The all-new 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport is a mid-size SUV. This model is extremely popular in Asia and it is also known under the “Pajero” name. This sportier version of the regular Montero model will enter its third generation with a redesign. However, the redesign does not include the whole exterior, but mostly the front end.
The 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport arrives with a new 2.4-liter diesel engine and the interior will get all-new safety aids. All of the changes will provide better fuel economy and overall performance. Moreover, Mitsubishi will offer new exterior paints and the U.K. version under the name “Shogun” is also confirmed. The newest model will be available in two versions. There will be a trim with five seats and seven seats. Also, the three trims will be offered GLX, GLS and Exceed.
2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport comes with a famous Mitsubishi Dynamic Shield
The third generation of the Montero Sport will bring a redesign of the front end. Mitsubishi’s famous “Dynamic Shield” front grille looks astonishing. This grille will find its place on most of the company’s new models. On top of that, chrome surroundings are providing a more luxurious feel and the air intakes are larger. Those intakes are extending all the way to the fog lamps.
Next to that, LED headlights are looking sleek and tall. While the fourth-generation of the standard Montero is using a 17-inch wheel, Montero Sport will ride on the 18-inch alloy wheels. The exterior looks very sporty and the new model lost a couple of pounds.
The safety equipment of the 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport will include Blind Spot Warning system, Hill Descent Control, plenty of airbags, Hill Start Assist, Mitsubishi Active Stability and Traction Control. The higher trims will get a Forward Collision Mitigation system.
2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport interior changes
Unlike the base model, the 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport brings more upscale materials and sportier trims. Imagine the GT variant of the regular Montero model and this is what it is. You can equip the interior with the leather upholstery and the all-new 7-inch touchscreen. The cabin will get a technological boost and new safety systems are in the offer. That includes 8 airbags, blind spot warning, hill descent control, and hill start assist.
Moreover, traction control and active stability system are also in the offer as standard. A forward collision mitigation is a new feature and it is optional. The infotainment system is updated and the Japanese carmaker will introduce a new navigation and new audio system.
As we already said at the beginning of the blog, the upcoming model 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport will be offered with a three trims GLX, GLS and Exceed. The GLX trim comes with five-seat configurations and offers Super Select II 4WD, 8-speed automatic transmission, off-road mode, smartphone link display audio (SDA) and rear air vents with cooler. The safety on this one trim will also bring to buyers forward collision mitigation (FCM) system and also an ACC system or adaptive cruise control.
With the next GLS trim buyers will get options to choose a model with five seats or seven seats. Furthermore, this one will add to this SUV dual zone climate control air conditioning, leather seats, electrochromic rearview mirror, automatic rain sensing wipers and automatic dusk sensing headlamps. Also, this model comes with the rear differential lock system.
The last one Exceed trim is the most priced and the buyers will get with this one Mitsubishi Diamond Advantage that includes 5 year/100,000km and roadside assist. This package will be available with multi around monitor, heated front seats and an audio system with 8 speakers. Moreover, we will see in this one blind spot warning system (BSW), ultrasonic mitigation system (UMS) and a forward collision mitigation (FCM) system.
2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport powertrain
The forthcoming 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport will get an all-new powerplant. The standard model will get different engines for different markets. The U.S. market comes with a 3.0-liter V6 while the other markets will get a 2.8-liter diesel and 3.5-liter V6 petrol units.
However, Montero Sport will ride on a 2.4-liter four-cylinder DOHC 16V diesel engine. While it isn’t official yet, Montero Sport will for sure get a couple of more options. Even a hybrid variant is speculated. Whatsoever, the new engine will for sure provide higher efficiency and lower fuel consumption.
2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport price and release date
You can get this SUV for about $45,000. However, the model GLS will add to this price $5000 more and Exceed trim that comes with seven seats about $10,000. The 2019 Mitsubishi Montero Sport will hit all of the biggest world’s markets, and that includes United States, Europe, and Asia.
The United States will get Montero model, while the same model will arrive in Asia under the name “Pajero”. Shogun is a version for the U.K. markets. This sporty SUV will go on sale in the coming months.