Used Mitsubishi Shogun (1984 - 2000) Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 10 Feb 2014
3
The Shogun was a serious Japanese competitor to the Range Rover, earning respect for its longevity (it was launched back in 1983), off-road ability and reliability. And before the advent of the X5 and its ilk, was one of the best serious off-roaders to drive on normal roads.
Mitsubishi Shogun (84-00)
Quality; ability; reliability
Recent cars are still expensive; five-door is cumbersome

New price range:

£11,799 - £40,245

Used price range:

£276 - £1,972

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

3 out of 5

The Shogun was a serious Japanese competitor to the Range Rover, earning respect for its longevity (it was launched back in 1983), off-road ability and reliability. And before the advent of the X5 and its ilk, was one of the best serious off-roaders to drive on normal roads. Early cars were very utilitarian, but later models possess all the creature comforts you're likely to need.

The market has become flooded with Japanese imports badged Pajero. These often aren't to UK spec.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

3 out of 5

Performance

3 out of 5

Handling

3 out of 5

Comfort

4 out of 5

Practicality

4.5 out of 5

Behind the wheel

3 out of 5

Safety

1 out of 5

Reliability

4 out of 5

Running costs

2.5 out of 5

Green credentials

not rated yet

Buying used

3 out of 5

Selling

3 out of 5

Equipment

2.5 out of 5

What owners say...

 SWB model is good for navigating tight farm lanes and with the back seat folded down I can put all my tools in the back without the need for a trailer.  

5 out of 5

David Simpson ,   14 Dec 2015    ... read more

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

5 out of 5

Jon Baker ,   18 Dec 2014    ... read more

 Go anywhere [with the right tyres] and tow anything.  

4 out of 5

Robert Goodlad ,   05 Sep 2014    ... read more

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