What does Pajero iO mean?
The “iO” name is derived from the Italian for “I” which, according to Mitsubishi, “generates an image of being easy to get to know, easy to drive, and of being one’s very own Pajero”. It was also produced in Brazil as the Pajero TR4 from 2002 to 2015 under license.
Is Pajero iO a good car?
The 2.0 litre 4G94 engine is an excellent performer and a suitable choice for the four door mini SUV for highway and off road situations where ample power is needed to overtake or climb over rough terrain. The Pajero io has impressive on and off road driving credentials.
Is Pajero iO a good 4×4?
Great little 4WD, quite capable off-road with low range. Is a bit under-powered but not too bad. Boot space is a bit small, but if you remove the back seats can fit a reasonable amount in there.
Is Pajero iO a 4WD?
New 4WD system PAJERIO iO 5-Door sports Mitsubishi’s new advanced SS4-i (Super Select 4WD-i) viscous coupling-type four-wheel drive system that is a lighter, more compact version of the Super Select 4WD system used in PAJERO.
When did the Mitsubishi Pajero iO 1.0 come out?
The name was changed after imported versions were referred to as “1.0” instead of “iO”, which could lead to confusion about the engine sizes. The Brazilian TR4 was Mitsubishi’s first four-wheel drive flexible-fuel vehicle – running on gasoline, ethanol or a combination of the two – when it was introduced in July 2007.
Are there any other models of the Mitsubishi Pajero?
Due to their success, the Pajero, Montero, and Shogun names were also applied to other, mechanically unrelated models, such as the Pajero Mini kei car, the Pajero Junior and Pajero iO/Pinin mini SUVs, and the Pajero/Montero/Shogun Sport pickup truck-based mid-size SUVs.
Where was the first Pajero TR4 car made?
It was exported as the Montero iO, and to Europe as the Pajero Pinin, Shogun Pinin or simply Pinin to honour Pininfarina, which built the local market versions of the car at their factory near Turin, Italy. It was also produced in Brazil as the Pajero TR4 from 2002 to 2015 under license.
What kind of suspension system does a Pajero have?
The long-wheelbase models received a coil link suspension system for better ride comfort and off-road ability. It was available with a 3-door body for a short wheelbase (SWB) or a 5-door body for a long-wheelbase (LWB).