The all-new 2020 Mitsubishi Montero comes with numerous smaller updates. Most of the updates will happen from the outside. However, the interior will get a couple of refreshments as well. The upcoming Montero was spotted doing some road tests. Even under the camouflage, most of the changes are visible.
Montero will keep its five-door configuration, along with the dimensions. Also, Montero Sport will be in the offer too, and it will deploy the same turbodiesel engine as its predecessor. Montero is a model for North American markets but you can find it on different markets as well. Pajero model is available in Asia and Shogun in Europe.
2020 Mitsubishi Montero Will Get A Better Aerodynamics
According to the newest photos, Montero will sport some visible upgrades. However, upgrades aren’t significant as you may think. Whatsoever, previous Montero SUV already arrived with more drastic changes. Knowing that the 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will introduce numerous smaller changes. For the start, Montero will keep its dimensions.
A five-door SUV comes with new taillights and reshaped rear fascia. The side profile will add sharper body lines and the front end hosts a redesigned grille. All of these tweaks are subtle and far from significant change. Montero will continue to ride on the same 17-inch alloy wheels. Also, Mitsubishi confirmed that Montero will lose some weight and it will get better aerodynamics.
Interior details are not available yet. Even the spy photos failed to provide closer information about the new cabin. The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will surely get some updates from the inside. Surely, a seven-seat configuration will remain. Mitsubishi will introduce even more upscale materials. On top of that, we can expect more soft-touch surfaces as well.
The dashboard will stay intact, which includes standard and optional infotainment displays. However, the infotainment system will be updated. Upper trims will offer more luxury such as leather upholstery. New Montero will get a couple of new driver-assistance systems and safety rating will be better.
The biggest speculation about the arriving 2020 Mitsubishi Montero is a possible hybrid drivetrain. According to the same speculations, Montero will deploy a 2.0-liter gasoline unit and the electric motor.
The four-cylinder engine will be paired with the 60 kWh motor and a battery pack. On top of that, Mitsubishi will offer two or three different battery packs. Before that actually happens, Montero will continue to offer two engine options. A 3.0-liter V6 is a standard unit that produces 300 horses. Optionally, the same 2.8-liter diesel engine will be available once again.
2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Besides the regular Montero model, the Sport model will arrive as well. Montero Sport comes with a 2.4-liter turbodiesel engine that generates 180 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. This model looks very sporty and elegant.
The front end looks more aggressive and the interior will offer the same level of comfort. However, Montero Sport will offer more standard equipment and it will look more luxurious. If you are looking for a perfect off-roader, Montero Sport may be the answer. Turbodiesel engine comes with an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Price and Release Date
The forthcoming 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will probably cost slightly over $30,000. It is a small price increase due to the latest upgrades.
The new Montero Hybrid model is a possibility but if it makes production, it will cost around $40,000. Montero Sport is priced at almost $50,000. This five-door SUV will go on sale this fall.