Popular Japanese manufacturer will soon introduce the new 2020 Mitsubishi Montero SUV. Also called Pajero and Shogun in some countries, the all-new version has been spotted on a public road. According to the images, the upcoming model shows plenty of visible updates.
The cabin of the new Montero will be also updated, and we can expect more premium materials and techs inside. Under the hood, the same engines will be used as in the current one model. Also, there is a rumor that this year model might get a hybrid and the new turbocharged unit. However, this information is still not confirmed by officials.
2020 Mitsubishi Montero To Get The New Xpander-like Headlights
As we already wrote in the introduction, the new 2020 Mitsubishi Montero has been spied, and there will be some upgrades and changes. However, the same lines and shape are present. Also, dimensionally the upcoming model will be intact. The rear end will be refreshed and from the latest spy shots, the manufacturer added a new taillights system and stronger bumper.
Also, the front end will get some updates, and it will dominate across SUV segment. The new reshaped Dynamic Shield grille and Xpander-like headlights are presented. The headlight system that is used on the new Montero SUV is similar to the Triton/L200 pickup truck models. Furthermore, the manufacturer will also use more chrome materials around fog lights. To the sides, 17-inch alloy wheels are more stylish than before. Montero Sport will be also available, and we can expect a more sporty and aggressive look.
The cabin of the 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will be stylish, and the manufacturer will introduce some updates. At this moment there is only one image available of the cabin. However, we know for sure that this model will be roomy, and there will be space for seven passengers. Like the new Pajero, the Montero will offer the same premium materials inside.
The dashboard may get some changes and manufacturer will replace traditional analog units with the fully-digital instrument display. The 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support comes as standard. The base model will get more standard features that include heated seats, three-zone climate control, and a panoramic roof. Furthermore, the upper trims will get leather upholstery and better safety features.
Same Engine Lineup
The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will keep the same platform and it will offer the same engine as its predecessor. Under the hood, there will be few engine options. The first unit consists of a 2.4-liter V6 turbo-diesel MIVEC engine that produces 181 HP. This engine is also under the sport model. Whatsoever, there are rumors that the sport model may get the new turbocharged unit.
From the latest gossip the upcoming 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will also deploy a hybrid engine. This model will get a 2.0-liter gasoline engine with the electric motor and battery pack. A 60 kWh electric unit will be able to generate around 200 horsepower.
2020 Mitsubishi Montero Price and Release Date
The upcoming 2020 Mitsubishi Montero SUV will be redesign and that will hit its price. The price will be slightly higher, and the new model will cost around $30,000. The Montero Sport that comes with a more attractive design and more features will be priced above $45,000.
The price of the hybrid variant is still a mystery. However, we can expect more information soon. The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will hit markets at the end of this year. It will compete with models such as Toyota 4Runner and the Nissan Pathfinder.