Mitsubishi Pajero 3.2-litre diesel (200bhp, 5spd gearbox, four/two-wheel-drive), CO2 of 207g/km; VRT €200. €310 annual road tax.
From €32,262 for SWB Commercial version tested. Long-wheelbase passenger version (LWB) €63,020. Delivery, related charges extra.
Family/small business, farmers, horse-box hobbies.
Power, technology, size, pulling power, equipment.
Side panels block visibility, feckity audio controls.
Cruise control, automatic air con, Bluetooth, 18-inch alloys, traction control, electric/heated/folding-door mirrors/indicator lamps, remote audio controls on steering wheel, driver, passenger, side and curtain airbags, three-year/100,000km warranty (option of two additional years).
OTHERS TO CONSIDER:
Commercial/passenger versions where applicable of Toyota Landcruiser, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Land Rover Discovery, Audi Q7, BMW X5, Mercedes M-Class, Volkswagen Touareg, Volvo XC90.