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Mitsubishi Shogun 3.0 V6 GLS 5d Auto (1997/R)

Mitsubishi Shogun 3.0 V6 GLS 5d Auto (1997/R) - Owner Review

The all round vision from the driving position and the huge load carrying potential.
5

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Review submitted by
Jon Baker on

Mitsubishi Shogun (84-00)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Wanna-be farmer. No nonsense, what you see is what you get type.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Probably not a lot until it snows and they can't get theirs out of the garage.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes if I didn't have such a long commute. It's been a pleasure to drive it. It's never put a foot (or wheel) wrong. A classic in my opinion.

What are you likely to buy next?
Looking at a Saab 9-3 estate purely for the MPG.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£640

When did you buy the car?
September 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes. The seller's wife wanted it off their drive.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Like the look of it. Good driving position. Wanted an auto 4x4.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Bang on. Just point it in the direction you want to go and away you go. It's not the nippiest by a long way but I never intended to buy a sports car.

What's it like to park?
Reasonable. Sometimes you have to open the door to reverse park but it's got great all round vision.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No. Slightest of oil leaks but that's about it.

What's most practical about your car?
The all round vision from the driving position and the huge load carrying potential.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Adjustable suspension on the fly. Excellent for when you have to suddenly drive over rough, uneven ground.

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