KOMPAS.com – Since launching in early 2021, the presence of the New Pajero Sport from PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MMKSI) has been able to attract the attention of Indonesian automotive lovers.
The reason is, in addition to having a gahar and luxurious appearance, the New Pajero Sport has also been equipped with various superior features and technologies. It’s no wonder that this type of car sport utility vehicle (SUV) is selling well in the Indonesian market.
Based on data from the Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (Gaikindo) in June 2021, the New Pajero Sport is the market leader with more than 60 percent market share in the 2,500 cc class (4×2 and 4×4) medium SUV segment.
In fact, the New Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is ranked 12th on the list of the best-selling cars for all types.
The latest Pajero Sport series consists of six types that are sold at different prices, namely Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT for IDR 734 million, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT for IDR 625 million, Dakar 4×2 AT for IDR 576 million, Exceed 4×2 AT for IDR 518 million, Exceed 4×2 MT for IDR 503 million, and GLX 4×4 MT for IDR 568 million.
For color, Mitsubishi provides five choices for each type, namely: graphite gray, deep bronze, quartz white pearl, sterling silverday jet black mica.
In addition, the latest version of the Pajero Sport also comes with various advantages over the previous series. Here’s the review.
As an SUV type vehicle, Mitsubishi provides the New Pajero Sport with the best engine in its class.
In the GLX 4×4 and Exceed 4×2 variants, for example, Mitsubishi equips both variants with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. common rail turbo coded 4D56.
The engine is capable of producing power of 136 Pferdestarke (PS) at 4,000 revolutions per minute (rpm) and starting with a peak torque of 324 newton meter (Nm) of 2,000 rpm.
In addition, this variant is also available with a choice of manual and automatic transmissions equipped with five speeds.
Meanwhile, the three variants above, namely Dakar and Dakar Ultimate, already use a diesel engine with the code 4N15 with a smaller capacity of 2.4 liter VGT-Intercooler.
The power released by the engine reaches 181 PS at 3,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 43.5 kilogram meters (kgm).
The performance of the latest Pajero Sport is supported by an eight-speed automatic transmission with the following configuration: sport sequential. To note, the gearshift configuration is commonly used in racing cars.
Meanwhile, for the Dakar Ultimate 4×4 variant, Mitsubishi has equipped it with a 4WD Super Select-II drive system and a dial button to make changing from 2WD to 4WD easier.
The system is also supported with mode off roadnamely Gravel, Mud/Snow, Sand, and Rock.
New Pajero Sport comes with a variety of the best features. In the Dakar Ultimate 4×2 and 4×4 variants, both are equipped with the Power Back Door feature with kick censor.
With this feature, riders only need to move their feet under bumper to open the rear trunk automatically.
In addition, there is also a Mitsubishi Remote Control feature on two types of the New Pajero Sport Dakar Ultimate.
This feature can be connected to a smartphone and serves to facilitate operation power tailgatefind parking positions, and get information about vehicles.
Regarding security, the New Pajero Sport is also equipped with the best safety features and systems.
These features include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), ISOFIX Child Seat, and immobilizer which is present on all types of New Pajero Sport.
Not only that, there are also airbag embedded in the New Pajero Sport. Meanwhile, for the Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT variants, Mitsubishi has equipped the vehicle with seven units. airbag.
Meanwhile, the GLX 4×4 MT, Exceed 4×2 MT and Exceed 4×2 AT variants are only equipped with two airbag.
Not only that, the Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT types are also equipped with other additional features, such as Brake Assist, Active Stability and Traction Control, Hill Start Assist (HSA), Trailer Stability Assist (TSA), and Ultrasonic Misacceleration Mitigation System (UMS).
Meanwhile, for the Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT variants, the embedded features are Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Mitigation System (FCM), Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Lane Change Assist (LCA), and Rear Cross. Traffic Alerts (RCTA).
Exterior and interior
As a premium vehicle, each variant of the New Pajero Sport has been equipped with various advantages.
In terms of external appearance or exterior, for example, each type has a difference. The GLX 4×4 MT, Exceed 4×2 MT and Exceed 4×2 AT types are equipped with halogen type lights, both for the main lights and fog lights.
Meanwhile, for the Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT types, all three have been equipped with LED lights, both for the main lights, turn signals, fog lights, and headlights. active cornering lamp which serves to illuminate the road automatically when passing through a cornering or winding path at night.
The three Pajero Sport variants are also equipped with headlamp washer which serves to rinse the main lamp when there is dirt.
For part select, the GLX 4×4 MT type still uses 16-inch alloy wheels. While the Exceed 4×2 MT, Exceed 4×2 AT, Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT types have used select 18 inci.
Unlike the Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT use select by design two tone so it looks more modern and tough.
For the interior, the Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT types have been equipped with a transmission lever and leather upholstery on the steering wheel.
Not only that, the luxury of the top three variants is also increasingly visible thanks to the presence of an 8-inch display meter screen that can be adjusted according to the preferences and information needed.
The luxury of the three variants does not end there. The reason is, the vehicle has also been equipped with power outlet or a USB socket with a voltage of 150 watts or 220 volts.
Thanks to that, drivers and passengers of the Dakar 4×2 AT, Dakar Ultimate 4×2 AT, and Dakar Ultimate 4×4 AT don’t have to worry about running out of cellphone power while driving. Moreover, the electric power provided is quite large.
Those were all the advantages offered by the New Pajero Sport. For more information, please visit the following link.