MIT­SUBISHI PA­JERO NS2006–2008

Herald Sun - Motoring - - Used Reviews -

PRICE New$ 49,490 to $70,590. Used $28,00 to $36,000 (GLX); $31,000 to $42,000 (VR-X); $39,000 to $53,500 (Ex­ceed)

EN­GINE 3.8–litreV6petrol, 184 kW/ 329 Nm; 3.2–litre four–cylin­der turbo–diesel, 125 kW/358Nm

TRANS­MIS­SION 5–speed man­ual, 5–speed auto, four–wheel drive BODY 5–door wagon

VARI­ANTS GLX, VR-X, Ex­ceed SAFETY 4–star ANCAP (Ex­ceed)

ECON­OMY 13.7L/100km (V6); 9.5–10.5L/100km(diesel)

VER­DICT

Com­pe­tent, easy driv­ing and re­li­able four–wheel drive fam­ily wagon

PROSCar– like drive­abil­ity, off–road abil­ity, build qual­ity

CONSLarge size, fuel econ­omy, high–kilo­me­tre oil us­age.

OTH­ERS TO CON­SIDER

TOYOTAPRADO2006–09

Civilised on road, strong off–road with punchy V6 petrol and efficient diesel en­gines Good re­sale. $24,000–$62,000. 3.5 stars

NIS­SAN PATHFINDER 2006–09

Punchy petrol V6, small, eco­nom­i­cal diesel. Easy–to–use all–mod­e4WD sys­tem and 3–tonne tow­ing. $23,000–$43,500. 3 stars

JEEPGRANDCHEROKEE2006–09

Much im­proved on–road dy­nam­ics to go with renowned off–road ca­pa­bil­ity. Choice of V6, thirsty V8 and eco­nom­i­cal turbo–diesel en­gines. $23,000–$47,000. 3 stars

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