MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) today globally debuted the New PAJERO SPORT*, mid-size SUV, in Thailand, and began its sales there.
New PAJERO SPORT adopts a more refined, powerful appearance, complemented with a refreshed interior that delivers quality and comfort. Easy-to-read 8 inch color LCD meter is newly adopted, and the Power Tailgate allows users to open and close the tailgate with a smartphone. PAJERO SPORT is one of MMC's strategic global models and has approximate 77,000 units sold globally in fiscal 2018. Manufactured at Laem Chabang plant of MITSUBISHI MOTORS (Thailand) Co.,Ltd., the company's local production and sales partner, the new PAJERO SPORT will sequentially be launched in approximate 90 countries including Philippine, Australia and others.
*MONTERO SPORT in some regions.
New PAJERO SPORT
Fused with sedan-like comfort and functionality, the new PAJERO SPORT inherits the PAJERO series off-road capability, reliability and durability in a mid-size SUV.
It was redesigned with the theme - Elevate your Journey -, and it features more powerful yet refined exterior, high quality and comfortable interior with advanced functions. The new PAJERO SPORT is created to meet the drivers' desire for exploring adventure.
Front view design accentuates wide, sculptured and powerful appearance
The MITSUBISHI MOTORS' signature Dynamic Shield front view design concept has been further evolved on the new PAJERO SPORT while securing good visibility, emphasizing the sense of wideness with the headlights continuing from the front grille and the combination lamps at the bumper corners. The higher bonnet of the vehicle exhibits a deeper front face, while a more solid, powerful chrome part design projects a more refined, sophisticated appearance.
Advanced and convenient new components
Easy-to-read 8 inch color LCD meter, and Smartphone-Link Display Audio (SDA).
Power Tailgate (safety mechanism included) with a new hands-free feature.
MITSUBISHI Remote Control provides a number of convenient functions. It will send notification to the driver's smartphone in such situations as when the Power Tailgate has been left open or when the headlights have been left on. The Power Tailgate could be opened/closed by smartphone, and the tailgate reservation system opens/closes the tailgate automatically when the owner approaches/leaves the vehicle. Reservation could be made from anywhere. The keyless operation system is effective between the vehicle and within Bluetooth operating range.
High quality and comfortable interior Refreshed center console and soft padded interior door handles enhance the overall interior look with quality and comfort. Storage tray that sits under the center console can be accessible from left and right sides. Rearranged AC power outlet and USB plug at the console rear panel improves usability for all passengers.
Evolved vehicle performance
-EThe 2.4L MIVEC turbo diesel and an 8-speed automatic transmission delivers excellent environmental and comfortable performance.
-EEnhanced safety features with the addition of Lane Change Assist (LCA) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) functions.
-EThe new PAJERO SPORT retains the Super-Select 4WD-II system that delivers optimal traction for all surfaces and confidence-inspiring handling characteristics. The new off-road mode selector on 4WD models elevates all-terrain performance and self-extraction capability through the integrated control of engine output, transmission settings and brake power.
* Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc. of America and is used by MMC under license.
About MITSUBISHI MOTORS
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies. Deeply rooted in MITSUBISHI MOTORS' DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, MITSUBISHI MOTORS introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its "Drive your Ambition" tagline – a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today MITSUBISHI MOTORS is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world..