2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Review, Price

A heavily camouflaged version of the next generation Mitsubishi Pajero has been spotted ahead of its launch this year. Mitsubishi did get their fair share of criticism when they decided to take a conservative approach while designing the new Triton. So somehow, they had to save up the essence of the forerunner GR-HEV utility concept and use it heavily on the new 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero which sports bumper design, deep lines as well as highly swept lamps.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero front

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Interior design

The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero gets a newer, sleeker and modern interior. The slightly bigger cabin should offer a greater level of luxury. What’s more, the cabin features high-quality materials and much more equipment. There are comfortable seats with premium-quality leather. It comfortably seats 7 passengers and even though does not root for such a futuristic look, the 5th generation Pajero’s interior features 9-inch displays, a DVD player as well as the Rockford sound system that boasts of 12 speakers. You should also find charging solutions for your mobile devices in this auto motive. Jumping to its safety features, the interior cabin comes with parking sensors, ABS, blind-spot monitoring and a brake assist system.

To begin with, this new model is expected to have a new platform, one made form strong, lightweight materials to reduce its weight and improve its fuel economy and performance. The new platform should offer better underpinning that will result in improved agility and easier handling. The exterior design borrows design cues from GR-HEV utility concept, for instance its slim swept back headlamps, the bumper design and the strong character line that runs across its side profile. The new Mitsubishi Pajero 2016 is said goodbye to the clumsy, box-like profile found in the predecessor; enter a sleeker silhouette, helped by a sloping roofline and a rounded rear end.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero rear

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Engine and performance

Expect the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero to be the first plug-in hybrid in the Pajero line. When purchasing a new, 5th generation Pajero, you can opt for one of three available engine options: a 3-Liter engine with automatic transmission, a 2.5 L turbo diesel engine and a hybrid engine. The hybrid engine is to be powered by a supercharged 3.0 L V6 engine, boosted by a 12 kWh high-quality battery as well as an electric motor. The horse power should total to 430. The hybrid Pajero will probably offer around 25 miles of all-electric range, which is great for any sport utility vehicle.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero interior

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Price and Release Date

The new 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero will be produced in the same Thailand factory in Thailand as Mitsubishi’s Triton and L200. Its official premier will be at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015, while sales start in early 2016. Its price details though are still unknown. Current generation pricing ranges at about $150.000.

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