Comparison - Mitsubishi Pajero GLS 2018 - vs - Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design 2017

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Mitsubishi Montero, Mitsubishi Shogun, Beijing BJ2032 Tornado, Dodge Raider

Also called:

XC Classic (China)

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Model: 
Average Price: 
44,480
Converted from AUD
Updated: 
02 Feb 2018
51,150
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2017
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
5-speed Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.25gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
White solid
#FAFAFA
Warm white
#E4E3E6
Sterling silver
#757D80
Deep bronze
#5C5043
Graphite
#39393D
Terra rossa
#611B1C
Pitch black
#000000
Color: 
Crystal White Metallic
#CBD0D3
Bursting Blue Metallic
#315785
Ice White
#DEDEDE
Passion Red
#971715
Onyx Black Metallic
#010101
Savile Grey Metallic
#494850

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Among three-row luxury SUVs, the 2017 Volvo XC90 has outstanding cargo capacity, style and safety features. The cabin is particularly elegant and offers many options for personalization. Its engine power and ride quality aren’t segment-leading, but this is still a midsize SUV that deserves consideration.

The 2017 Volvo XC90 receives updates to its driver assistance system and more apps for its infotainment system, plus the addition of a range-topping new trim level.

Although Volvo's latest four-cylinder engine has considerable power, the heavy weight of the XC90 makes it feel unimpressive. Its numbers are promising, but in real-world, day-to-day use, acceleration and refinement are lacking. Other rival crossovers feel notably snappier and more responsive when accelerating up to freeway speeds or passing a slow-moving vehicle. We haven't driven the XC90 with the base turbocharged engine, but we expect to find its 250 hp a bit meager for a vehicle of this size.

Pros
Elegant styling inside and out; spacious second- and third-row seating for a midsize SUV; many standard safety technology features; precise handling that inspires confidence; available plug-in hybrid model.

Cons
Overly busy ride quality for a vehicle in its class; comes up short on performance and real-world fuel economy; some of its standard touchscreen controls can be hard to use.

By: 
edmunds.com

Totally redesigned for the 2016 model year, the Volvo XC90, helped redefine the Volvo brand, now that the Swedish automaker is Chinese-owned.Worries that innovation would be sucked out of the brand leaving an empty shell appear to have been unwarranted as Volvo is continuing to produce cutting-edge vehicles.

The 2017 Volvo XC90 gets some expanded safety options.Also, the 2017 XC90 T5 model is now offered with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.All other XC90 models come standard with all-wheel drive.

Volvo's revived SUV has earned impressive crash-test ratings.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave it five stars overall.Rated Good on each test done by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the XC90 was named a Top Safety Pick.

In keeping with the brand's long-standing reputation for safety, Volvo gives the XC90 the latest safety features and systems, active as well as passive, some optional. Automatic braking at intersections has been added to the standard City Safety package. Pedestrian and cyclist detection now functions day or night.

Volvo's revived SUV has earned impressive crash-test ratings.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave it five stars overall.Rated Good on each test done by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the XC90 was named a Top Safety Pick.

By: 
autoblog.com

The 2017 Volvo XC90 ranks 10 out of 22 Luxury Midsize SUVs. In a competitive class where esteemed luxury brands duke it out, the 2017 Volvo XC90 lies somewhere in the middle. This Swedish SUV is well-equipped and good on gas, and it seats seven comfortably. However, its standard four-cylinder engine leaves something to be desired, and its reliability rating is lower than most class rivals.

The 2017 Volvo XC90 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Volvo XC90 has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Among three-row luxury SUVs, the 2017 Volvo XC90 has outstanding cargo capacity, style and safety features. The cabin is particularly elegant and offers many options for personalization. Its engine power and ride quality aren't segment-leading, but this is still a midsize SUV that deserves consideration." -- Edmunds

After launching one of the most ambitious design overhauls in modern memory, Volvo's XC90 crossover SUV for 2017 utterly validates the Swedish automaker's efforts. … Taking direct aim at the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and Acura MDX, the XC90 offers a fresh design, more intriguing interior toys and a revolutionary drivetrain marking a new beginning in Volvo engineering." -- Kelley Blue Book

"With the redesigned XC90, Volvo is breaking some new ground - ground that will likely influence all of the company's upcoming models. While there are some elements that might throw Volvo's traditional customers (the infotainment controls, mostly), the XC90 not only may lure new customers from other luxury makes, but is also an indication that the long-time Swedish automaker has a very bright future ahead." -- Consumer Guide (2016)

Pros
Luxurious interior design
Excellent cargo and passenger space
High fuel economy
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
So-so ride quality over rougher roads
Average engine power
Below-average predicted reliability rating

By: 
cars.usnews.com

The XC90 is the poster boy of New Volvo, responsible for spearheading the reinvention of the brand as a slick Swedish premium alternative to the established Anglo-Saxon badges you’ll see clogging up most company car parks up and down the land.

