QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
|Maximum Power||164 Bhp @ 3500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||383 Nm @ 2000 rpm|
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
|0-60 kmph||19.5 seconds|
|0-100 kmph||15.3 seconds|
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
|Overall Length||4900 mm|
|Overall Width||1875 mm|
|Overall Height||1870 mm|
|Ground Clearance||225.00 mm|
|Kerb Weight||2380.00 kg|
|Turning Radius||11.4 metres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||88.00 litres|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Brakes||Front Disk, Rear Disk|
|Suspension||Independent Double Wishbone Coilsprings|
WHEELS & TYRES
|Tyre Size||265/65 R17|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Steering Adjustment (Rake)|
|Steering Mounted Controls|
|Rear AC Vents|
|Remote Fuel Filler|
|Steering Adjustment (Reach)|
|Air Conditioner||Climate Control|
|Rear Washer & Wiper|
|Rain Sensing Wipers|
|Remote Boot Release|
|Body Coloured Bumpers|
|Outside Rear-view Mirrors||Both Side Electric|
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
|Rear Seat Belts||5|
BRAKING & TRACTION
|Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)|
|Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)|
|Electronic Stability Program (ESP)|
LOCKS & SECURITY
|Front Fog Lights|
|Darkness Sensing Headlamps|
|ORVM Turn Indicators|
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
|Folding Rear Seats|
|Rear Centre Armrest||With Cup Holder|
|Driver Seat Adjustment||Electric|
Key Features of the Car
|Summary||Mitsubishi Montero is a very high end SUV coming from Japanese giant which also has Pajero in its port folio. It is basically placed in a segment above Mitsubishi Pajero which is a market leader in its segment. Montero comes with a powerful 3198cc diesel engine which gives out a maximum power of 164 bhp @ 3500 rpm and a maximum torque of 383 Nm @ 2000 rpm. It runs on a 5 speed automatic gearbox and has a ground clearance of 225 mm. The SUV has a top speed of 172 kmph and comes with a huge 88 litres fuel tank. In this segment Mitsubishi Montero is a rival to Toyota Land Cruiser Prado.|
Mitsubishi Montero Review
Expert Review by Maxabout
Mitsubishi has been in India for over a decade now and has made its presence felt with an exquisite range of SUVs and sedans. Montero is one of its high-priced SUVs and this year, Mitsubishi brought an upgraded version of the primeval Montero which has better ergonomics and is better to handle than the previous one. Pajero might me Mitsubishi’s trump card but that does not demean the popularity of Montero as it comes with a much heftier price tag but much more powerful engine. Now let us look into the aspects of Montero which make it worthy of its price tag. Mitsubishi Montero is built to pamper you with its supreme and dynamic exterior, ample and comfy interior and high standards of functionality. The aggressive looking body structure is built to cruise in any kind of area for a thrilling ride.
The exterior of the car boasts of 17" alloy wheels, chrome plated front grille, discharge type front head lamps, side steps for a classy look and the very stylish approach lamps. The rear intermittent wiper and the spare wheel cover along with the front and rear mud guards give a powerful feel to the car. The interior is a depiction of the class and comfort that this car personifies. The amazing audio system, centre information display, classy meter cluster, leather wrapped steering wheel with cruise control will surely make a big statement. The car is very convenient in all aspects. The power seats with lumber support, electro chromic rear mirror, accessory sockets for storage and the key less entry system are surely going to make your life easier.
The aluminium pedals give a sporty feel to the car. The Mitsubishi Montero is available in a wide range of classy and powerful colours like the Sophia White, Silver Metallic, Blue Mica and Black Mica. The 860 W High Power Amplifiers and the 12 Speaker systems provide the best quality of music and audio to the driver and passengers. The Mitsubishi Montero is built in such a manner that it provides protection from all sides. The dual stage Air bags, RISE body, Safety design Fuel Tank, Monoque body with built in Ladder Frame and the ASTC all are designed for a safer ride and to avoid maximum amount if injuries. Multi-mode ABS and EBD are also present in the car.
