2017 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport price, release date – Pajero is midsize SUV that was named after a small cat family Leopardus pajeros that lives only in southern part of South America. Mitsubishi Montero is its alter ego. This vehicle is sold under the Pajero name on Spain, Indian and American (except Brazil) market. It seems all Japanese carmakers are gradually switching to producing hybrid models. Mitsubishi Pajero is one of them and the first in the family. Originally it was produced in 1973 and since today four generations have changed. The new Mitsubishi Pajero 2017 is the first representative of the fifth generation therefore it will face major under-the-hood transformations and it will come with significant design refreshments. Combination of old style and new angles will definitely attract new fans and customers.
2017 Mitsubishi Pajero
New Pajero will resemble to all other models produced before but certain refreshments are inevitable. New headlights are going to be placed at front with a new full size bumper. Inside you can find plenty of space and the cabin takes after GC-PHEV. As most of the SUVs it will be able to accommodate seven passengers with enough space for everyone. The 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero will be equipped with 12-speaker sound system and a DVD player. Parking sensors, ABS and blind spot monitoring system are included, and they have become standard part of Pajero. High-quality materials are used inside and it is very convenient for long family trips.
New Mitsubishi Pajero 2017 specs
The new Mitsubishi Pajero 2017 will come with a three engine options: two oil burners and one plug-in hybrid. The base midsize SUV will be equipped with 2.4-liter petrol engine with 128 horsepower (194 kW) and 143 lb-ft (194 Nm) of torque. Pajero diesel will be equipped with a turbocharged 2.4-liter engine with inter-cooler that will produce 181 horsepower (135 kW) and 322 lb-ft (437 Nm) of torque. When it comes to Hybrid model it will probably borrow powertrain from Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV that combines 2.0-liter 4-inline engine with two electric motors (one at the rear and one at the front axle) and a 12 kWh Li-Ion battery. Future buyers of this 2017 Pajero will be able to choose transmission between 5- and 6-speed manual and 5-speed automatic gearboxes.
2017 Mitsubishi Pajero release date and price
The new Mitsubishi Pajero 2017 will be launched next year, probably in the first quarter of 2016. It should have its premiere this September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Hence we can expect more updates and new refreshments in terms of design. 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero price range will be quite huge considering there are three engine options. Some speculations say pricing will start at $50,000.