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2006 Mitsubishi Montero
Limited 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,784
3 listings nationwide

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2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,238
24 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Mitsubishi Montero
Limited 4WD

The 2006-model year ends the Montero's run in the U.S. Mitsubishi will continue to sell it overseas, but in a more stripped down, utilitarian SUV form. In its last U.S. model, it remai...

2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD

The 2009 GX 470 sits between the RX and the LX as the midsize sport utility vehicle in the Lexus fleet. It's built on a truck frame, creating more interior room, and allowing more towi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Mitsubishi Montero
Limited 4WD
95
timmilliron 2006 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 4WDReview:

The Mitsubishi Montero Limited Easily Passes For A Brand New Vehicle. — The Mitsubishi Montero Limited is a solid, luxurious vehicle. The Limited has all the bells and whis...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
Michael 2006 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 4WDReview:

Montero — Great car probably my best. the gas mileage sucked on it, and the exterior could have been better ...

95
Murtada 2006 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 4WDReview:

It's An Advice That Any Person Should Buy Such A Car Like This One — - it has a good acceleration due to the very good shaping and the V6 engine. - very good style , int...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
55
Eric writes:
the Lexus GX 470 comes with everything you want plus air-ride suspension making you feel like your on a cloud ...
Handling Ranked 2009 Toyota Highlander Limited 4WD worse.
"My sister n law drives a limited highlander and i have driven both vehicles and can tell the difference. "
Would Buy Ranked 2009 Toyota Highlander Limited 4WD worse.
"you can have full confidence with the Lexus because you dont feel like your missing anything."
10
GuruV8VWH writes:
I drove it , before I got Land Cruiser with 5.7L engine. I liked more powerful LC over 4.7 Lexus.
Value Ranked 2010 Toyota Land Cruiser AWD better.
"It’s more affordable and basically the same car. But bigger more powerful engine. "
85
Jeanni2 2009 Lexus GX 470 470 4WDReview:

You Feel Like You Are Floating When You Drive It. — I traded my BMW x5 in for this vehicle. I did not know what I was missing. The ride is so elegant ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2006 Mitsubishi Montero
Limited 4WD
2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4WD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
17 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 23 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
215 hp @ 5,500 RPM
263 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
248 lb-ft @ 3,250 RPM
323 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
4,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.7 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 36.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.8 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,191 lbs 1,329 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,210 lbs 1,329 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 190.2 in 188.2 in
Width 74.8 in 74 in
Height 74.2 in 74.6 in
Wheelbase 109.7 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2006 Mitsubishi Montero
Limited 4WD
2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD

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