2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport price, hybrid, specs – The Pajero full-size SUV is a part of the global market for more than forty years. It was first presented in 1973, and since then, it presents one of the most recognizable sport utility vehicles. The reputation of this vehicle drastically improved with its first win in the Dakar Rally in 1983, with the second generation of the Pajero. So far, there have been 4 generations of this model, but the Mitsubishi is setting up some major improvements for the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2016. The primary improvement will be a hybrid variant.
2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport redesign
As far as the exterior goes, one feature will be inherited over from the current model, and that is the three stripped grille. The bumpers and headlights will come redesigned, and there will be new daytime running lights with a rectangular shape and with better focus and illumination. Furthermore, the wheel arches and the wheels will be adjusted, but the tailgate will stay the same as it is on the current model, with a spare tire on it.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero will have a completely new interior design. It will be equipped with a collection of modern gadgets, such as a collision mitigation system, brake assist, rear view camera, traction control, cruise control, parking sensors and many more. The seats will be upholstered with genuine leather and stitched with an attractive style. High quality materials like timber, leather and chrome, will be used for making its dashboard, knobs and doors. As for the infotainment features, they will be sophisticated as well as very elegant. Those features will include a 7-inch touchscreen and a DVD player with 12 speakers, Rockford Sound System, and handsfree calling with Bluetooth connectivity. As far as the safety features go, they will include ABS with four wheel disc brakes, six airbags and Hill assist.
Specs of 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
Under the hood of the new Mitsubishi Pajero 2016 Sport, there will be a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 GC-PHEV system in combination with a plug-in hybrid. This engine will be equipped with a 12kWh battery pack. The power unit will be able to deliver 430 horsepower, and it will come in two variants, the Cross Runner and Active Runner. The transmission will be an automatic 8-speed. This hybrid system will allow the model to have better fuel economy than other models in its class.
2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport price and release date
The new 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will have a price tag of around $60,000 US dollars. The new full-size SUV is expected to be available on the global market somewhere around the end of this year. The main competitors for the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will be Toyota FjCruiser, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Pathfinder, Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento.