by colo_montero on Sep 10, 2011 Vehicle: 1991 Mitsubishi Montero
This is posted as a tribute to my old gal now with 208k miles.
I feel guilty that I'm now considering replacing her simply to keep up with style....(OK she need tires and ignition switch work too.)
Too bad they don't make these anymore.
I bought her 1 year old at 9,000 miles.
21 years and 208000 my baby still runs great.
Blown engine oil seal at 200k has been the only major issue.
Very comfortable ride.
Good off-road durability.
Still not a squeak in her.
by gayle and mike on Aug 11, 2009 Vehicle: 1991 Mitsubishi Montero
When we bought our first Montero in 1989 we were so thrilled with everything about it! People would actually stop us and ask what type of vehicle it was. Unfortunately, a few years later we were involved in an accident which totaled our beloved SUV. Remarkably we suffered not one injury...the car was amazing in how it protected us. Ended up with our 91 immediately after. We still have this car and we are now giving it to our 16 year old son to drive to school. Have had no problems EVER with this vehicle. Today we had new shocks put on and a new stabilizer bar. All windows, ac, original radio etc. are all still working fine. Had a problem with the horn once...will drive this Monty to her death!
by Mike on Jul 1, 2009 Vehicle: 1991 Mitsubishi Montero
I can't think of any way to improve this vehicle. Even after almost 19 years it still runs like a champ. Add gas and change the oil and it will never let you down. Even with 121k miles it can keep pace with interstate traffic and off-road like it was new. The designer thought of everything. They don't make them like this anymore. I'll only drive a Montero after owning this one.
An all-new Montero is introduced. The new Montero features new wheels, a new grille, more interesting sheetmetal, more curves around the edges, and a very serious-looking blackout treatment on the formerly chrome accessories. Horsepower is upped but only enough to keep pace with its 125-pound weight gain. Antilock brakes are standard on the LS and optional on the SR model, working in both two- and four-wheel- drive mode.