(5.0) 4 reviews
MSRP: $2,141$9,097
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17
Engine: 215-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 7
2005 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take on the 2005 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take

Mitsubishi's largest midsize sport utility vehicle earned a larger, more powerful 3.8-liter V-6, additional safety features and a freshened appearance for 2003. When it was redesigned two years earlier, the Montero switched from a truck-based structure to carlike unibody construction.Attesti... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Maneuverability
  • Abundant size
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • Standard 4WD
  • Rally-racing heritage
  • Unibody construction


Consumer Reviews


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Great Truck

by SUV enthusiast from on February 24, 2012

There is a reason these rigs have a cult following. Solid build construction and proven performance. Vehicle has one of the highest owner satisfaction rates. There is a reason for that! The Montero pe... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2005 Mitsubishi Montero.

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