Mitsubishi Pajero Review from Israel

2001 Mitsubishi Pajero GLX 3.2 turbo diesel

Model year2002
Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2006
Engine and transmission 3.2 turbo diesel Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance140000 kilometres

Summary:

Really Strong, "almost" perfectly comfortable,

Faults:

Well, this is my fault. I've switched to 4HHC mode (Locked AWD) while driving fast by mistake, this was enough to burn some chips inside there. Repairing cost was $600.

General Comments:

I like it, but if you've read my Volvo 850 T5 review you'll know why I won't buy another car from Mitsubishi or even another SUV, because I prefer sport sedans.

Comfort is well enough, but some points I don't like about comfort features:

1) No electric seats.

2) Seats aren't really so soft.

Also what I was shocked is that they've removed the balance ball that was available in the cockpit in earlier models.

Engine and performance are really nice for a diesel engine, and fuel economy isn't that bad, really. (I haven't made my test for mileage yet)

Offroad performance is outstanding, actually I go to fields down my town often to play around with this thing, it's really the "King of desert". But the only thing I'd have suggested to guys at Mitsubishi was to raise the body two more inches up the ground.

Parking this vehicle is easy, it's really simple and straightforward compared to other 7-seat SUVs.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 14th January, 2006

15th Jul 2006, 04:40

After reading through your Pajero review I was confused as to why you said you would not buy another Mitsubishi again. This is in view of the fact that you pretty much praised the car.

Subsequently, I went and found your Volvo T5 review. You said that by reading that review, we would understand why you would not buy a Mitsubishi again. Your Volvo T5 has suffered:

"Gearbox is dying, reverse noisily slips.

Front side, back reverse left and two spoiler lamps failed.

Trip odometer failed.

ABS system failed."

In addition to the failures your Volvo has incurred, you also failed to state what was so wrong with your Mitsubishi that you would not buy another one again. If you are going to attack a manufacturer, at least provide a reason.

Average review marks: 8.0 / 10, based on 1 review