The Mitsubishi Pajero: Reliable SUV performance

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The Mitsubishi Pajero has earned legendary status in the 4×4 rally world. The Mitsubishi Pajero has consistently won the Dakar Rally.  It has won more than 12 times making it the vehicle with the most number of Dakar Rally stage wins. The Mitsubishi Pajaro traces its beginnings in 1978 where the first Pajero prototype was introduced.

 

Mitsubishi Pajero Overview

 

The first generation Pajero debuted in the Tokyo Motor Show in October 1981 and was launched in the market in October 1981. The first generation was in instant hit with heavy-duty off-road enthusiasts thanks to its powerful engine, strong construction, and innovative front double-wishbone suspension.

 

Fast forward to 2020 and the fourth-generation Mitsubishi Pajero is still a crowd favorite heavy-duty Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) that can conquer rough terrain as well as provide premium comfort for the driver and passenger. The latest generation Mitsubishi Pajero debuted in September 2006 in the Paris Motorshow. The fourth-generation Mitsubishi Pajero featured an updated interior styling and exterior design. It was also integrated with the latest active and passive features like dual-stage SRS front airbags, side-impact, and curtain airbags. The fourth-generation Mitsubishi Pajero also comes equipped with Mitsubishi’s innovative Super-Select 4WD II system with improved active stability and traction control.

 

The Mitsubishi Pajero comes in two body types in the UAE. The 5-Door standard SUV and the smaller 3-door compact SUV. The 5-Door SUV comes in one variant but is offered with 2 engine options and 2 different trim levels for each engine option.

 

Mitsubishi Pajero 5-Door Exterior Design

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The fourth-generation Mitsubishi Pajero is an old and dated design in 2020. The SUV still features roughly the same profile as the one that was launched in 2006 nearly 15 years ago in what is considered as one of the longest production runs for any modern SUV. While class competitors like the Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrol have evolved to become softer luxury versions of their previous generation to provide more comfort the Mitsubishi Pajero still retains its aggressive sharp off-road profile.

 

The Mitsubishi Pajero is a heavy-duty SUV that struck a perfect balance of flexibility utility, ruggedness, comfort and luxury. The 5-door variant offers versatility with its large passenger capacity and seating configuration.  The front bumper of the Mitsubishi Pajero has undergone several facelifts and the highlight for this year’s model is the large chrome front grille that emphasized the power of the SUV. The Pajero is also equipped with a silver lower bumper that also acts as a skid plate that protects the engine, especially on rough terrain. The front fascia of the Mitsubishi Pajero also integrates modern technologies like the integrated headlights and daytime running lamps that help improve visibility.

 

The side profile of the Mitsubishi Pajero retains the reminiscent design of the previous generation but with softer aerodynamic lines and modern cues. The Mitsubishi Pajero also comes with integrated side mudguards that help protect the doors from damage. They also come pre-equipped with fender flares that supplement its offroad stance and help protect the fender from accidental scrapes and dings. The flowing lines of the Mitsubishi Pajero are sculpted into a beautiful rear bumper and 5th door with a mounted spare tire.

 

Mitsubishi Pajero 5-Door Interior Design

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The interior of the 5-Door Mitsubishi Pajero has been thoroughly perfected since it was first introduced in 2006. The Japanese continuous drive for meticulous improvement has resulted in a finely designed interior with a perfect balance of luxury comfort and the rugged utility. Its wide range of seating options gives it the flexibility and versatility that most need from a Sports Utility Vehicle.

Customers have the option of choosing glossed wood-print or metallic accent panels for the instrument panel, floor console, and door trims. The Mitsubishi Pajero has chrome inner door handles, silver power window switch panels, floor console box with upper and lower compartments and slide adjustable center armrest. The inside cabin is equipped with convenient cabin lamps and a built-in beverage cooler unit.

 

The seating arrangement of the Mitsubishi Pajero can be configured according to needs. It has a front power leather seat with lumbar support. The 2nd-row seats are 60-40 split-bench seats, reclining adjusters, manual-folding and tumbling function. The third-row seats also have an underfloor stowage function.

The driver instrument cluster is built with high-contrast back-lit meters and gauges including a 4WD position display and rheostat. A 4-spoke wood and leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls and cruise controls are standard.

The entertainment system of the Mitsubishi Pajero is very well appointed with a Mitsubishi Multi-Communication System with SD Navigation with a touch panel. It is equipped with 4 speakers and 2 tweeters.

 

Engine and Transmission Performance

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The Mitsubishi Pajero 5-Door SUV only has 1 variant of the GLS but is offered in two different engine options.

 

Engine 3.8l V6

 

The 3.8 Liter 24-valve V6 SOHC MIVEC ECI-MULTI engine (6G75) that is capable of producing 179 kW of power at 6000 rpm. The engine can also produce a torque of 327 nm at 2750 rpm. The engine is up to EURO 4 standard. It is coupled with an INVECS-II 5-speed automatic transmission with sports mode with super select 4WD II.

 

 

Engine 3.0l V6

 

The 3.0L V6 engine is a 3.5 Liter  V6 SOHC ECI-MULTI engine (6G72) that is able to produce 130 kW of power at 5,250 rpm. The engine can also produce a torque of 259 nm at 4000 rpm. The engine passes EURO 4 standard and is coupled to an INVECS-II 5-speed automatic transmission with sports mode with super select 4WD II.

 

 

Safety

 

The Mitsubishi Pajero is one of the safest heavy-duty 4×4 offroad vehicles available in the market. It is equipped with Active Stability and Traction Control (ASTC) with brake assist. It is also equipped with a Multi-mode ABS (Anti-lock braking system) with EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution). It is also equipped with SRS dual-stage airbags for the front driver and passenger.

 

The Mitsubishi Pajero is a versatile off-road vehicle that tourists can rent in Dubai. eZhire allows the customer to rent a car without a security deposit in the UAE. Hire a car online with the eZhire app and conveniently choose a car straight from your phone. Hire a car online in Dubai with cheap and flexible rates. Cheap rental car Dubai available with eZhire.

 

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