Since the launch of the Mitsubishi Pajero has remained at the top of world popularity. The third generation of the model, which began to be produced in 1999, continuing the traditions of the previous generation, has become even more comfortable and perfect. The appearance has changed: instead of the previous angularity, the body has smooth, softly curved outlines that create the impression of great speed. The new shape of the front wings gives the car as a whole the look of a wild cat prepared for the jump, from which the name of this car comes from. Big changes affected the bodywork. He became monolithic with a built-in frame.
As before, Pajero is available in two versions: a short three-door and a long five-door; Given the demand in the global market, the size of the car has been increased. This, in turn, affected the quality of the cabin, which became more voluminous and more comfortable, the luggage compartment became more spacious and comfortable. It has become much easier to use the back door. Due to all this, the comfort of the car has increased. Pajero is equipped with a large informative display, an on-board computer, and numerous electronic systems responsible for safety. The domestic market offered a variety of trim levels, ranging from the most inexpensive “Short ZR” and “Long ZR” (short-base and long-base) to the most expensive, optionally rich versions of “Super Exceed”. On the 20th anniversary of the model in 2002, the anniversary Premium Pack series was released with exclusive exterior and interior decoration, emphasizing the highest class and quality.
As before, a rich line of engines was offered for the car. The six-cylinder V-shaped gasoline engines 6G72 (3.0 L, SOHC24, MPI) and 6G74 (3.5 L, DOHC24, GDI) with a capacity of 180 and 220 l, respectively, inherited from the previous generation. with. In addition, since 2005, a 3.8-liter V6 model 6G75 (SOHC24, ECI-MULTI) with a capacity of 219 hp was commissioned. The diesel 4M41 (4-cylinder, DOHC16, DI-D) with a turbocharger and direct injection system develops 175 hp, while the engine is interesting in serious torque, which reaches its maximum value of 383 Nm at 2000 rpm. Fuel consumption in mixed mode is 9.3 liters per hundred, while for gasoline engines this parameter is much higher - 11.8-13.8 l / 100 km. The new Mitsubishi Pajero suspension has a completely independent design. Front - double lever, rear - multi-lever. Thanks to its long strokes and softness, it copes with road irregularities perfectly, allowing it to maintain a relatively high speed even on gravel surfaces and without harming comfort. The new generation Super Select 4WD system has been further developed and makes the car even more friendly in terms of the choice of transmission modes, allowing you to switch between 2H, 4H and 4HLc at speeds up to 100 km / h, providing optimal dynamics on the highway and maximum traction on the roads . Most versions use a 4-speed automatic gearbox INVECS-II with sports mode, there are options on the "mechanics".
A wide range of systems is responsible for the safety of the driver and passengers. In standard equipment, frontal and side airbags (as an additional option - curtain airbags). Electronic security and traffic control systems include: ABS anti-lock braking system with EBD, ESP electronic stability control system. A distinctive feature of the Super Select 4WD II transmission is a carbon-fiber safety joint drive shaft. The supporting body has improved passive safety, as evidenced by the test results.
Right-hand drive Mitsubishi Pajero were in high demand in our market, starting with first-generation cars. The third generation of this world-famous SUV has become even better, having advanced significantly in terms of comfort and safety. This generation is interesting in the optimal ratio of prices and quality of samples on the market.