The all-new 2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport has been spotted by a spy camera. The new model is getting a facelift. Despite the heavy camo, a prototype vehicle showed plenty of improvements. Exterior-wise, this SUV will get new features and new body lines.
Both the front and rear parts will get slight changes. Interior is similar to the interior of the L200 model. Mitsubishi will introduce more soft-touch surfaces and some systems and features are updated. Under the bonnet, Montero Sport will deploy a 2.4-liter engine.
Company’s newest SUV will get a facelift. The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport won’t largely depart from the base model. However, the Sport model is logically sportier. It comes with better aerodynamics and slightly lower stance. Newest spy shots are available and some of the changes are visible. The rear and now comes with the brand-new taillights. On top of that, complete rear fascia seems to be modified.
Under a heavy camouflage, it looks like new Montero Sport offers a new set of body lines. The same upgrades are visible up front. Headlights are more prominent now. The shape is slightly different than before. Headlights are now sitting further below. A new grille was just a speculation. Now, it looks like this SUV is wearing a new grille up front. However, this has to be officially confirmed.
2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Offers a Modern Cabin Design
Some updates will happen from the inside as well. The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport borrows some cues and features from the L200 aka Triton pickup. Interior will now look more upscale and generally, the cabin looks modern. Mitsubishi will introduce more soft-touch surfaces. Armrests are brand-new. Center console will suffer small redesign and this SUV will get more safety equipment.
There will be room for seven persons, as before. Clearly, Montero Sport will keep its current interior layout. However, some buttons are no longer visible. It could mean that the new display with numerous controls will be in the offer. Interior room is generous, but the third row is still a little tight for the adults.
New Engine and Hybrid Speculations
As for the powertrain options, new 2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport will probably continue to deploy its current engine. A 3.0-liter V6 is standard and it can produce up to 300 horsepower. The optional diesel engine should remain as well. On the other hand, the first reports suggested a hybrid drivetrain. Second reports came with a new 2.4-liter gasoline variant.
The industry is heading toward the electric drivetrain so a hybrid is a logical outcome. The same rumors are saying that Montero Sport will get a 60 kWh electric generator. A hybrid variant will deliver slightly over 200 horses. However, the focus will be on fuel economy figures.
How Much Does it Cost?
The forthcoming 2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport will go on sale around the globe once again. This SUV is available in every corner of the world. On some other markets, Montero is called Pajero or Shogun. The base model starts around $30,000. Montero Sport will cost $45,000.
It is a significant difference in price. However, Montero Sport delivers a more upscale cabin and more standard features. On top of that, Montero Sport will offer more off-road equipment. This SUV will hit the markets in the last quarter of 2019.