2016 Mitsubishi Montero Specs – Big and rugged SUV are perhaps a dying breed in the US market, but elsewhere their peek popularity is getting a whirlwind of attention. The latest release is the 2016 Mitsubishi Montero car which has been shown at the Bangkok Auto show this year and is scheduled to be released and variety of markets all over the world next year. This is a car that has already made its name popular in Australia and will be made in Thailand as well as the past models of the brand have been.
The Mitsubishi Montero is a vehicle that gives us the answer to the pick-up SUV platform and will rival a fierce competition this year. It builds up upon the premise of a stylish and dynamic looking SUV with great interior comfort levels which also add regular off-road features to this SUV. Compared to the vehicle that preceded it, this one is a lot more stylish and masculine and has more edgier parts for a much suitable design.
The car comes available next year and this review has got everything that you will need to know about the vehicle’s price, specs and performances. We can also inform you a bit about the release date of the car. Nevertheless the visual upgrades are apparent from the pictures but we will analyze them a bit more in depth to provide you with eh needed knowledge about the car.
2016 Mitsubishi Montero Design
The newest Mitsubishi Montero car packs a very interesting punch with its design. Although the vehicle has been updated it does not run too far away from its base version. With this one the styling characteristics that have been added are more apparent that the previous version of the Montero as it borrows them from the L200 vehicle. The styling cues that are borrowed provide the car with a much more contemporary look than before. The front part receives the largest number of updates that are borrowed from the L200 and it really looks great on the news Mitsubishi car.
There are some changes in the size of the car as the 2016 Montero gets updated in its dimensions. The wheelbase of the car has been kept the same at 2,800 mm, which means that the car has the same width as the one that came before it, measured at 1,815 mm. But the difference comes in its length where the car has grown a 90 mm and now stands at 4,785 mm, but it also has a shorter height by 35 mm and is set at 1,805 mm, which is only for the AWD models actually. Mitsubishi also adds that ground clearance for the new Montero has increased by 13 mm to amount to 218 mm.
On the inside the newest 2016 Mitsubishi Montero borrows a lot more from the L200 as it has a completely identical layout of the inside. The design is completely the same but the Montero does come with a few unique additions which are only used by it. There are additional touches added in terms of softer materials on various touch surfaces as well as an included color trim that comes by choice. The steering wheel is also updated from before and the car uses a different lower center console. It has a more upscale look that comes useful for many different situations.
The center console has been remodeled in a way that it provides a lot more space for the interior of the car, and the stylized silver finishes and black piano inserts account for a more dynamic and sporty look of the vehicle. Some upgraded gadgets inside are dual zone-climate control and a touchscreen AV system that also uses a rear monitor. A unique features that only comes available in the Mitsubishi Montero Sport trims is an electronic parking brake that helps slim down the transmission tunnel.
The new Mitsubishi Montero comes equipped with a 2.4-liter MIVEC turbo diesel engine. This engine is rated at 181 horsepower at 3,500 rpm and 430 Nm of torque at 2,500 rpm and gives just enough power for this versatile sporty SUV. This engine is capable of achieving at least Euro 4 emission levels as it has an all-aluminum design and has been made as a ‘clean diesel’. It also gives him an advantage compared to the old version as this one provides 17% better fuel efficiency ratings. The engine is pared with at all-new 8-speed automatic with ha a built-in sport mode. The all-wheel drive that the car comes standard with uses a Super-Select 4WD-II system which enables better all terrain capabilities.
2016 Mitsubishi Montero Price
In the next few month, the new 2016 Mitsubishi Montero will hit the market in 90 different countries. The initial releases are expected to be given at markets such as Australia, Thailand, India and the Philippines, where this vehicle has already earned a name for itself. The US market has still not been scheduled and there is no indication that it might be released there, at least not this year. There are some assumptions that a release may be offered some time next year perhaps. The price may also differ depending on the market and there are no rock solid facts on what will actually make a difference. The price will be released as each market nears its release date.