Mitsubishi India has launched Pajero sport automatic version of 15th November 2014 with some updation in its exterior and interior profile. Bookings of AT version already began from 5th November; Pajero AT is manufactured in India with joint effort of Mitsubishi and HMFCL (Hindustan Motor Finance Corporation limited). Mitsubishi also updated its 4×4 variant with new front grille and new colors and increased its price by 30,000 INR. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport automatic will take on Toyota Fortuner and Hyundai Santa Fe.
Mitsubishi Motors India has come up with Pajero Sport automatic version in Indian market at the Price of Rs. 23.55 lakh. This automatic version of Pajero Sport is available in 4×2 while 4×4 which is the top model of Pajero Sport with manual transmission will cost you at Rs. 23.80 lakh, price of 4×4 variant is increased by Rs. 30,000.
Above mentioned prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
The Pajero automatic continues to get power from same 2.5L four cylinder Diesel engine which is responsible to produce 175BHP power and 350Nm torque, Mitsubishi has reduced the torque of automatic variant by 50Nm and it is coupled to a 5 speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters based of rear wheel drive system.
Automatic variant is approximately 100kg lesser than 4×4 variant thanks to elimination of 4WD system. Fuel efficiency of Pajero automatic stands at 13.5 KPL (ARAI certified) and fuel tank capacity of 70 liters.
Space and Dimensions:
Mitsubishi has not made any change in the dimensions of Pajero Sport automatic it carries same measurements, 4695mm length, 1815mm width and 1840mm height. The seven seater Pajero Sport has the wheelbase of Sport automatic is 2600mm and 215mm ground clearance is satisfactory for absorbing the potholes.
Interiors & Exteriors:
New Pajero sport automatic is equipped with various comfort and interior features like 2 DIN audio system with MP3, USB, AUX feature with 6 speakers and 2 tweeters. Pajero automatic gets new infotainment system with navigation, reverse parking camera display assistance. It now has new MID with display like electronic compass, altitude, time, outside temperature, average fuel consumption, distance to empty, average vehicle speed etc.
Seats, steering wheel and gear knob are decorated with premium leather beige upholstery; apart from premium upholstery seats are also available with some different adjustment facility like Multi-way driver seat adjustment, seat slide for front seats and recline seat feature for front, 2nd and 3rd row seats and A/C ceiling vents for 2nd and 3rd row passengers.
Exterior profile of Pajero Sport feature some changes like new chrome grille, bulky looking bumper and redesigned bumpers with fog lamps, projector type halogen lamps with manual leveling. Side profile gets 12 spoke alloy wheels, electrically adjusted chrome finished ORVM’s with turn indicators and door handles. Pajero Sport stickers and sporty side steps make side profile worthy of a SUV standard.
Other exterior elements which give Pajero Sport more sporty looks are rear spoiler, wrap around tail lights, roof rails and chrome adorned license plate.
Pajero Sport Automatic is available in five different color shades which are White solid, cool silver metallic, Black Micra, Titanium gray metallic and deep blue Micra.
Pajero Sport ensure optimum Safety for its occupants with features like driver and passengers airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake force distribution), Hydraulic brake boosters, 3 point ELR seat belts for all passengers and collapsible steering column.
Apart from these features it is equipped with more safety features like anti-intrusion brake pedal, engine immobilizer, crash detection door lock-unlock system and rear camera with display assistance.
Mitsubishi India has only one car available in current scenario for India i.e. Pajero Sport with different versions. Pajero Sport automatic main competitor is Toyota Fortuner AT which is available in lesser price than Pajero AT. Toyota already has edge over Mitsubishi in better dealer network and Pajero’s higher price will certainly benefit Toyota and make things more difficult for Mitsubishi.
|Comparison of Mitsubishi Pajero Sport|
|Comparison of Mitsubishi Pajero Sport variants|