1997 Montero Sport

Consumer Reviews

1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

$1,999 - $1,999  MSRP Range

Review Score

4.8 out of 5 stars

4.8

4 Reviews
100% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
4.8 out of 5 stars Comfort
4.5 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
4.8 out of 5 stars Interior Design
4.5 out of 5 stars Reliability
4.2 out of 5 stars Performance
4.5 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

MOST RELIABLE AND

by Car Afficionado from Philadelphia, PA on Mon Jul 28 2008

The Montero Sport was probably the most fun vehicle to drive and I have driven many different cars. I had this SUV running till 185,000+ miles until a deer hit the front end of this car--the car was built well, but because of the age and the amount of damage the insurance company deemed the car as total so it had to be given up. I had a Montero Sport LS 4WD will all of the option packages except for Leather and heated seats. This SUV did not disappoint as it was rock solid and extremely reliable. WHAT AN OFFROAD VEHICLE IT WAS! Plus, it had one of the most quietest V6 engine I have ever driven. Infinity stereo system produced beautiful and clear sound. The only gripe was the location of the front cupholders which was placed above the radio which blocked the controls when the cupholder tray was open. Overall, great, great SUV and I wish I still had it!

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
4 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a New car

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Great Great Car.....

by Tom from Pittsburgh, PA on Wed Oct 14 2009

I bought it used but you can't go wrong with these. They drive wonderfully on the road and fantastic off road. Me and my wife like it so much we are buying another one for her.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
4 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

first car

by montero owner from Auburn, CA on Sat Jun 13 2009

This is my first car and it has never failed or given me any trouble, would buy another if i needed to.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
4 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car!!

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4 out of 5 stars

Good truck for the money.

by meinking_7 from Yuba City, CA on Sun Oct 01 2017

This truck meet all my needs over the 10 yrs. that I owed it. Used this vehicle for work as well as road trips with the family. Great family vehicle.

4 out of 5 starsComfort
3 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
3 out of 5 starsReliability
4 out of 5 starsPerformance
4 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car!!

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Our Take on the 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are hotter than Phoenix in August. More than 2.3 million, or one in every six vehicles sold this year, will be an SUV. In 1990 just under a million were sold.

This explosive growth has resulted in a flurry of new models targeted at both upper and lower ends of the segment. Mitsubishi is offering a smaller, lighter and less expensive Montero Sport to buyers who don't want to spend $40,000 for an SUV. Prices range from just under $18,000 for the four-cylinder, two-wheel-drive ES to just over $30,000 for a loaded, V6-powered four-wheel-drive LS, which is the model driven here.

Although the Montero SR has always been one of my favorite SUVs, I like the... Read More