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Pros: Seating capacity
Cons: Size of engine
Advice: Don't expect to jump out in front of someone & live. Poor power.No power. Needs a V-8
Pros: The tail gate opens like a door.
Cons: The door locks don't automatically engage.
Advice: Really drive the hell out of the SUV and you'll like it.There are a lot of SUV's to choose from, however, the Montero Limited is in a class by itself. This is one world class veichle and worth the little extra you'll pay. I can't even tell my boat is on the back and it stops on a dime. Plenty of head room and features galore. It is probably the most substantial and classy SUV on the market. I supose I could go on forever but you should really check it out.
Pros: From top to bottom, inside and out, this SUV tops the charts! And the woodgrain steering wheel is a very nice touch!
Cons: It is hard to say anything bad about this SUV, to me , this is as good as an SUV can get ! But if I had to say something I would say another 25HP would be nice.
Advice: I would recommend this to anyone looking for a rugged off road SUV, in an elegant package that has style and comfort in spades.I absolutely fell in love with this car. I had been in the market for an SUV and I shopped around quite a bit. I looked at the Montero Sport, which by the time you by fully loaded is pretty much the same cost of the full size Montero (give or take a couple of thousand), I also looked at the 4 Runner and Izuzu Trooper. At first it was all about the exterior. Man, it just plain looks tough, yet mannered, from the outside. But half of the beauty of this SUV is in the interior. Mitsubishi spared no expense on the interior. The leather is beautiful, the woodgrain is elegant (sometimes manufacturers dont get the right color and it just looks off). The trird row seat is perfect for the kids, and you can fit 3 adults in the second row comfortably, with plenty of leg room even with the front seats all the way back. My wife's favorite feature is the in dash trip/temp/compas/climate control LCD. The ride is lush, and engine, while I would like about another 25HP, is still punchy enough for high way driving and has a great amount of torque for off roading. The ride is smooth as glass and the tranny shifts very clean, not too jerky even on hard accelerations. The all time 4 wheel drive is nice feature for slicky wet/icy/light snow covered roads, it really keeps you 'locked' to pavement, but in dry weather I keep it in 2 wheel drive for the better gas milage. While I havent yet put it through any hard core 4X4 tests, I have no doubts she will come out on top! All in all I would say Mitsubishi knocked it out of the park with this highly polished, yet rugged SUV!
Pros: The directional display, arm rest, two glove compartments, the third row fold away seat, and best of all the power seats.
Cons: A front bra cover not availible at time of purchase
Advice: If you want a good looking muscle SUV with a nice feel the LIMITED is the way to go!Highly impressed with the feel of the Montero Limited. The comfort a car and the feel of a SUV. To me it is a good combination of comfort and feel for the road in one SUV. The gas usage is not that bad for the power that you have at your control.