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Mitsubishi Shogun Sport review - Reliability and Safety

Strong safety equipment provision is reassuring, reliability expected to be average rather than exceptional

Overall Auto Express Rating

2.0 out of 5

Reliability and Safety Rating

3.8 out of 5

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The Shogun Sport remains a relative newcomer to the market having been introduced in late 2018, so it has yet to feature in the Driver Power survey. Similarly it has yet to receive an official test rating from EuroNCAP although the L200 on which it is based received a four-star rating in 2015, and the Shogun Sport benefits from additional safety technologies over that vehicle.

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As standard all Mitsubishi Shogun Sport models are fitted with typical features such as stability and traction control, eight airbags and brake assist, but in addition it benefits from Trailer Stability Assist and a reinforced structure that Mitsubishi calls Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution. Choose the high-specification 4 model and Forward Collision Mitigation and Ultrasonic Misacceleration Mitigation are also added, the latter designed to avoid unintended acceleration during parking manoeuvres.

The Shogun Sport is too new to have appeared in our annual Driver Power survey, while Mitsubishi as a whole has not featured in the manufacturer results since 2016. It finished a disappointing 31st out of 32 manufacturers on that occasion although it did achieve 15th place in the reliability rankings, which indicates that the Shogun Sport has some potential. Judged on the fit and finish of the exterior and interior, the Shogun Sport appears to be relatively well-built although the materials themselves are of mixed quality

Warranty

All versions of the Shogun Sport come with a five-year, 62,500-mile warranty with a 12-year anti-corrosion perforation promise also included, which is competitive compared to its rivals. Hyundai’s unlimited mileage warranty is valid for the same period, while the Skoda Kodiaq’s warranty only applies for three years and 60,000 miles.

Servicing

Mitsubishi offers a service plan on its entire range, and for the Shogun Sport the cost is £750 for the first three services over three years or 37,500 miles, whichever comes first. This is similar in price to the fixed price monthly plan offered on the Hyundai Santa Fe, but more than the cost of the first three services for the Skoda Kodiaq.

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