(4.8) 8 reviews
MSRP: $3,580$14,676
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17
Engine: 215-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 7
2006 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take on the 2006 Mitsubishi Montero

Our Take

Attesting to its offroad prowess, Mitsubishi's largest sport utility vehicle has dominated recent Paris-to-Dakar rallies. In addition to the Montero, Mitsubishi also produces the slightly smaller midsize Endeavor and the compact Outlander. All of Mitsubishi's SUVs have suffered from slu... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • 215-hp V-6
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Standard 4WD
  • Unibody construction

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.