Overall reader verdict 3 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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29 reader reviews for Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 4x4.
  • 2.5 TD Warrior 5dr

    kevin young , cheshire . Date: 12/10/2005
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Having been the completely satisfied owner of an L200 4life for 6 years I was really looking forward to upgrading to the shogun sport warrior, however, my expectations were soon shattered by the appaling ride quality.

    On major A roads the ride is i suppose acceptable, but on country lanes it is both uncomfortable and at times difficult to control. Mitsubishi inform me that this is a very rare complaint which I find hard to believe, and would urge other owners with the same view to complaint to Mitsubishi. Engine noise just adds to my disappointment of my new vehicle.

  • 2.5 TD Warrior 5dr

    Adam Walton , Bucks . Date: 31/08/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    As 4x4s go, this has to be one of the better lookers out there.

    The diesel is not the fastest thing on four wheels, but then is was not made to be. I love the looks of the car, and in black it does turn heads.

    It is quite revvy. It tends to hit 3000rpm at 60mph, so the engine is a little noisier that I would like.

    I've had the power upgrade done prior to delivery, and I feel the car needs it, although I haven’t driven one without. One complaint here: I had to pay an extra £100 on the insurance for the upgrade, when all it does is make the car drive a little smoother - it doesn’t increase speed or acceleration. So I don’t feel the extra £100 is justified, and I think Mitsubishi should be clearer with the insurers as to what this upgrade does.

    There is loads of room, and the leather is of a good quality.

    As with most cars, there's nowhere to put a phone without drilling holes. (When will the manufacturers pick up on this?)

    The drive and feel of the car are good, as long as you don’t expect too much. (It's not a Land Rover or Mercedes M-Class after all, and is much cheaper!)

    Overall, this is a good 4/5 for me.

  • 3.0 V6 Elegance Auto 5dr

    mark connelly Date: 21/07/2005
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This car's very good with a young family with prams etc. You can get all the gear in and still have plenty of room inside.

    It's not the greatest on the road, though, and feels very top heavy even at moderate speeds.

    The dealer has been excellent - I have no complaints so far.

    The running costs are high. It's just as well I have another car for those short trips.

    Would I have another? No, I'd try something else - but still a 4x4.

    This is the first auto I have driven, so I can't really compare it to anything.

  • 3.0 V6 Warrior Auto 5dr

    Huw Davies , Essex . Date: 11/05/2005
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    As the car was delivered in a snow storm at the beginning of March I got some early use out of the impressive and easy to use four-wheel-drive system. Whilst economy in the three-litre is not the best (I am averaging about 20mpg for mainly town use) it is not that much down on the Volvo 940 that I owned before. The engine provides loads of power when needed but as the main test review stated road noise can creep in when the speed goes up. It is a head turner, however, and everyone who has been inside has been impressed and surprised by the car. Interior space is huge especially for the three kids in the back whilst the front has more than enough room even though for a person of 6ft 5 ish it may be cramped! I bought the car via the Sainsbury Car Scheme and delivered by Perrys which has proved to be a great deal with the next cheapest deal being about £100 more expensive a month. If you are looking for a big four-wheel drive with bags of power and room but on a budget then this is the car and i would thoroughly recommend it.

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