• (4.6) 5 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,989$5,997
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17
  • Engine: 215-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 7
2004 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take on the 2004 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take

Mitsubishi’s largest sport utility vehicle earned a larger, more powerful 3.8-liter V-6 engine, additional safety features and a freshened appearance in 2003. When it was redesigned as an early 2001 model, the Montero switched from a truck-based structure to carlike unibody construction. At... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Resale value of XLS
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Maneuverability
  • Abundant size
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • ActiveTrac 4WD
  • Rally-racing heritage
  • Unibody construction
  • Single V-6 powertrain
  • Midsize dimensions


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 5 reviews

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Great Value, Great SUV

by MTN38574 from Tennessee on May 1, 2013

While some do not like the exterior styling, the overall build quality of the Mitsubishi Montero is miles ahead when compared to comparable true off-roader SUV's. Besides being ultra-reliable, they ar... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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