New 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport India Launch in 2017! [Pics & Video]

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2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Unveiled. India launch in 2016.

Mitsubishi India currently sells only one model in the country, the Pajero Sport, which is manufactured at Hindustan Motors’ facility in Chennai. The SUV, which competes with the Toyota Fortuner, enjoys a steady fan following in India which is exactly why it would be a smart move on Mitsubishi’s part to bring the next generation model to India as soon as possible and not make the same mistakes they did with the Lancer sedan. A few weeks back we brought you the first undisguised shots of the new 2016 Pajero Sport which were taken during the car’s TVC shoot. Now, Mitsubishi has taken the wraps off the 2016 Pajero Sport and here are all the details. Mitsubishi has launched a microsite for the SUV and has also uploaded a teaser video links for which we have provided in the post below. Read on for more on the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport India launch, price, pics, specs and details.

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[box type=”shadow” ]Also see – 2016 Toyota Fortuner Caught Undisguised[/box]

Launch

Mitsubishi could launch the all-new Pajero Sport in India in 2017, possibly sometime near festive season.

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[box type=”shadow” ]Also See – Upcoming SUVs in India 2015-16[/box]

Price

Prices of the new Pajero Sport should hover around the INR 25-30 lakh region ex-showroom. In Thailand, the SUV is available in the following three variants:

  • 2.4 GLS- 1,138,000 bahts (~INR 20.82 lacs)
  • 2.4 GT- 1,250,000 bahts (~INR 22.87 lacs)
  • 2.4 GT 4WD- 1,450,000 bahts (~ INR 26.51 lacs)

Pics

Seen below is another teaser of the upcoming 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (aka 2016 Mitsubishi Montero Sport aka 2016 Mitsubishi Challenger). As we’ve been saying, the new model has made its public debut on August 1, 2015 at the 2015 Bangkok Big Motor Sale. As can be seen, Mitsubishi plans to use the slogan “Designed for Perfection” for the promotion of the all-new vehicle.

Video

https://youtu.be/a1IaKpvGMmk

Specs

The new 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport India could borrow its engines from the Triton pick-up sold internationally. We expect the SUV to be powered by a 2.4 litre, turbo charged diesel motor producing 178 bhp and 430 Nm of torque. There will be a four-wheel drive system on offer and transmission duties will be carried out by either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic.

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Features

  • Radical new styling based on Mitsubishi’s new design language.
  • LED daytime running lights with projector headlamps.
  • New X-Shape grille.
  • Vertical LED tail lamps.
  • Touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation
  • Dual Zone Climate control
  • Keyless entry and push button start
  • Roof mounted screen
  • Electric parking brake
  • Multifunction steering wheel

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  • Colours

The Pajero Sport is the only car Mitsubishi sells in India right now and although they have plans to launch two new vehicles in India this year, a lack of spy shots and other details has put a huge question mark over those plans. Mitsubishi would benefit from bringing the new Pajero Sport to India at the earliest as they would be able to carry forward the momentum the current car has built up. Also, new competition in the form of the 2016 Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Chevrolet Trailblazer, are all headed to India by next year. An outdated model will not work out well for the company.

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Gallery (Current Mitsubishi Pajero Sport)

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7 COMMENTS

  1. It would have been great if Mitsubishi Pajero Sport was launched in 2016 itself.
    Ford Endeavour has already been launched. Chevrolet Trailblazer, Toyota Fortuner are also coming up. Mitsubishi would lose out on the early bird approach. Its a good car. Yesterday I saw the new Ford Endeavour. Good car, but would like to compare it with Pajero Sport. My first choice would be Pajero, but only if it was available. By 2017 it would be too late.

  2. Its high time Mitsubhishi starts seeing Indian market seriously. The service is very poor in India. I would always choose a pajero over fortuner but since the aervice is too poor people r not so interested in buyi g pajero now

  3. I have heard and read a lot about all new Mitsubishi Pajero sport. I would straight away book one if its launched in India. I strongly suggest to bring all the versions instead of the basic version of new Pajero sport.

  4. 13 times world rally winner a pajero sport which is undefeated still now and challenged by all high class suv in rally which is failed you are comparing stupid Toyota with it and you know history of mistubshi they make plane,ships and one of they largest chemical production they are 24 times richer than stupid Toyota lol in technology pajero is far better than Toyota.See drag race in youtube toyota vs pajero lol pajero can never be defeated you will get to know which is better suv but in off road and you can’t defeat pajero because Toyota can dream it.In interior we all know pajero is better it’s premium look which is far better than Toyota.
    Toyota is good if you have big family lol nothing else because you can get one member extra on back seat that’s best point for Toyota lol.

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