2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport User Reviews

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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 4WD Review
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2003 Monstero — I owned my Mitsubishi Monstero Sport (intentional spelling mistake) for ~10 years. We bought it new from CarMax, when the Dulles CarMax still sold new Mitsubishi cars / SUVs. Until recently, I never had to pay much for upkeep. After about the 9 year / 125,000 mark, that's when the repair bills started to mount. But, for the first 9 years, that truck was GREAT! I kept up with my friend's lifted Jeep that rode on 33s through NC mud. Aside from the 2' Snowmaggedon monster drifts, the Monstero went through snow w/o a problem, up to ~8 - 9". Excellent daily driver, family car, long-trips, etc. I used it like a truck, too; filling the back with whatever I could from Home Depot / Lowe's or strapping 4x8 sheets of plywood to the roof rack. It was an affordable alternative to the Chevy s-10 Blazer, Ford Explorer and Dodge Durango. I liked those other models, too, but I couldn't get close to the deal I got on the Monstero. Same with the Pathfinder & 4Runner; nice models, but the Monstero / CarMax deal was too good to pass up. At 6' / 250, the Monstero was always a comfortable ride. My friends, all of whom are in the 5'10" - 6'2" range, could comfortably sit in the passenger seat and back seats w/o a problem. 137,500 miles

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great multi-purpose truck: daily driver, family vacations, off-road, snow, trips to Home Depot / Lowe's, etc.  Took everything I could throw at her and she treated me well.

Cons: Gas mileage wasn't great.  The 3.5 may have been better on that than the 3.0.  Not many after-market kits, but a solid truck even when stock.

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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 4WD Review
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Very Clean — It has lot of power very smooth and nice stylish ,never had mechanic problems with it beside the regular maintenance when it needed ,mitsubishi made one of the best SUV ever and I still don't get it why it was discontinued .

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very powerful and stylish

Cons: no too good in gas

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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 4WD Review
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Good Car For People Living A Bit From The Road And Has To Get To Work In Any Weather — Heavy lumbering beast, however reliable. It has been a great outdoors companion. All the time i have owned it it has performed without any problems at all, the gearbox is outstanding and the low rpm engine fantastic. in short great for the outdoors but not an suv, a terrain car

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Outdoorsman or woman is the perfect owners

Cons: Slow hard suspension unconfortable despite leather interior

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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 4WD Review
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My Little Beast — Performance: Great 4wd, quick breaking, fast acceleration, easy handling Build Quality: Unfortunally its has a tin can out build, getting new breaks, and belts Appearance: i've had my friends two year old in it so it needs cleaned, a couple scratch on the out side cause of my temper C.O.O.: Gas is in the high twentys, low maintenace Fan Factor: i have lots of fun in this car its my little beast

Pros: has great 4wd for binging a luxtury car

Cons: only seats five total

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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 4WD Review
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One Nice Ride — the car was originaly my wifes. we had some kids and it became my car, at first I wasnt a fan of mitsubishi. Honestly, the more i drove it I relized how lucky i was to have it. Not a gas guzzler and spaceouse enough for a family of 4. Only in the shop for routine maintenance. and goes great in the snow

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its a comfy and smooth ride that get pretty good gas milage for a SUV
well built and Awesome in the snow.

Cons: It doesnt have a third row seats.   will not fit 3 car seats.

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Reviews From Other Years

2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Reviews

Good. By Diego

Performances, almost good, the transmission is bad. The build is very good, all ensamble are fine, more than 10 years and still good. Good appearance. In the cost, the refactions are pretty expensives... Read More

2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Reviews

Put It Out To Pasture By copperrain

Had to put too much money into it to keep it running, needs to be retired. Better cheaper, newer cars out there. Mileage currently is 188,000, but transmission wants to give out any day now. Hoping... Read More

Small Suv By Shawn

This is a good vehicle. It's not the top of the line SUV but it has served me very well for 10 years. I purchased this car in 2003, it was a leftover from 2002. I put 160k miles on it. It's starting t... Read More

2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Reviews

The Bullet By Maggy

loved it, many a road trips were made in that car, bullet holes/ missing windows and all! trying to find another right now. good gas mileage good smooth ride, great pickup speed too. Did great on troy... Read More

A Bit Better Than I Expected By Stefan

A positive surprise Surprisingly nice to drive, ... for a bus. Roomy and reasonably comfortable, but of all cars I've driven over the last 30+ years, only American cars have had worse seats than thi... Read More

2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Reviews

It Is Very Good For A Big Family By rocaja

it is very good on the gas the space and for winter time the 4x4 its grate!! I will recommended to any of my friends or someone that is looking for a good 4x4 suv or family car its grate for a really ... Read More

Sporty, And Fun To Drive, But Watch Out For Lemons. By Lucas

I bought my 2000 Monterro Sport a in 2010 for around $4000 with 148,000 miles on it. It has served me well for the past couple of years. It's had a leak somewhere near the back of the engine causing i... Read More

1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Reviews

Running Great By mayarisa

i like the color and how running ,the space the color inside those feel ssafe in control is comfortable. i feel is a great car for any travel . i traveled on this car an dont gave problems for noth... Read More

A Good Vehicle For Road Use And Little Off Road Fun Without Any Major Off Roading. By Amsons

bad:-needs more width ,attention to driving position,not very good off road performance, and needs a dash console that can accommodate a 7inch audio with screen.also it tends to get a rattling noise ... Read More

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