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The Shortlist: Seven-seat AWD SUV, decent towing capacity and good ownership prospects

Jacques is looking at a new family SUV to replace his ageing Volvo XC90, which has developed a few problems in recent times. Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision...

Mitsubishi ASX, Pajero Sport, Challenger recalled for tailgate corrosion fix: 74,900 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall notice for 74,935 of its ASX, Pajero Sport and Challenger SUVs from various model years over corrosion concerns. According to the Japanese manufacturer, the affected vehicles may have insufficient corrosion coating on the end cap on the outer tub of the tailgate gas springs...

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport seven-seater on sale in Australia

The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been updated this week, finally adding a seven-seat option to the family off-roader's range. Confirming our exclusive report, the updated Pajero Sport now features a seven-seat layout in high-spec grades. Customers wanting seven seats will need to opt for the mid-range GLS variant or top-spec Exceed, as the base GLX remains a five-seat-only proposition...

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport seven-seat model to hit Australia in July

Mitsubishi Australia is set to announce the addition of a seven-seat variant to the 2016 Pajero Sport range, which launched in Australia late last year with a five-seat offering. Speaking at the launch of the vehicle last year, Shayna Welsh, Mitsubishi's head of corporate communications, told CarAdvice that the company wanted a seven-seat variant locally, but was still working to confirm its availability for Australia...

What is the difference between 2WD, 4WD and 4WD with differential lock?: Video explanation with the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

We're often asked questions about four-wheel-driving, especially on the differences between four-wheel-drive modes in modern vehicles. CarAdvice reader Stacey owns a new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and wasn't sure which modes she should be using during regular driving and off-road driving. Q: Hello. We just bought a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and we absolutely love it...

2016 Mitsubishi Triton and Pajero Sport recalled for tow-bar fix

Mitsubishi Motors Australia has this week issued a nationwide recall on a number of models in its 2016 MQ Triton and QE Pajero Sport lines fitted with a Mitsubishi Genuine Accessory tow-bar kit. The Japanese car maker reports that fastening bolts on the tow-bar may become loose during operation and could lead to the tow-bar becoming detached, presenting a safety hazard to occupants and other road users...

Rugged SUV sales: MU-X beating Pajero Sport, Everest, Fortuner and Colorado 7

We get asked a lot of questions about the sales performance each month of Australia’s fleet of rugged, ute-based family off-roaders. We speak for the Ford Everest, Holden Colorado 7, Isuzu MU-X, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Toyota Fortuner, based respectively on the Ranger, Colorado, D-Max, Triton and HiLux...

ANCAP gives Honda HR-V, Audi Q7 and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport five stars

The latest round of ANCAP safety tests have yielded maximum five-star ratings for a trio of SUVs — the Audi Q7, Honda HR-V and (as we already reported today) the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The Honda HR-V just now receives its rating despite launching in February, and going on to be Honda’s top-selling car locally. The ANCAP test crunched data from ASEAN NCAP testing...

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport scores five-star ANCAP safety rating

Mitsubishi Australia has announced a five star safety rating for the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, which launches as a successor to the Challenger this week in Australia. The announcement comes on the back of Mitsubishi announcing several Mitsubishi-first safety technologies and a number of class equalling safety tech that will ensure the Pajero Sport doesn't lag behind the competition when it goes on sale next week...

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport pricing and specifications: Challenger replacement launches from $45,000 with segment firsts

The all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has launched in Australia this week, ahead of going on sale to the public from next Monday. In addition to announcing a high level of safety equipment for the top-specification Exceed model, the entire Mitsubishi Pajero Sport range is bolstered by a five-star ANCAP safety rating, seven airbags and an impressive 3100kg braked towing capacity — the latter placing it ahead of the recently released Ford Everest and Toyota Fortuner...

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport introduces new safety technology to brand's line-up

The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport launches in Australia this week and debuts a number of safety technologies for the Japanese brand in our market. The Triton-based SUV, which ditches the old Challenger nameplate for the global Pajero Sport designation, reaches our shores just weeks after our preview drive of the all-new off-road model in Japan...