vehicle have not been compromised in this drive. This SUV comes with at least 2 airbags at front and seat belts with pre-tensioners. And this is the least to count, you also get park distance reversing signal with rear view camera, vehicle immobilizer, and anti-theft alarm system. To ensure stability and steadiness, this Mitsubishi drive is employed with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Active Stability Traction Control, and Anti-Lock Braking System. The collapsible steering column, RISE body safety and foot pedal collapse are some of the other features which give you peace of mind while ensuring safety.
The seven-seater New Pajero Sport is expected to a mileage of 11.0-litre/100km in city drives with 7.5-litre/100km on smooth or highways rides. You can expect a combined mileage showing somewhere close to 9.5-litre/100 kms in standard conditions on an average. Overall, the efficiency of this powerhouse looks pretty decent considering the overall kerb weight of this sporty drive.
The All New Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is speculated to come packed with a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbocharged diesel powerhouse. This engine is already offered with the Mitsubishi's popular L200 vehicle and is expected to deliver the same efficiency in power and performance. The maximum power knocked out by this engine counts to 181 PS and the maximum torque shows 430 Nm. 8-speed automatic transmission would be coupled with this engine to make it more efficient and convenient.
The New Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is powered by a 2.4-litre turbo diesel engine and you can expect some decent numbers during its acceleration and pickup. Though, the numbers have not been revealed yet, but considering the other features in mind, this segment will also not disappoint you.
A robust look is what you would find while throwing the very first sight on the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The front grille has been divided in two parts with a narrow line. The upper grill is kept narrow with chrome plating and big Mitsubishi insignia in the center. Bold angular headlights make their way into this grille make it more appealing and wide. The lower grille is rather broad and big with criss-cross styling to allow better airflow and ensure more efficiency. This aerodynamic drive has creases on its bonnet and sides which make it look sporty. Also, you would find its fenders pronounced and high cut to allow off-roading in a convenient manner. Dark side pillars and chrome finished roof rails are some of the other features which add more sportiness in the exterior of this SUV. To make the entries and exits convenient, side steps are also offered in Pajero Sport.
All New Mitsubishi Pajero Sport comes with better overall dimensions to provide more comfort to the passengers while enhancing the look of this SUV. This drive is expected to arrive with measurements counting 4785 mm x 1815 mm x 1805 mm (L x W x H) in Dakar and Exceed trims while the GLX variant stand a little shorter in height with along with 4785 mm x 1815 mm x 1800 mm (L x W x H) along with a wheelbase of 2800 mm. The length of this new drive has been enhanced with 90 mm, height is shortened with 35 mm and the width and wheelbase have been kept same in comparison to its predecessor. The ground clearance is also increased by 13 mm making it 218 mm which allows it to be a good off-roader.
The cabin space of 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has numerous aspects to attract its buyers. This SUV is wrapped with beige/black interior trim which also enhance the beauty of other features given to this sturdy drive. To offer you best seating comfort, both of the front seats have 8-way power adjustment facility. Talking about the steering column, this also can be height adjusted for more comfort for the driver. To make driving comfortable, cruise control and paddle shifters are also provided in this drive. The SUV offers ample cabin space for all the occupants which allowing equally decent luggage space. Other than all these features, automatic air conditioning with air vents on all 3 rows are also employed in this robust machine. As per the information revealed by the company so far, the dashboard would be designed similar to Mitsubishi's L200 with appealing trimming, hi-tech equipment & materials, and a different lower center console than the previous version.
The comfort of all the occupants is kept in mind while engineering this beast and so it gets lots of features which ensure a safe and comfortable ride to you every time. This SUV has automatic air conditioner along with air vents to keep a check on the cabin temperature. Cruise control and paddle shifters make the rides easy and more convenient for the driver. Also, the multi-functional steering wheel comes mounted with audio controls so that you may drive and control the stereo, both at the same time. Some cabin storages are also provided in this drive so that you may pack your surplus luggage in the cabin without making it look messy. Apart from this, you can also expect power socket for the passengers to charge their gadgets on the way.
The new Pajero Sport by Mitsubishi comes with a decent wheelbase and height to allow a comfortable headroom and legroom to all its passengers. This 7-seater SUV has a boot capacity of 1050-litres after folding the third-row seats to flat. This luggage area space can be further enhanced after folding the second-row seats depending on your requirement.
2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is expected to arrive with a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbocharged diesel engine. This engine is similar to the one already available in Mitsubishi's L200 vehicle. Talking about the maximum power offered by this engine, it measures to 181 PS and a maximum torque clocking 430 Nm. This engine would be surprisingly mated with the 8-speed automatic transmission for better efficiency, smooth and convenient driving.
Along with comfort, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport also carries a high-tech infotainment system. This entertainment package comprises of AM/FM radio, CD player, USB, AUX, Bluetooth and iPod connectivity. This system enables you to play the music of your choice by connecting with your device. Along with these features, 8 speakers are also packed at different corners of the SUV to deliver a crisp and clear sound of your playlist. A 7-inch touchscreen given at the center of the dash allows you to navigate your new driveways and ensure that you are never lost. For the entertainment of rear passengers, a large 10.2-inch LED screen is installed overhead.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is an SUV and is expected to deliver steady and stable drives to you on the road and off the road. To practically make this possible, 16 and 18-inch alloy wheels are on offer with tyre size of 265/70 R16. and 265/60 R18 respectively The perfect combination of these wheels with tires not only give the liberty to take it on adventure trips but also complete the exterior in the most impressive manner.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has an effective braking system to ensure the protection of its occupants and the vehicle. This adventure drive is fitted with ventilated disc brakes at all of its 4 wheels which coordinate perfectly and make you experience efficient braking. Also, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) along with 4 sensors and 4-channel are also plotted in this vehicle. Coming to the suspension system, independent cable wishbone along with coil springs and stabilizer bar type front suspension and tree link torque with arm coil springs and stabilizer type rear suspension ensure that this SUV is handled well even during rugged drives or high speeds.
Coming to the safety section, this Mitsubishi drive can be considered very safe keeping the features employed in it. The Pajero Sport is appointed with dual SRS airbags which protect the front seats passengers from any impact energy. With this, you also get park distance reversing signal along with rear view camera in this SUV which alarms the drivers for any obstruction through the image shown on the screen. This makes it convenient for the driver to park this big vehicle safely. To prevent Pajero Sport against any theft, it comes with vehicle immobilizer and anti-theft alarm system. Also, Active Stability Traction Control, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, and Anti-Lock Braking System are appointed in this SUV to keep it stable and within the control of the driver. Few other safety aspects employed in this Mitsubishi drive include collapsible steering column, voice and flashing warning lights, RISE body safety and foot pedal collapse.