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So far it lovePajero NS (2006-2008)
Just bought a 2007 NS diesel with 170900klm on clock so far in love with it so comfortable and the kids love the dvd player just need to get headphones for it but so far it’s more then I imagined it to be looking forward to many more years with itShow details
Raw, Tough and SimplePajero NX GLS (2014-2023)
A no frills 4wd that gets straight to the point. City driving is a pleasure but off road is where it belongs. Loves a challenge and doesn't seem phased when under pressure. A highly underestimated vehicle that continues to perform time and time again. I have tuned mine to extract the hidden power that Mitsubishi was too shy to give us. But we turned into a grunting gorilla that climbs, pushes and dominates it's terrain. Tow, city drive, beach drive , extreme off roading, it doesn't matter. Build quality is tough in all aspects and proves to be a mechanical complex unit. Change the oil and filters every 5000 klms and it will go and go and go. I had no issues with mine, I look after it and it's proved to be very reliable.Show details
Solid reliable vehicle.Pajero NS (2006-2008)
Had mine for 5 years, bought it at 150000 and now at 270000. It drives like a car, not a truck, a pleasure to own. Diesels are expensive to service, but it gets good fuel economy. Still looks good despite being 15years old, even had a guy think it was brand new. I've done several long trips towing a van, including a half lap of 16000kms. Great support from the user community.
Can last a long time, there is an owner who has done a million kilometres in theirs, without changing the engine.Show details
Great all round vehiclePajero NX GLX Automatic (2014-2023)
Great tow vehicle for caravan and very comfortable to drive at all times. I tow a 21ft caravan with ease and it has been reliable. I have it serviced as per the logbook but that can be a bit pricey if done by the dealer.Show details
Robust, no-nonsense motoring. It goes everywhere I want to go.Pajero NT (2008-2011)
Purchased second-hand in 2017 with a ridiculous amount of kilometres on the clock due to the previous owner's work across country New South Wales. But it has turned out to be an excellent purchase. It has, so far at least, been robust. The mechanic says that, provided you keep them regularly serviced, these machines just keep going and going. Currently around 300,000km on the clock and hoping it will go another 100,000 to 200,000 kilometres. I've replaced the odd thing here and there, but never anything urgent (i.e. nothing catastrophic).
They're not for people who want all the mod cons. They're pretty spartan inside and it's a no-nonsense vehicle. But on road or off, it does its job.Show details
What an awesome car to travel in. Love my PajeroPajero NX Exceed (2014-2019)
My Pajero is my source of income and the way I transport my family around the town. From work, using to transport my clients, school, shopping, beach, road trips the choice is Endless. Such a reliable vehicle and keeps my family safe. Great car for my kids learning to drive with the reversing camera, heated seats, diesel yet quiet for a diesel. Great fuel consumption, especially Highway Kms. Great high level giving you a clearance clear view in the road. All the mod-cons you’d expect, Cruze control, sensor windscreen wipers, Apple car play, electric seats, fog lights, climate control the list is endless. We love our Pajero.Show details
Quality carPajero NM, NP (2000-2006)
Bought my 2005 GLX 3.2 diesel NP with 290k on the clock. Since then I have driven it to the centre of Australia (Uluru), done heavy sand/beach work, put it through deep (wheel arches high) mud, deep water crossings (bow waving off the bonnet) and it is yet to let me down. It has always pulled me out of all situations so far. Never broken down, super reliable (touch wood) and extremely comfortable to drive over long distances. Considering the weight of this cars it gets pretty good mileage avg 10.5-11/100km. Even with it fully laden with camp ge... Read morear and extra spare wheels and recovery gear it was pulling around 14-15L/100km through the outback desert. It has good power and still shames some newer model 4x4 in acceleration. Awesome torque with effortless hill climbing. I am running a DP chip, but even with it disconnected it still goes good. The 5 speed auto is the go...so easy to drive. If you are thinking of buying one, don't be too concerned about the amount of k's, but rather how well its been maintained. The 4m41 motors are a great donk. The only caveat is the diesel pump as these have known to fail at some point and are expensive to fix. In saying that, members on forums have reported doing in excess of 400,000km with their original pumps still working fine. I now have 315k on the clock and still runs great. The car handles very well and is stable when cornering at speed. I have to say all in all a great 4x4 for the money as they can be picked up at good prices these days. My advice is to run diesel conditioner in the fuel which will help to keep things lubricated and clean in your fuel system, and improve your fuel economy. I have fallen in love with my Paj, and hope to have a long and happy relationship with it for years to come. LONG LIVE THE MIGHTY PAJERO!
