Overall rating

Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4 Review

Manufacturer price from:£33,315
What Car? Target Price:£31,379
So you’ll save at least £1,936, but if you ask for a quote you’re likely to get a much bigger discount.
View new Shogun deals
Mitsubishi Shogun
29 Jun 2018 8:40 | Last updated: 23 Aug 2018 9:32

In this review

Overall rating

What Car? says...

SUVs may be all the rage these days, but there was once a time when a 4x4 was a workhorse first and foremost, with comfort a secondary consideration. One of the first to add a plusher spin on things at a relatively affordable price was the Mitsubishi Shogun, a car that was introduced way back in 1982.

While the Shogun has become ever more sophisticated over the years, it still offers much the same proposition. All models come with switchable four-wheel drive with a locking centre differential to haul you out of muddy fields, the ability to tow at least 3000kg and a seriously lofty driving position.

Unlike rivals such as the Ssangyong Rexton and Kia Sorento, the Shogun is available in two wheelbases with either five or seven seats. This makes it like other old-school large SUVs like the Toyota Land Cruiser and Jeep Wrangler. As for engines, the Shogun is only available with a big 3.2-litre diesel unit coupled to an automatic gearbox.

If the Shogun sounds like it’ll fit your needs, keep reading for our exceedingly thorough review. If you decide it’s the SUV for you, check out our New Car Buying section for deals on this and hundreds of other new cars.

 

open the gallery10 Images
Inside?
There are 6 trims available for the Shogun 4x4. Click to see details.See all versions
OUR PICK
SG2
SG2 gets you all you really need, including climate control, auto lights and wipers, electric windows, Bluetooth connectivity and even keyless entry. Unfortunately, you don’t get rear parking senso...View trim
Fuel Diesel
New from
£31,379
Save £1,935 from RRP
View Trim
Warrior
This three-door-only trim features leather seats, an electric driver's seat, privacy glass, a reversing camera and a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system with sat-nav and DAB radio...View trim
Fuel Diesel
New from
£34,260
Save £2,024 from RRP
View Trim
SG3
Step up to SG3 to get leather seats that are electrically adjustable and heated up front, a touchscreen infotainment system with sat-nav and DAB radio, a premium stereo system, rear parking sensors...View trim
Fuel Diesel
New from
£36,966
Save £2,108 from RRP
View Trim
SG5
Top-of-the-range trim features all the kit of SG3, plus 20in wheels, premium leather seats, heated rear seats, twin rear USB ports and LED mood lighting. It's a lot of money for not much extra equi...View trim
Fuel Diesel
New from
£41,816
Save £2,258 from RRP
View Trim
Barbarian
Another three-door-only trim that gets all the goodies of Warrior plus 20in wheels, model-specific leather seats, aluminium pedals and a colour-keyed spare wheel cover...View trim
Fuel Diesel
New from
£36,859
Save £2,105 from RRP
View Trim
SG4
This adds 20in wheels and a rear entertainment system...View trim
Fuel Diesel
New from
£40,846
Save £2,228 from RRP
View Trim