Redesigned SUV gets innovative
Did you know that the Mitsubishi Montero — which means mountain hunter, and is also known in other markets as the Pajero or Shogun — has been around since the early 1980s? When the vehicle was initially launched, it was marketed as the only four-wheel drive SUV that had mass cross-market appeal, just as suitable for around-town driving as it was for going off-road.
Undergoing a complete overhaul following the last refresh in 2008, the 2016 Montero Sport still retains the original model’s character and appeal, mixing in contemporary good looks along with several innovative firsts for the Japanese company that we discuss below.
There’s a lot more chrome and polished bits used in the exterior design of the vehicle than ever before, especially on the front bearing the automaker’s “Dynamic Shield