2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport – Japanese SUV is now assembled in Russia

Japanese frame SUV 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has received a residence permit in Russia. From the first days of July 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is available for the complete production cycle of the company PSMA Rus in Kaluga. The car became the second model produced by the Japanese company in Russia, making the company the crossover of 2018-2019 Mitsubishi the Outlander . Prior to that, the Japanese 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport SUV got into Russia from Thailand with 2018-2019 Mitsubishi plant, located in Laemchabang. In North America and some other countries, known as the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport.
In our review article will get acquainted with the conqueror of off-road 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport -, the Russian-made photo and video will appreciate the exterior, interior, trunk, ease of distribution of passengers, the quality of materials. Carefully deal with technical specifications, carry out a test drive on the asphalt, we estimate the off-road capabilities of the car, find out the real fuel consumption and cost for the Russian motorists.


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How much is the price of diesel 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport second-generation production in Russia starts from 1,299,000 rubles for a modest complete set Intense with a 5 speed manual. Cost increases to 1,559,990 rubles for the complete set of Ultimate. Buy Petrol 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport – year can be for an amount of 1,379,990 rubles for Intense packaging to 1,579,990 rubles for the most compressed version of Ultimate. It is hoped that the assembly in Russia will allow albeit slightly, but reduce the price of SUV for home buyers

The debut of the second generation 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport was held five years ago in August 2008, at the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS). A place for the premiere show was not chosen by chance, the Russian market is the largest for the Japanese company, Russian motorists annually purchase more than 80 thousand cars with three diamonds on the false radiator grille, in Germany sold just over 22,000 2018-2019 Mitsubishi. In less than five years, Russians have acquired more than 24,000 new 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (as of May ). These impressive figures show demand for the model in the domestic market, the SUV is recognizable and loved.

What Pajero Sport second-generation SUV is a real fact – the frame body structure, continuous rear axle, all-wheel drive Super Select 4WD with a symmetrical center differential dividing torque between axles in a 50:50 ratio, reducing number 4LLC transmission, mechanical locking rear differential, high-torque diesel and gasoline engines are powerful, impressive ground clearance of 215 mm, steel protection of the engine compartment and the fuel tank to the bottom.

  • Recall the external dimensions and the geometrical parameters of a body 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport: 4695 mm long, 1815 mm wide, 1800 mm (with roof rails 1840 mm) in height, 2800 mm wheelbase, 1520 mm gauge wheels in front, 1515 mm rear track, approach angle – 36 degrees, the ramp angle – 23 degrees, departure angle – 24 degrees, the minimum ground clearance of 215 mm fording depth – 600 mm.
  • Japanese SUV is equipped with tires 265/70 R16 or 265/65 R17 alloy wheels in the 16-17 range.

Long and eloquently describe the design of the body 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport second generation we will not, the SUV is widespread in Russia, and the relationship with the pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 (cars share a frame structure of the body and are generally identical in technical terms) makes the car recognizable. That’s only in contrast to the pickup, five-door Pajero Sport looks much more solid and noble, but not suspended rear axle on leaf springs, and springs.


Outside 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is devoid of brutality and aggression, the car looks like a crossover, and only after a careful examination of the body reveal the typical features of this SUV. Compact and below the front bumper clipped powerfully protected by plastic covers not hide kondovye front suspension. The side steps provide a comfortable fit in the interior, and carefully close the thresholds of a body from damage, large wheel arches with stylish plastic expanders with ease and an enviable supply of free space is placed 17-inch wheels with high profile tires, large doors, high and flat roof, compact food.

The rear of the cars with a large and wide tailgate decorated with bright lights and stylish overall lighting, unpainted black plastic covers the lower part of the bumper, the spare wheel is mounted under the bottom, all carefully and organically, like a crossover. But it is necessary to open the fifth door and try to load the luggage … no joke, the boot floor is located at a height of 770 mm from the ground.

Yes, the exterior crossover SUV many Japanese, but thanks to soft lines, stylish headlights of head light and marker lamps, monumental solidity and chrome decor Pajero Sport looks presentable and even expensive. Complementing the stylish appearance of a wide range of enamel colors for paint finishes: base color – white, with the white pearl and silver metallics, dark silver, brown, dark blue and black should pay 17 thousand rubles.

For individualization Body SUV offers a huge selection of accessories: a spoiler, pads and protective film on the rear bumper, side window deflectors, all kinds of roof racks and tow bars (hitch).

Get into the cabin 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is hard enough, landing in high body mounted on a strong frame requires athletic and skill. Interior Japanese midsize SUV meets the driver and four passengers very low cost of finishing materials (voiced plastic, lurid insert aluminum, fabric and slippery leather upholstery on the chairs), but an enviable stock of free space in the first and second rows. On any of the seats in the cabin with the comfort and cozy house a man with a growth of 190 cm.

