I am the third owner of this Montero LS. It has 205000 on it as of this week and it can still take off from the line. I bought this truck to use in winter since my main car is my baby and I don't like to drive it in snow. I drive the truck daily now from autumn til summer and it is great. The truck was in no way properly maintained by its previous owner but still runs like a peach. I will be doing pretty much a full engine and electrical rebuild in summer of 09 and will do some things to the surface rust to make the truck look like new.
Driving position, I can see everything going on. Love the low end torque I have a 3.5in intake on it and if I push it it will spin tires if wet it will spin all 4. The 4x4 system is amazing I have had more issues in a 1999 F-250 snow driving than this.
Gas mileage could be better. Other than that can't complain much.
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