Under the hood of Mitsubishi Montero, lies a powerful 3.2L 4-Cylinder DOHC inter-cooled turbocharged diesel engine, which pumps out a power of 165 PS @ 3500 rpm and a peak torque of 383 Nm @ 2000 rpm. 5-speed manual and 5-speed automatic transmissions are available as standard for the MT and AT variants of SUV, respectively. The car reaches a top speed of 170 km/h.
Design And Comfort
Mitsubishi Montero is has a monocoque body, with built-in ladder type frame. Its sturdy exteriors feature huge xenon headlamps, air intake ducts, chrome front grille - in the front and a sporty spare wheel cover - in the rear end. Side steps are provided for easy entry and exit. The bucket-type seats of Montero are supportive. The front seat passengers are benefited with four-way power adjusters, provided in the seats. The SUV has a seating capacity of 7 people.
The interiors of Mitsubishi Montero are characterized by comfort, space and luxury. The cabin gets beige-colored leather upholstery for the seats. The second row seats can be folded, while the third-row seats can be removed completely, to make space for extra luggage. The power control panel is accented by titanium, while the 4-spoke steering wheel, center console and air vents get sleek wooden trim. The car features 5.1-channel surrounded sound entertainment system.
Ride And Handling
The five-speed transmission of both the models of Mitsubishi Montero provides smooth and seamless gear shifts. The suspension system of Montero is specially designed and finely tuned to absorb the bumps on uneven Indian roads. The car ensures very little body roll, even at high speeds. The stability control assists the driver to acquire full control over the vehicle during critical driving conditions, such as tight cornering and navigation on high speed limits. Montero comes with an All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system as well.
The RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) body design of Mitsubishi Montero is secured with Active Stability & Traction Control System, dual SRS air bags and Multi-mode ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) to provide all-round protection for the occupants. The driver and passenger airbags, child safety lock in the rear seat and immobilizer further enhance the safety for the occupants, thereby ensuring a relaxing journey, both on and off-road.
Montero Price, Variants And Color
Mitsubishi Montero is available in MT and AT variants. Priced at Rs 41 lakh (approx), the SUV offers four options for exterior color, including Black Mica, Blue Mica, Cool Silver Metallic and Warm Pearl White.
Amongst the SUVs, Montero is one of the most fuel efficient vehicles with a mileage of 7-12 kmpl.