It’s a classic top-down approach: Gothenburg’s Chinese masters, Geely, elected to relaunch Volvo with a posh-roader carrying chunky prices and a new executive wardrobe. The rationale? If they get this flagship right, the smaller, cheaper models should fly off the shelves faster than the lunchtime meatballs at the Ikea sale.

Which is why we’ve just eight months in the XC90, to rate their chances. Stuff this up, and it could spell curtains for Volvo’s renaissance outside the Ford fold. Get it right… well, we could be seeing the brand cycle up the sales charts and close the gap to Mercedes-Benz, Audi et al.

It’s a mighty fine cabin. The XC90’s crowning achievement is the bit you’ll notice everyday – the cool, minimalist interior. Materials used throughout are first-rate with a stylish mix of metallics, leather and smart plastics, and the interior felt as solidly made and luxurious as the miles ticked towards five figures as it did on day one. Only the absurdly stained blond leather let the side down (they left a delicate shade of Levis blue).

Like the Audi, the XC90 has permanent four-wheel drive, to keep us going when the going gets slippery, especially with the standard all-seasons Pirelli Scorpion Verde tyres. The wheels are 21-inch, eight-spoke diamond-cut alloys – a £1450 option. This excess-all-areas vibe percolates throughout; to avoid a long wait for XC90s off the production line, we plumped for a car already specced by Volvo. Hence the price has been swollen by an obscene £16,440.

By: 
carmagazine.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Diesel
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.13mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Diesel
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.20L
2.00L
Torque: 
325ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
189hp
at 3 800rpm
250hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
41.01Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio controls, Phone controls, cruise control switches
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Central door locking with keyless entry
Power door mirrors
Door mirrors with power fold control
Speed sensitive variable intermittent windscreen wipers
Automatic rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper and washer
Automatic dusk sensing headlamps
Accessory power socket
Room lamp
Front map lamps
Rear passenger reading lamps
Cargo area lamp
Interior lamp with time delay
Ignition key cylinder illumination
Puddle lights
Door courtesy lamps
Digital Clock
Coat hook
Sunvisors with illuminated mirrors
Sunvisors with ticket holders
Sunvisor extensions
High contrast instrument meter
Tachometer
Trip meter
Headlamps on warning
Door ajar warning
Low fuel warning
Remote fuel filler release
Tailgate inside grip
Jack and tool set
4WD indicator lamp
Automatic transmission position indicator
Manual rear seat easy entry
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.91in
194.90in
Width: 
73.82in
79.10in
Height: 
74.80in
69.90in
Ground Clearance: 
9.25in
10.50in
Front Track: 
61.81in
65.70in
Rear Track: 
61.81in
65.80in
Wheel Base: 
109.45in
117.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.50
38.90
Rear Head Room: 
40.03
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
37.00in
Front Hip Room: 
54.80in
56.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
57.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
44.48in
56.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.12in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.10cu.ft
85.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
4000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
38.10cu.ft
41.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
36.60degrees
23.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
25.00degrees
23.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
5147.00lbs
4293.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
iPod control
average fuel consumption

