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For The Mitsubishi Shogun is great off-road and feels robustly built. It seats up to seven and is well equipped, but it may be the Tonka Toy looks that really appeal.

Against Refinement and comfort are poor, and although the diesel engine has plenty of pulling power, it can still struggle with the weight of the car.

Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4
11 5stars

The Mitsubishi Shogun looks good, is well specified and is a proper off-roader. Unfortunately, it's far less impressive on-road, where it feels much cruder than most rival 4x4s.

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There are 6 Mitsubishi Shogun versions available

4x4 3.2 Di-DC SG2 SWB 3dr £26,889
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
4x4 3.2 Di-DC SG2 5dr £29,289
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
4x4 3.2 DI-DC Warrior SWB 3dr £30,059
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
4x4 3.2 DI-DC Barbarian SWB 3dr £32,689
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
4x4 3.2 Di-DC SG3 auto 5dr £34,489
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
4x4 3.2 Di-DC SG4 auto 5dr £37,489
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Mitsubishi Shogun is very much an old-school 4x4, in that it is designed as an off-roader. In other words, if you want to venture away from Tarmac, it could be just what you want; but; if your idea of off-road is the supermarket car park, it probably isn't.

There's just one engine in the range, and can be had with both manual and automatic gearboxes. The most basic trim is the one we’d recommend, because it’s the most affordable Shogun and it comes with a good amount of standard kit.

Also, consider Mitsubishi’s Service Plan that will cover all the scheduled services required throughout the first three years of a new car’s life, ensuring that they are performed by Mitsubishi-trained technicians, using genuine Mitsubishi parts. You can also include the cost of the Service Plan in your finance, and the plan can be transferred to a new owner if you sell your vehicle.

Reader test team says:

Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4 3.2 DI-DC Warrior SWB 3dr

Before buying my 2014 Shogun SG2 automatic, I had a Hyundai Santa Fe, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Peugeot 406 Estate, Range Rover, Mercedes E200, and others…

Timothy Coe

4 out of 5 stars

Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4 3.2 Di-D Equippe 3dr

I cannot figure out why What Car have given this just one star. As a owner of Mercedes, Toyota and Land Rover the Shogun is an exceptionally brilliant…

Monica Rathore

5 out of 5 stars

Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4 3.2 Di-D Equippe 3dr

Published reviews tend to give the Shogun real praise - or slate it. Read with care, else you could dismiss the perfect car for you without even…

Graham Cullimore

5 out of 5 stars

Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4 3.2 Di-D Equippe 3dr

This is my 4th Shogun over the past 20 years. They cannot be beaten off road and are bullet-proof. Good value compared with others similarly loaded…

roger slade

4 out of 5 stars
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