Priced at Rs 71.06 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai), the 2016 Mitsubishi Montero comes with a more refined and efficient engine.
November 2, 2016 – The new Mitsubishi Montero has been rolled out in India at Rs 71.06 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The 2016 model year is the third global facelift of the car that is initially brought with the same 3.2-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine. Though, this powertrain has been tuned for achieving performance and smooth torque delivery.
Mated to a 5-speed automatic gearbox, the oil burner delivers 192bhp and 441Nm. The SUV is being brought in India via CBU (completely built unit) route. As a reminder, Mitsubishi India had discontinued the Montero four years back due to its poor sales and growing competition.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Montero carries a price tag of Rs 70.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) that makes it pricier than the old model.
|Engine||3.2-litre, 16V in-line – 4 intercooled turbocharged Diesel|
|Max Power||192bhp @ 3800rpm|
|Max Torque||441Nm @ 2000rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed Automatic with Sports Mode|
|Drivetrain System||Super Select 4WD|
The SUV comes in a choice of seven exterior paints and customisable dual-tone interiors.
– Warm White Mica
– White Soild
– Black Mica
– Eiger Gray Metallic
– Cool Silver Metallic
– Quartz Brown Metallic
– Platinum Beige Metallic
|Fuel Tank Capacity||2335kg|
Chrome front grille
Power tilt & sliding sunroof
Windshield rain sensor
Daytime running LED
Rockford entertainment system
Steering cruise control and audio control
Auto high beam controller
Chrome inner door handles
Fully automatic air conditioner
Detachable 3rd row seat
Power assisted seats (driver & passenger)
Six dual stage airbags
Front and rear impact bar
Brake over ride
Active stability control
Anti-lock braking system with EBD
Brake assist system (hydraulic)
Security alarm system
Front – Wishbone with coil spring, stabilizer
Rear – Multi-link with srabilizer
Front – 17-inch ventilated disc
Rear – 17-inch ventilated drum
Front & Rear – 265/60 R18
Designed around ‘Stylish & Comfortable Off-road SUV” concept, the Mitsubishi Montero 2016 carries all attributes of the luxurious Pajero badge. Upfront, the car features Mitsubishi’s Dynamic Shield, LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights and an automatic high beam controlled by a camera. Features like high belt line, sporty alloy wheels and hard upper body creases further enhance its road presence. The rear is dominated by unique LED tail-lamps design. The ground clearance of the car has been trimmed down by 10mm, while its weight increased up to 25kgs.
The interior of the 2016 Montero is as sporty and dynamic as its exterior. The car gets a high T-shaped centre console with piano black inserts and silver finishes. The SUV is loaded with luxurious bells and whistles such as Rockford Acoustic Design entertainment system, dual zone climate control, steering cruise control and audio control, leather upholstery, auto high beam controller, detachable 3rd row seat, power assisted seats (driver & passenger), etc.
For safety purpose, there is an electric parking brake (EPB) system that trims down the gearbox tunnel making extra knee room for passengers. Other safety features on offer are six dual stage airbags, AWC (All Wheel Control), front and rear impact bar, brake over ride, immobilizer, ATSC (Active Stability and Traction Control), multi-mode ABS and EBD, brake assist system (hydraulic), child proof and security alarm system.
Powering the SUV is the same 3.2 litre, 16-valve, DOHC, direct injection, diesel engine, which is more refined and efficient than before. This power unit produces a peak power of 192hp at 3,800 rpm, and 441Nm of torque at 2,000rpm. Transmission duties are performed by a 5-speed automatic gearbox. The SUV offers four driveline modes – 2WD High (2-H), 4WD High (4-H), 4WD High with locked center differential (4-HLc), and 4WD low with locked center differential (4-LLc). Save for the 4-LLc mode, all modes can be changed while driving.