The Montero, better known as Pajero, is a sport utility vehicle produced by Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi. It is one of the best known models of the company and also a flagship model when it is about SUVs. Original model was introduced in 1982 and during all these years we saw four generations of it. Current model is in production from 2006 and it is expected to come redesigned in next few years. However, it is still unknown when this will happen. Company works on next-generation mode and, according to some rumors, it will come as 2017 Mitsubishi Montero.
2017 Mitsubishi Montero specs
We still don’t know what exactly 2017 Montero will look like. Although redesign is expected, there is still no official confirmation when it will happen. If you consider that company did one more, unexpected refresh for 2015 model year, it is easy to conclude that current model will longer for some few years. The exact reason for this delay is unknown, but it is hard to believe that company’s engineers have such difficulties. Current model is characterized by excellent capabilities and it is still good enough to be competitive with other, newer models. The main problem about current model is about visual characteristics and eventually with some hi-tech features and those are the changes that are mostly expected with 2017 Mitsubishi Montero. Anyway, new model will come with plenty of improvements. It is expected that new model will feature traditional body on frame structure, although it isn’t officially confirmed.
2017 Mitsubishi Montero engine
The exact details about powertrain are also unknown. For now, company announced that next-generation model will come with hybrid configuration available. However, exact system is still unknown. The standard 2017 Mitsubishi Montero will be powered probably with some petro V6 unit, but exact engine is still unknown. According to the some reports, we will also see a new diesel unit in offer. Company also prepares a new 8-speed automatic transmission for 2017 Montero.
2017 Mitsubishi Montero release date
We still don’t know when 2017 Mitsubishi Montero will come. According to some reports, it could come in late 2016, or eventually in early 2017.