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Mitsubishi Montero Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.8 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 215 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 13/17 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes
 

Review of the 2005 Mitsubishi Montero

  • An old-school sport-ute that excels off-road, but when it comes to overall performance and passenger-carrying ability, it can't match its more modern rivals.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    High-quality interior materials, sharp cabin design, large cargo capacity, excellent off-road capability.

  • Cons

    Serious lack of power compared to rivals, mediocre on-road handling, cramped third-row seat, no side curtain airbags.

  • What's New for 2005

    The Montero receives new 17-inch painted alloy wheels this year.

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (26 total reviews)

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Love monteros

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Vehicle: 2005 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (3.8L 6cyl 5A)

The only gripe I have is this vehicle should be two inches wider and two inches shorter. I am not a boulevard cruiser and use this vehicle to get me to some pretty rough terrain here in Oregon. This is my fourth one and I will snub Mitsubishi for not keeping this line going. It is a tough truck with a quality build and it holds up well on USFS roads and trails, unlike the Endeavor, which cannot clear rocks and ruts. Who supplies the paint for these vehicles? It has a deep finish and holds up to backroad rocks. Good job on the Monteros, Mitsubishi!




Montero #2

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Vehicle: 2005 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (3.8L 6cyl 5A)

The Montero handles like a small car with SUV capabilities. It tows 5000 pounds without a problem. Its third seat is a bit cramped for an adult though. I dislike the spare tire on the tailgate because it makes the trailer hitch difficult to access. I plan to purchase Montero #3 soon.




Great mitsubishi

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Vehicle: 2005 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (3.8L 6cyl 5A)

Our '05 Montero Limited is a great vehicle. It rides like a car. It has plenty of room with great amenities. It gets pretty good gas mileage on the highway, but it is no so good around town. I would recommend it to anyone.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 13
  • cty
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  • 17
  • highway
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Full 2005 Mitsubishi Montero Review

What's New for 2005

The Montero receives new 17-inch painted alloy wheels this year.

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