Mitsubishi DELICA 4WD van suitable for a trip to the Bungles?

by Rebecca
(Brisbane)

We are planning a trip next month (September 08) and we have a Mitsubishi DELICA 4WD van. How will this vehicle go travelling on the track to the Bungles? It is mentioned that there are steep climbs, tight corners and river crossings, we do regularly go 4WDing, and haven't had anything stop us yet. It is just that we will be travelling alone (one vehicle). - Rebecca.

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Aug 05, 2008
The Delica will be fine
by: Birgit

Hi Rebecca,

There are no big river crossings on the way into the Bungles, just a heck of a lot of creeks. And those are of course bone dry in September. Any 4WD vehicle with decent clearance will be fine. I don't know those Delicas but I had a look at some pictures and specs and I wouldn't hesitate to take one.

Also, the track isn't steep as in requiring extreme 4WDing. Same for the tight corners, there's nothing dramatic about the track. You just wouldn't want to tow a caravan in.

People with less clearance may need to be very careful when crossing the dry creek beds but that Delica will be fine.

Jul 24, 2009
DELICA
by: jm

A Delica 4Wd is a more "homely version" of a Pajero
The series II is better than the early units...
Quiet tough and 2.8 Diesel's run well

Aug 19, 2009
Delica 4wds
by: Ryan

It's a Pajero with a van body on the chassis, it should go anywhere a Pajero can. I'm actually thinking of trading my Toyota in on one, looks like a perfect camping/offroader fishing bus and the grand exceed makes my LE tarago look like a taxi. Better stop now or I will never shutup.

Oct 06, 2009
It's all good
by: millsy

We have had ours for 7 years now and have travelled some 190,000 km all over the place. It will go anywhere, you just need to take your time and drive it right. We tow a van everywhere we go on and off the road. Good luck and have fun. It's the journey not the destination that makes a trip.

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