The Ssangyong Rexton I uses 1.6 l less in the combined cycle than the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. The difference at the level of 1.6 l is not perceptible. However in the long run it would allow you to make a real savings.
The fuel consumption of the Ssangyong is 10 % better in comparison to the Mitsubishi. Despite the difference is small, in the long term it may cause that the vehicle would be noticably less expensive to run.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The Ssangyong Rexton I 2.3 RX 140HP manual is widther only by 11 percent than the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4 and is not really relevant. The average for the „large off-road 4x4” segment amounts to approximately 1,866 millimeters and is by 1 percent larger than the same attribute of the Ssangyong Rexton I 2.3 RX 140HP manual.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. Ssangyong Rexton I 2.3 RX 140HP manual has 4 % longer wheelbase distance when compared to Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Ssangyong should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Number of gears
The Ssangyong Rexton I have a higher gear count compared to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4 which means
that Ssangyong will have
better speeding up and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and if you are not drag
racer at a timed event you would not
observe the difference.
The Ssangyong Rexton I 2.3 RX 140HP manual is 119 millimeters longer than the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. The length of the car is important in respect of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Ssangyong very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Ssangyong Rexton I will be better driven ,however, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I will be a little easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle started 6 years prior to its contender thus man may suspect that this vehicle features significantly less modern solutions used.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Ssangyong, which is by 50 mm higher than the Mitsubishi, is appropriate choice for you. However, compared vehicles do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.