The horsepower is a parameter that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic that has by 38 horsepower more in comparison to the Mitsubishi Pajero IV, which makes this vehicle somewhat better in terms of high speed. Having more horsepower the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 should as well give a bit better efficiency in specific gears.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mitsubishi Pajero IV SUV 3d 3.8 MIVEC 250HP automatic 4x4 is relatively slower in
comparison to the Toyota Land Cruiser V8. The
difference at the level of
1.6 s is
quite little and it should
not be vitally taken by you into
consideration for selecting the better one of these two
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Toyota is 5 % wider when compared to the Mitsubishi Pajero IV. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic which can comprise 38 % more fuel than the Mitsubishi Pajero IV SUV 3d 3.8 MIVEC 250HP automatic 4x4. The average fuel container capacity in the large SUV segment, from which the Toyota comes from, equals 84 l, whereas in large SUV segment (represented by the Mitsubishi Pajero IV SUV 3d 3.8 MIVEC 250HP automatic 4x4) it equals 84 l.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Toyota Land Cruiser V8 has 12 percent longer wheelbase distance than Mitsubishi Pajero IV. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Toyota Land Cruiser V8 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 has 837 cc bigger engine size than the Mitsubishi Pajero IV SUV 3d 3.8 MIVEC 250HP automatic 4x4. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Toyota should accelerate slightly better, assuming that other paramerters are the same.
Maximum load capacity
The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is 13 percent longer in relation to the Mitsubishi Pajero IV. Long cars more of passenger space and also have plenty of trunk space. Although the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 occurs to be better pick for families or persons who love the idea of convenient rides, the Mitsubishi Pajero IV SUV 3d may be more appropriate to singles because it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Number of doors
There’s no doubts that the five-door Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is more usable and if you regularly carry more than one people then this car is only possible option for you. The strongest point of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the back but it’s also easier to put luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Mitsubishi Pajero IV SUV 3d 3.8 MIVEC 250HP automatic 4x4 very often look more dynamic and sporty and for those who don’t often have passengers in the back seat the Mitsubishi may be more appropriate.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Mitsubishi Pajero IV was unveiled only 2 years before the Toyota, the gap between technology used in both cars is not really huge, however, the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 might have slightly more advanced solutions used in it.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 17 millimeters in favor of the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is little and should not be really noticeable.