The horsepower of the Dodge Durango I is 4 percent grater in comparison to the Mitsubishi. While the difference is not big it should not affect the car performance extensively.
The Dodge uses 10 percent less petrol while driving inside city compared to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. The Dodge Durango I 3.9 177HP manual, that represents large off-road 4x4 segment, uses 0.9 l fewer fuel. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the full-size SUV segment is 14.8 l, whereas the Dodge Durango I 3.9 177HP manual needs by 6 percent more fuel than the average.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Dodge is 7 % wider when compared to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
Dodge Durango I has 8 % longer wheelbase in relation to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The engine displacement of the Dodge is by 31 percent bigger when compared to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. For this reason the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Dodge Durango I will be of better quality, working more smoothly and more durable.
The Dodge is 300 mm longer in relation to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases have more storage space. While the Dodge Durango I occurs to be better option for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mitsubishi may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Given that the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I was launched only 2 years before the Dodge Durango I, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Dodge Durango I 3.9 177HP manual might feature slightly more advanced solutions used in it.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 5 % to the advantage of the Dodge Durango I is insignificant and does not matter much.