Simple, efficient and no non-sensePajero NX GLS (2014-2023)
I have owned this car from 2017 and have been using it as a daily drive with periodic off-roading. It has clocked 112k kms this month. While this may not be the most advanced 4wd option in the market, it more than makes up with its reliability and toughness for off-road adventures without trading off its performance on the tarmac. Absolutely no issues this far and a trust worthy partner in my adventures.
Such a shame that it has been retired!
Best carPajero NT (2008-2011)
Have owned our Nt RX Pajero for 10 years since new. Has 240000km on clock and have never had a single problem with it. It has towed a caravan throughout outback NT, QLD, NSW and SA and was perfect. My daily ride and very comfortable. 7 seats has been very handy with kids. My L and P plate kids prefer to drive the Pajero rather than our other car a 2019 Mazda 6. Happy to keep the Pajero for another 10 years!Show details
100% great family 4wd. Absolutely love it.Pajero NX GLX Automatic (2014-2023)
Everyday car for work, shopping and long drives, including off roads. Great performance and good road handling machine. Car is serviced every 15k and recently did the 60k logbook service.Show details
Ideal on and off roadNW Platinum Automatic (2011-2012)
This vehicle is used as daily urban transport as well as a vacation vehicle with off road use at least twice a year.
Also regularly used as a tow vehicle approximately a dozen times a year.
Comfortable, economical and suitable for all uses.
Great for cruising and towingPajero NT (2008-2011)
After using other makes for years decided to try a Pajero.
Have had it for about 5 years now.
Its great for towing and cruising.
Its ok for soft off roading but wouldn't recommend it for serious off road terrain.
Its comfortable and has options that others don't have which help when cruising.
The on the run 4 wheel engage option is a real bonus as there is no LSD.
The rear diff lock is also an excellent option and does help if on slippery terrain - providing you have suitable tyres.
It would be nice if the rear windows went all the way down.
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NM-NP PAJEROPajero NM, NP (2000-2006)
I found my 2003 Pajero being a 4x4, ultra reliable. Heaps of features for its age, plenty of storage compartments, plenty of room. And the Hi-Low manual gear selector, superb for any road condition you'll encounter. The 3.5 litre has plenty of torque for towing your caravan or boat while comfortable to drive, I've found it great on road and off road for me. I'd definitely buy another.Show details
Pajero 2020Pajero NX GLS (2014-2023)
Car is used for work & leisure. Some off Road driving is undertaken, mainly dirt roads. Have taken previous Pajero to Flinders Rangers. Would recommend change of tyres to All terrain (standard tyres) when car is new are really highway tyres. (Changed to All Terrain at 75% wear. Much better on both dirt roads & off road) Car is disappointing you cannot buy rated recovery points for front. Don't know why! Car is capable in 4wd situation with standard rear diff lock. Only issue is if you get stuck and need to be pulled out forward with no rated re... Read morecovery points. Tow off road single axle caravan on occasions, can be thirst if pushed into strong headwind. 20 ltrs /100km + Back off =18 ltrs /100 km. Car is daily drive. consumption in built up are 12 ltr / 100 km. At highway speed around 10 ltrs /100km with normal load. Serviced @ 15,000 k via dealer. No issues. Not a bad vehicle. does not have refinement of Toyota but also does not have price tag.
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Great car to drivePajero NX GLS (2014-2023)
A great car very comfortable interior smooth ride and the 3.2l diesel has plenty of power great off road and on. Great family car or good for getting away from it allShow details
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NM and NP are their’s ABS Control module same?
I have 2023 Pajaro sports when I put it into reverse camera goes very dark if I put my sunglasses on I can’t see it at all I’ve only done 1500 km and had the first service and nothing has changed
2008 Mitsubishi Pajero diesel went into limp mode and traction control light and engine light is on, cant go fast enough for auto to change gears
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|Category||Large / 7 Seater SUVs||Large / 7 Seater SUVs||Large / 7 Seater SUVs||Large / 7 Seater SUVs|
|Drive Type||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)|
|Fuel Type||Diesel||Diesel||Diesel and Petrol|
|Wheels||18" Alloy||18" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars||5 Stars||4 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||9.1 L/100km||9.1 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||88 L||88 L||90 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 3.2 L||4 Cylinder 3.2 L||4 Cylinder 3.2 L|
|Max Power||141kW @ 3800rpm||141kW @ 3800rpm||147kW @ 3800rpm|
|Max Torque||441Nm @ 2000rpm||441Nm @ 2000rpm||441Nm @ 2000rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan||Japan||Japan||Japan|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)||3,000 kg||3,000 kg|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg||750 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)|
|Ground Clearance||225 mm||225 mm|
|Replaced by||Mitsubishi Pajero NS|
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