The driver is difficult to name the reference: steering column is adjustable only in height, controls heating of the front seats from the first time find it hard to sit tight. The rest no complaints – informative instrument panel, steering wheel and a comfortable control unit air conditioner, planting high, like in the captain’s cabin.

In the second series of three adults will not close, legroom with a stock split in a ratio of 40:60 sofa is able to move along the interior, back – to change the angle. If desired, the back can be easily transplanted from one place to the benefit of a high ceiling and a tunnel on the floor – minimum height and width.

The luggage compartment volume pleases excellent and proper form just a stripped-down protruding wheel arches in the interior. In the trunk of the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport in the presence of passengers in the rear seats can be downloaded 714 liters by folding the rear seats (seats make somersault forward and become vertically against the backs of the first row of seats), we get a flat cargo area and the volume of 1813 liters.

Inside, 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport can hold two full beds, down the back of the first and second-line (real double bed).

In Russia, the new 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport production is offered in three trim fixed. The basic equipment of Intense included: 5 manual transmission, four-wheel drive Super Select 4WD with forced mechanical locking rear differential, transfer gearbox with reduced near, ABS with EBD, a pair of front airbags, central locking, side steps, power side mirrors, fog lights, front the rear wheels 16, fabric seats, heated front seats, a trip computer, central display for information, power to all the side windows, audio system (radio, CD / MP3, 4 speakers), air conditioning, deflectors ventilation and heating for the second row chairs.

The more saturated versions Instyle will add 5 Automatic Invecs II, ASTC, Brake Assist, side airbags front and side curtain for the first and second row heated and electric folding door mirrors, xenon, wash the headlamps, wheels 17 inches, paddle shifters change gears, leather-trimmed multifunction steering wheel (audio system, cruise control), handles the gearbox and razdatki, leather interior, power driver’s seat, climate control, 6 speakers.

The richest grade Ultimate further appreciate original multimedia system with color screen (CD MP3 DVD, 8 speakers, navigation, rear-view camera), light sensors and rain.

Specifications: the Russian version of the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport issue equipped with a choice of four-cylinder diesel 2.5-liter engine DID in (178 hp), working together with a 5 speed manual and provides 400 Nm of torque or (5 Automatic 350 Nm) speaker to 100 mph for 12.4 seconds, top speed of 176 mph, fuel consumption in a mixed mode of about 9.3 liters.

Also available to order petrol 3.0-liter V6 (222 hp 281 Nm), is aggregated only with automatic machine 5, spurt to the first hundred in 11.3 seconds at a maximum possible speed of 179 mph, average consumption of gasoline in the passport does not fall below 12.3 liters.

In actual use the diesel engine consumes an average of 10-11 liters, while its gasoline counterpart fuel downright drinking – average rarely drops below 15-16 liters, as the city reaches 18-20 liters per hundred. Perhaps for this reason, more than 85% of Russian motorists prefer Japanese SUV with 4D56 turbo diesel engine of the third generation.

The front suspension is an independent double wishbone, rear beam axle with dependent suspended on springs, front and rear anti-roll bars are present. Used power steering, brake disc of the wheel.

Test drive: we are constantly talking about the fact that the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport SUV full and the car’s behavior on the solid asphalt road once again confirms this. Comfortable, soft, energy-intensive suspension allows you to not pay attention to the size of the pits on the road – the Japanese simply do not notice it. It is not necessary, of course, expect from the Pajero Sport and crossover handling, the car lurches noticeably in the corners, the steering response to rotation of late, and the need to rotate the wheel considerably (from lock to lock 4.2 turns). But with all the flaws SUV nice, and most importantly, easy to manage. Several causes inconvenience to maneuver on narrow city streets and a large turning diameter of nearly 12 meters. Overall frame 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport even at speeds above 120 mph stable and predictable, and exchange rate stability is excellent.

In off-road ground clearance of 215 mm, all-wheel drive Super Select AWD (four modes: 2H -privod rear-wheel drive, 4H – four-wheel drive, 4HLc – four-wheel drive with differential lock activation and down-range gearing, whereby cars and able to crawl drive almost everywhere), strong suspension with large free passages, compact body overhangs, almost flat bottom able to push as much as possible the time when you need a tractor. With judicious use of all off-road arsenal owner 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is able to storm the serious off-road sections without consequences for the car and the need to call for help. Virgin snow, raskisshaya after a summer shower primer easily is accelerated in 4H mode for driving on rough terrain with difficult terrain and ruts better turn – 4HLc, well, and in severe cases, treatment low gear and differential lock can work wonders, pulling SUV literally out of the swamp.