Mitsubishi Montero Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Mitsubishi Montero Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 4 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2006 2006 Mitsubishi Montero 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2005 2005 Mitsubishi Montero 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2004 2004 Mitsubishi Montero w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2002 2002 Mitsubishi Montero w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1997 1997 Mitsubishi Montero 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1995 1995 Mitsubishi Montero 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 4 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1993 1993 Mitsubishi Montero 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Mitsubishi has manufactured models of Montero for 21 years. They average 15.2 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2006 Montero below average at 15 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2006 Montero to be $3,200 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and premium gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $8,750 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Montero consumes about 22 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2006 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 13
2005 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 13
2004 Mitsubishi Montero 15 18 13
2003 Mitsubishi Montero 15 18 14
2002 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
2001 Mitsubishi Montero 14 16 13
2000 Mitsubishi Montero 16 18 14
1999 Mitsubishi Montero 16 18 14
1998 Mitsubishi Montero 16 18 14
1997 Mitsubishi Montero 15 18 14
1996 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1995 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1994 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1993 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1992 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1991 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1990 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1989 Mitsubishi Montero 15 17 14
1988 Mitsubishi Montero 16 18 15
1987 Mitsubishi Montero 16 18 15
1986 Mitsubishi Montero 17 18 16

MPG breakdown by model options

The Mitsubishi Montero has 53 different model options on record with the EPA since 1986. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2006 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 15 17 13
2005 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 15 17 13
2004 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 15 18 13
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L 15 18 14
2003 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 15 18 13
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 15 17 14
2002 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 14 17 13
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 14 16 13
2001 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 14 16 12
2000 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 18 15
2000 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
2000 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 14
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 18 15
1999 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 14
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 18 15
1998 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 14
1997 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1997 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1997 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 15
1997 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 15 18 14
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1996 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1996 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 14 17 13
1995 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1995 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1995 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1995 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1995 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 14 16 13
1994 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1994 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1994 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 14 16 13
1993 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1993 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1992 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1992 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1991 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 15
1991 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1990 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 16 17 15
1990 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 17 15
1990 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1989 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 16 18 15
1989 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 16 15
1989 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1988 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 15 16 15
1988 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 16 18 15
1987 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 16 17 15
1987 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 16 18 15
1986 Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 16 16 15
1986 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.6 L 17 18 16