It looked good at the Detroit auto show, the 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport. Slim, trim, rounded. It was more appealing than its bigger siblings, the luxury Montero LS and SR -- tall, boxy jobs laden with high-priced gimcrackery.
applauded the Sport's lack of ornamentation. They praised the Sport LS 4WD's interior, outfitted with tough, woven fabric in its seats and door panels. They marveled over the vehicle's many storage compartments -- including shallow units hidden under the
floor of the rear cargo area.
Some folks opined that Mitsubishi finally had gotten its act together in the U.S. sport-utility market. They were half right. The Sport LS 4WD has lots of pluses, but it's... Read More