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Cons: Comfortgood suv.
Pros: The sunroof
Cons: center console
Advice: Make sure you get the extended mile warrantyafter having the vehicle for 60,000 miles, I noticed the transmission starting to slip. It got worse and worse as time went by until the truck would not engage in reverse. It would sit idle for about 30 seconds then kick in to gear. The vehicle would shake so bad the engine would turn right off. This whole ordeal ended up costing me 2,474 dollars!(without a military discount). So far, I haven't had any other problems with the SUV.
Pros: Great Gas Mileage and Style
Cons: Instrument Cluster Could Use Some Updated Styling
Advice: GREAT SUV THAT YOU CAN PASS DOWN TO YOUR KIDS.After test driving every SUV on the market, this was the best for the money. Mitsubishi has been building motors since the 1930's and has a large electronics industry...so they know what they are doing. The Monterro Sport has a great exterior design that is very stylish. The interior is very roomy and comfortable with a lot of storage areas. The Monterro gets surprisingly good gas mileage for a good size SUV where I am getting 20 mpg in town and 25 on the highway. As for quality, you just can't beat it. The Japanese know how to build cars that last 15 years and can take 200,000 miles and over. We live in Texas and have very hot summers. This SUV cools to ice cold in no time at all. The engine is designed to go 100,000 miles before a tune-up. It also comes with a 100,000 mile power train warranty. Overall it is a tuff SUV that can cruise the city and command the offroad trails. It is well built and way under priced for the quality. This SUV can stand against the Toyota 4 Runner and Nissan Pathfinder and when you look at the price comparison...there is no competition. You get a top quality SUV from a good company, that gets great gas mileage, has good styling, is a nice ride, and can take you anywhere.
Pros: Looks and build quality
Cons: nees more horsepower
Advice: Great SUV on a truck frameThis is the 3rd Monter Sport I have owned. All have been excellent vehicles. Only routine oil changes.
Cons: Rear Windshield Wiper in the up position when off
Advice: Buy it at CarmaxI was originally shopping for a Jeep Liberty. When the Jeep dealership would not give me anything for my 1995 Rodeo, I went to Carmax to sell it. While there, I found out that I could buy a new MS LTD (list almost 33K) for the same price that Jeep wanted for the Liberty. No comparison! I bought the MS and haven't looked back
Pros: ALL WHEEL DRIVE and 5000 lb towing capacity.
Cons: No factory installed towing package.
Advice: Don't go by HP alone. This SUV has AWD and top notch quality.I traded a 2001 Dakota Quad Cab and do not regret the decision. My wife and I find the Montero Sport to be more comfortable inside with a very good ride. We have traveled long distances with four adults with no complaints. The best feature this SUV has over the competition is the All Wheel Drive. You can also swith into 4H or 4L. We just had a blizzard with 24' of snow. I feel safe knowing my wife and kids are in this SUV!
Advice: Buy it!This SUV performs best when full of passengers and luggage. The suspension and power is adequate even on rough roads, ice or snow. I love the lift off the ground, 8.5 '. It steers well and handles like a sports car (sort of). For a fairly large vehicle, it parks like a dream. I am planning to work on the intake and modify the suspension to take off road driving better. A great deal at 28K loaded with ABS, 4 wheel discs, and appearance package!!