The Toyota has by 110 horsepowers more horsepower compared to Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II. The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 will be distinctly better accelerate owing to bigger power. Also getting ahead of other vehicles while moving along the road should be much more easier for a car equipped with more powerful motor.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference amounts to 21 % indicates that the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV is insignificantly beaten here. In the „large off-road 4x4” segment, to which the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV 2.5 DI-D 178HP manual 4x4 is assigned, the medium acceleration is 10.5 s and is by 11 % faster than acceleration of Mitsubishi’s car.
The top speed of the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic is higher as compared to this of the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 12 percent is little and is imperceptible in daily use.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability on road. The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is widther only by 9 percent compared with the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II and is not really worth considering. The average for the „full-size SUV” segment is 1,866 mm and is by 6 % smaller than the width of the Toyota Land Cruiser V8.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Toyota which can hold 36 percent more fuel compared with the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II. The medium fuel tank size in the full-size SUV segment, which is represented by the Toyota Land Cruiser V8, equals 84 liters, whereas in large SUV class (represented by the Mitsubishi) it amounts to 84 l.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic has 52 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Toyota should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Toyota has 88 % larger engine size than the Mitsubishi. The difference is relatively big. As a result the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine capacity usually equals worst fuel economy.
Maximum load capacity
The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is 5 % longer than the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV. The length of the car plays a role in respect of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Toyota very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Toyota will be better driven but the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV 2.5 DI-D 178HP manual 4x4 will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars of 1 percent to the advantage of the Toyota is insignificant and does not matter much.
Automatic transmission which is installed in the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 in spite of having a few drawback offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city you probably would be less exhausted. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.