2019 Mitsubishi Pajero: Review, Specs and Price in UAE

Does Pajero still offer great value for money?

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Mitsubishi Pajero has been on the automotive scene for almost 40 years and is still one of the highest selling SUV vehicles around the world.  Every now and then, there are questions being asked about its off road capabilities but the real question car buyers ask today is “Does Pajero still offer great value for money?”

The current model of Pajero is now in its fourth generation which was introduced back in 2006. Since then, the exterior of the car hasn’t been redesigned except some really minor revisions that made headlines in 2015.

Specs:

Engine: 3.8 Liter 6 cylinders
Horsepower: 250 Bhp
Torque: 330 Nm
Drive System: All Wheel Drive
Transmission:  Automatic

Exterior:

While a lot was expected from the 2019 model, there are no changes in the exterior design of the 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero. Its bulky headlamps look like from a car in the 80s, and other than providing night time visibility, they don’t add significant value to the design appearance of the car.

The grille is wide and kind of blends in the hood and the front bumper. There isn’t much chrome elsewhere other than the grille and side mirrors.  The tail lights are small and basic design shape. 2019 model sees the addition of fog lights and day time running LED lights.

Interior:

One of Pajero’s advantages is it being a great hauler. It has a very roomy cabin with three-row seating configuration. The front and second row seat are comfortable and inviting.

Getting in and out of the third row isn’t ideal. While the seats fold flat into the floor, it takes time and a great deal of effort to get the third row up.

When it is in place, there’s enough room for kids, or adults at a squeeze. Third-row passengers get their own roof-mounted air vents, along with storage cubbies that sit atop the wheel arches.

There is a 7 inch infotainment system set in the main console of Illuminated meters and leather-wrapped controls in the higher models of the car.

Navigating the infotainment system is fairly simple, but the lack of volume button there looks like a serious design flaw. The rest of the  interior of the car has a more traditional layout.

The sound system is a powerful Rockford Acoustic Design premium  12 speaker sound system. It does sound like concert hall when you turn up the volume.

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero price in UAE:

Pajero 2019 3.5L 5 Door Basic: AED 96,000
Pajero 2019 3.5L 3 Door Mid: AED 107,900
Pajero 2019 3.5L 5 Door Mid: AED 109,000
Pajero 2019 3.5L 5 Door Full: AED 120,000
Pajero 2019 3.8L 5 Door Full: AED 130,000

Review overview

Performance6.3
Driving Pleasure6.8
Looks and Style6.7
Fuel Economy6.2
Value for Money8.9

The Pros

  • Low Cost SUV
  • Spacious Cabin
  • Good Luggage Space

The Cons

  • Poor Acceleration
  • Average Steering Response
  • No Serious Off Roading
  • Basic Infotainment System

Summary

7Pajero is an affordable, high clearance family SUV built for city driving. Expect nothing more than basic features from this car.