(4.7) 13 reviews
MSRP: $2,145$5,593
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15
Engine: 200-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 7
2001 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take on the 2001 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take

A redesigned Montero arrived in the spring as an early 2001 model with new styling and more luxurious appointments. The changes are more than cosmetic, however. Under the skin, carlike unibody construction replaces a truck-based body-on-frame design, which Mitsubishi says reduces weight and nois... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

There must have been a run on Hara-kiri swords the day Consumer Reports (CR) released its evaluation of the new, third-generation 2001 Mitsubishi Montero. In case you were out in space, the magazine issued a press release in June labeling the Mitsubishi Montero Limited "unacceptable." The subhead on the announcement, which the media dived upon, was "SUV tips up severely in our emergency avoid... Read full review for the 2001 Mitsubishi Montero

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Excelent Vehicle!

by Happy Montero Owner! from Orlando, FL on November 1, 2010

I bought my Montero in 2005, when I stumbled upon it in an ebay add that was mismarked as a Toyota 4Runner. I hadn't ever heard of them before that, and am so glad that some mis-nammed their add. Assi... Read Full Review

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