Mitsubishi Motors Thailand said that the new generation has been improved based on the Triton half-load model, possessing many changes in design, and is equipped with more features to increase the power of competition with other rivals. in the segment, especially Toyota Fortuner.
The front of the car is redesigned with many lines reminiscent of both Triton and X-Pander with thinner taillights, new fog lights. In addition, taillights are also slightly different from the old generation.
The interior still offers 7 seats as before, comes with a central console that has been redesigned to better fit the new 8-inch infotainment screen, which supports smartphone connectivity and also Electronic parking brake function. The new steering assist devices on Pajero Sport include: lane change assist and rear collision warning. Left, the technology staging of the previous version is preserved with Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Warning, Automatic Emergency Brake, 360-degree Panoramic Screen, Support for horizontal / downhill departure, Control Electronic balance and 7 airbags.
The change did not take place under the bonnet, is still a 2.4-liter diesel engine combined with 8-speed automatic transmission and optional 2-wheel drive or 1-bridge system.
In the context that rivals in the segment have adjusted prices, Pajero Sport also did not ignore this move. The 2WD version has decreased from 1,301-1,544 million to 1,299-1,469 million baht. In the Thai market, this is the starting price equivalent to the 180 horsepower Ford Everest models and 150 horsepower Toyota Fortuner.
On the 4WD version, since it is equipped with a new kit, the price has increased from 1,544 million to 1,599 million baht. However, with this increase, the Pajero Sport is still cheaper than Everest with the same equipment list.