The Mitsubishi Pajero SFX was one of the best off-roaders on sale in India. The SUV, though now discontinued, still holds a special place in the hearts of enthusiasts who swear by its off-road prowess and capable chassis. It was quite a popular vehicle too and several celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan have owned this machine at some point of their life. B-Town actor Abhay Deol is another well-known face that owned this SUV and now, his Pajero SFX has come up for sale in the used car market. This black and white paint scheme Pajero is being offered at a price of just Rs. 4.99 lakhs, which makes it cheaper than even the top-end Maruti Suzuki WagonR hatchback.
Well, a Mitsubishi Pajero SFX selling at Rs. 4.99 lakhs is in itself a good deal and topped with the Abhay Deol connection, this one becomes one great deal. It is usual for cars that have a celebrity name associated with them to sell at a higher price than its counterparts. What this also means that the depreciation of this Pajero’s value will be pretty low now compared to other Pajero SFX’s.
Coming to the details of this SUV, it is a 2008 model Pajero SFX that is available for sale in Mumbai. This top-end Pajero has an odometer reading of 84,000 km which means it still has a lot of life left in it. According to the seller, the car has only seen a single owner till date, which is Abhay Deol himself. Going by the images, the car seems to be in a decent condition and the same goes for the interiors.
It has been maintained to its stock condition and apart from an LED bar on the front bumper, no such modifications are seen on the vehicle. Needless to say, being a Pajero SFX, this one comes with a fully functional 4×4 drivetrain. It is powered by a 2.8-litre 4 cylinder turbo diesel motor that churns out a good 120 Bhp of peak power and 280 Nm of peak torque. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard, along with a four-wheel-drive transfer case that offered both low and high ratios.
The later BSIV models of the Pajero SFX has around 10 horses less but since this is the 2008 model, that is not the case here. So if you have been looking for a Mitsubishi Pajero or just want a rugged SUV that can go off-road without a thought, this one may be the right deal for you. However, since its s Mumbai car, do check for any water damage on the vehicle before settling in for the final deal and writing the cheque.