The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is the second generation Pajero that is sold in India. It is offered with a diesel engine option a choice of automatic and manual transmissions. The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is offered in six colour options, Rugget Red, Earth Brown, Iceberg Silver, Himalyan White, Pure Black, and Storm Grey. In terms of convenience, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is offered with automatic climate control, a touchscreen infotainment system, steering mounted audio, phone as well as phone controls, navigation, alloy wheels, electrically adjustable and electrically foldable ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors). In addition, all variants of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport are offered with leather upholstery, all black interior with silver inserts and chrome detailing on the inside and outside.
The steering mounted controls ease the operation of audio and telephony while driving the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
All variants of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport are offered with leather seat upholstery for an added premium feel.
The automatic climate control with manual operational vents for the second and third row cool the cabin quickly in the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been developed on the company's Triton platform. It comes with a chrome plated vertical bar type front grille is integrated adjacently with the projector beam headlamps which come with a functionality of self-leveling. The ground clearance of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is 215 mm.
The interior of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport can seat up to seven passengers in reasonable comfort. The third row can be folded flat while the second row comes with an option of either forward fold or 40:60 split. The 2nd row has seperate headrests and a centre armrest with cup holders. There is faux wood finish in each door panel to add to the premium feel. The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is offered iwth an infotainment system that supports navigation, Each row gets space for bottle holder, cup holders as well as storage for essential items such as a wallet. The rack and pinion power assisted steering wheel with mounted audio controls has also been wrapped in premium quality leather. In addition, the gearshift and transfer case knob are also wrapped in leather.
Powering the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a 2.5-litre, 16-valve, intercooled turbocharged DOHC(Dual Overhead Cam) common-rail DI-D diesel engine that generates 175 hp at 4000rpm and 400 Nm of torque from 2,000 rpm to 2,500 rpm. These figures are comparable to its competitors in the premium SUV segment.
The engine of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has a choice of a 5 speed manual and an INVECS-II automatic transmission. While the manual transmission is coupled to the Super Select all wheel drive system, the automatic transmission is only rear wheel driven. Both gearboxes along with the engine have been tuned for the best balance betwen performance and fuel efficiency.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has Antilock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) along with the front disc brake and rear drum brake setup. In addition to the braking safety feature the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is also offered with front dual SRS airbags, 3 point ELR seat belts with pre tensioners and force limiters, front and rear side door impact bars, electronic immobiliser, crash detection lock door shut down, hill descent control, traction control and hill hold assist.
Claimed fuel economy of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is 12 kmpl which is reasonable considering the kerb weight of the premium SUV of 2,600 kg. This mileage figures is also acceptable for its segment.