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket
Slide and recline adjustment
Driver height adjustment
Driver lumbar adjustment
Height adjustable headrests
Power driver seat
Power passenger seat
Heated seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear seat heater ducts
Recline and tumble fold up function
Centre armrest with cupholders
Height adjustable headrests x3
60:40 split folding function
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Reclining rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Independant - double wishbone coil spring & stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension: 
Independant - multi-link coil spring and stabiliser bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Rear air conditioning ducts
Rear seat heater ducts
Pollen filter
Electric sunroof with slide and tilt
Side and rear window demisters
Driver foot rest
Driver assist grip
Passenger assist grips
Rear air conditioning
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather and alloy steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Rockford Acoustic Design premium audio
12 speakers (includes subwoofer)
Antenna integrated in glass
USB Input
Bluetooth phone connectivity & audio streaming with voice control
Display Audio with 6.1" full colour touch screen
Mitsubishi Multi Communication System featuring 7" touch screen display with 3D navigation mapping and SD Card input
Rockford Acoustic Design premium audio
HDMI Input
iPod control
Android Auto
Apple CarPlay
USB connection
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
330 watts stereo output
10 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Antenna integrated in glass
Rear roof spoiler
Chrome door mirrors
Door mirrors with integrated turn indicator
Chrome door handles
Body colour bumper
High mount stop lamp
Chrome grille
Chrome fog lamp bezel (front)
Side steps
Rear step bumper
Privacy glass
Door lower moulding
Chrome side protection moulding
High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps
Halogen headlamps
Headlamp washers
Privacy glass
Speed sensitive wipers
Power glass sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Speed sensitive wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5
19 x 8.0
Wheels more: 
12-spoke alloy wheels
Secure sports spare wheel cover
All season tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
280mm x 28mm ventilated disc 4 piston opposed caliper
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
285mm x 18mm ventilated disc 1 piston floating caliper
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Curtain SRS airbags
Active Traction Control (ATC)
Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) body
3 point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) seatbelts (all seating positions)
Auto Locking Retractor (ALR) seatbelts on outboard 2nd row seats
Turn lamp in exterior rear view mirror
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Automatic High Beam
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Multi mode Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
3 point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) seatbelts (all seating positions)
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Emergency braking preparation
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Cornering lights
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights

Options

Packages: 
Vision Package
Climate Package
Convenience Package
R-Design
Exterior Options: 
20" 5-Double Spoke Alloy Wheels in Matte Tech Black
Interior Options: 
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound System
Graphical Head Up Display
Integrated Center Booster Cushion 2nd Row
Heated Front Seats
Contour Seats in Nappa Leather

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Amber/Charcoal, leather
#84634D
Blond/Charcoal, leather
#C1C0BE
Charcoal, leather
#464648
Fourth generation: The fourth generation was introduced at the Paris Motor Show on September 30, 2006 , a makeover of the existing vehicle, which has been around since 1999). New interior and exterior styling were accompanied by enhanced safety with dual-stage SRS front airbags as well as new side-impact and curtain airbags. The Super-Select 4WD II system was retained, complemented by an improved Active Stability & Traction Control (ASTC) system and electronic brakeforce distribution. With skid plates, heavy weight components and 8.7 inches of ground clearance the vehicle retains its reputation as one of the toughest and most capable 4x4s. The engines were upgraded with the 3.2 L diesel gaining Common Rail technology, a DPF for cleaner emissions and producing 125 kW (167 hp/170 PS) and the 3.8 L V6 gaining MIVEC variable valve timing to boost power to 184 kW (247 hp/250 PS). Both engines meet new Euro IV emissions standards. The 3.0 L V6 is retained for the Japanese and GCC markets. From 2009, the 3.0L V6 engine was dropped in the GCC markets, and was replaced by a 3.5L V6 engine, rated for 141 kW (189 hp/192 ps) and 306 Nm torque. Further enhancements to the 3.2L Turbo Diesel in the 2011 model year saw the power and torque increased to 147 kW/197 hp/200 PS and 441Nm respectively. Engine meet new Euro V emissions standards. The 3.8L petrol engine remained at 184 kW and 329Nm (using 95RON fuel). There is also a panelled Van version available in markets where such a model can be registered at a lower tax rate. For the 2010 model year the Pajero gained a Rockford acoustic soundsystem and two interior color options, black and beige, in some markets. For 2012, this model has been minimally restyled and given an improved monocoque body and suspension. For the 2015 model year Pajero has received an updated front fascia with a revised grille, LED daytime running lights and a new spare tire cover. The interior design of the model is also slightly updated and it includes the metallic trim, the new piano black accents for the VR II, the wood grain trim for the Exceed and Super Exceed and the additional sound deadening material. The engines will be carried over and they will include the 3.0L V6 petrol and the 3.2L four-cylinder turbo diesel. Source: wikipedia