Mitsubishi Montero Exterior
The first attracting aspect about a Sports Utility Vehicle is its outer body which has to be robust enough to attract eyeballs. Mitsubishi had designed Montero keeping this fact in mind and thus came up with a full-bodied tough exoskeleton which looks mean enough to garner praises from car enthusiasts. If we give one glance at the car from a distance, the front fascia as well as the rear fascia will definitely strike a chord with us as the designing of both have been done in sync with each other. The front grille has been plated with high-quality chrome and the discharge headlamps come with washers. Alongside the headlights, there are two fog lamps of high intensity. The rear-view mirrors are adjustable electronically and can be folded as per the convenience of the driver as well as the passenger. The front skid plate has been painted with silver and both the side mirrors come with defogger function. The outer handles are colour-keyed and same goes with the side garnishes. Mitsubishi Montero has many more exterior features which make the car look stouter.
Mitsubishi Montero Interior
There are a wide range of features which Mitsubishi has generously put in its cabin and these go well with the persona of the car altogether. Some of the features are sunglass holder, can type ashtray, Rheostat, Altimeter, Compass, Barometer, AC settings, date, Lockable glove box, steering wheel having 4 spokes and wrapped with audio and cruise control. Few more interior features include keyless entry, armrest with storage cabins, and accessory socket on instrument panel, manually-handled rear seat air conditioner, and upper and lower compartment storage boxes. Foot lamps are placed on the bottom of the seats and these lamps are pure LEDs thus giving a very vivacious ambience inside the cabin during nights. Very up-to-date technology has been used to fill up the interiors of Montero which is the primary reason why this car comes with a heavy price tag.
Music System of Mitsubishi Montero
Mitsubishi Montero comes equipped with one of the most advanced music systems. The Rockford Audio System makes the passengers feel as if they are attending a live concert as the stereo surround sound gives a dynamic effect to the music that is being played. Additionally, it comes with a 6-CD changer as well as AM/FM radio. There are a total of 12 speakers which have been strategically positioned around the cabin in order to make sure that the passengers get an ideal feel of surround sound.
Engine and Gearbox
Mitsubishi Montero comes with a 3200cc 3.2 Litre DOHC Turbo-charged intercooled engine having 4 valves and is highly powered in-line. This engine is tuned with a CRDI fuel supply system which makes the performance of the car first-rate. This engine is capable of giving out a maximum power of 164 Bhp at 3500 rpm along with a peak torque of 383 Nm at 2000 rpm. A cyclone type air cleaner has been fitted to the system in order to make sure that there is no moisture or dust formation on the engine which might hamper the performance of the car in any manner. Montero runs only on 4 wheel drive which gives a better performance and handling over rough terrains.
Acceleration and Pick-up
Mitsubishi Montero basically is an SUV which runs on diesel and has a powerful engine which gives it a very durable and robust performance. Montero has the capacity of going from 0-100 Km/hr in 15.3 seconds which is commendable for any sports utility vehicle since these are much heavier than normal sedans and hatchbacks.
Mitsubishi Montero Mileage
Mitsubishi Montero gives a mileage of 7.2 Km/L on city roads which goes up to 12 Km/L for highways. Mitsubishi had been focusing on a good mileage and accordingly, brought CRDI fuel supply system into picture which monitors the amount of fuel entering the cylinders and helps to utilize them economically thus giving a good mileage to the car altogether.
There are a plethora of safety features that Mitsubishi Montero comes equipped with and these features ensure that any hindrance in the journey can still ascertain the safety of the passengers seated in the vehicle. A few of the many safety features are multi-mode ABS, hydraulic brake booster, EBD, active traction and stability control system, cruise control, airbags for driver, passenger as well as rear passengers, collapsible steering column, immobilizer, child protection rear door locks, height-adjustable seat belts, 3-point ELR front seat belts, tether anchor meant for ISO FIX seat, etc. The fuel tank has been designed in order to make sure that there is no leakage during a collision.
Shades Available in Mitsubishi Montero
Mitsubishi Montero is available in four shades: Black Mica, Sophia White, Cool Silver Metallic and Deep Blue Mica.
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