Mitsubishi Motors has finally launched the updated version of the Pajero Sport SUV in the country. The company has also introduced the automatic version of the SUV. The Pajero AT gets rear wheel drive system, which is lighter and more fuel efficient than the four wheel drive system. The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Automatic variant is priced at Rs. 23.55 lakh, while the 4×4 manual variant is tagged at Rs. 23.80 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. The dealers have already started taking pre-orders for the Pajero Sport AT.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport features a 5-speed automatic gearbox with steering mounted paddle shifters for manual gear shifting. The vehicle retains the 2.5-litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine that is good for 177bhp and 350Nm of peak torque, which is around 50Nm less than the manual mode. It uses the ladder frame chassis and offers a spacious cabin to seat seven adults comfortably in 2+3+2 layout. The Pajero AT will be assembled at HM’s Tiruvallur production unit in Chennai.
Talking about the changes, the Pajero Sport SUV features a new grille, flanked by slightly modified headlamps. The fog lamps get new surroundings, which is hard to notice. The other changes include new bumpers and new multimedia infotainment display.