In 1991, the second generation Pajero was completely redesigned from its iconic predecessor. Long and short wheelbase models were available, both larger than previous versions, along with a variety of trim and engine configurations.
Marketed as the Mitsubishi Montero in North America, the Japanese Domestic Model Pajero featured turbo diesel engines never sold in North America.
Importation of the right hand drive Pajero was fortunately timed with rising gas prices across Canada and the emergence of dedicated vehicle import businesses. In 2006, the first second generation Pajero’s became eligible for import. These early model Pajero’s garnered immediate attention from off road enthusiasts and postal delivery workers alike.