Mitsubishi Pajero Mini
1994 to 2012
Body versions :
Gasoline 0.66 liters
The Mitsubishi Pajero Mini was a small off road SUV from Japanese Mitsubishi Motors produced from 1994 to 2012. Using badge engineering , the model was marketed from 2008 to 2012 as Nissan Kix.
Pajero Mini model H51 / 56A.Based on the platform of the Mitsubishi Minicab Mitsubishi produced from December 1994 the Pajero Mini, a miniature edition of the successful Mitsubishi Pajero . Compared to the original, the Mini had shorter dimensions and a SOHC 660 cc naturally aspirated engine with 37 kW power (type 4A31), by means of DOHC and turbocharger 48 kW. The power transmission for the standard four-wheel drive was by means of 5-speed manual or 3- speed automatic transmission .
The great sales success inspired Mitsubishi to launch several limited editions such as "Iron Cross", "Desert Cruiser", "White Skipper" and "Duke". In October 1998, the Japanese kei-car regulations were updated and the Pajero Mini was widened and extended
From the end of 1998 Mitsubishi Pajero Mini model H53 / 58A Mitsubishi offered the revised Pajero Mini now in addition to the 4WD version as a pure rear-wheel drive version. In addition, there was also optionally the Easy Select 4WD, with which you could disable or activate the four-wheel drive while driving. Instead of the three-stage, there was now an optional four-speed automatic transmission. Also new was a sport 4WD with charged DOHC engine. This version improved the efficiency of the intake air and exhaust system by installing 5 valves per cylinder (20 in total) and reduced fuel consumption unlike the previous model. In addition, there was a rear spoiler and 175 / 80R15 tires.
2008 was a major facelift with change in both the exterior design, as well as an upgrade of the dashboard. The production of the Mitsubishi Pajero Mini ended in June 2012.
As of 2008, there was the Mitsubishi Nissan Kix , an OEM version of the Pajero Mini in similar sales as the Mitsubishi eK and Nissan Otti . The Kix was sold in Japan through the Mitsubishi Galant Shop and production also ended in June 2012.
Engines: Gasoline 0.66 liters (37-48 kW0
Drive: Four-wheel drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual or 3 speed automatic
Length: 3295-3390 mm
Width: 1395-1470 mm
Height: 1630-1660 mm
Wheelbase: 2200-2280 mm
Curb weight: 780-990 kg