By Manny N. de los Reyes
MITSUBISHI afresh took the wraps off the 2020 Montero Sport in a blithe actualization at the Grand Ballroom of Okada Manila in Parañaque City.
As expected, the new SUV sports a bluff and added able-bodied actualization up front. Mitsubishi’s signature Dynamic Shield avant-garde actualization architecture abstraction has been added acquired on the new Montero Sport, emphasizing the faculty of across with the headlights continuing from the avant-garde grille and the aggregate lamps at the bonanza corners. The college awning exhibits a added avant-garde face, while a added solid, able chrome allotment architecture projects a added refined, adult appearance.
And the rear? The new archetypal sports the aforementioned “melting” guitar pick-shaped taillamps, but with a fresher treatment. Save for new admixture caster designs, the ancillary actualization is abundantly unchanged.
Under the awning is Mitsubishi’s avant-garde 2.4-liter MIVEC turbo-diesel akin to an 8-speed automatic. The new Montero Sport retains the Super-Select 4WD-II arrangement that delivers optimal absorption for all surfaces and confidence-inspiring handling. The off-road approach with a anew advised about-face on 4WD models elevates all-terrain achievement and self-extraction adequacy through the chip ascendancy of agent output, manual settings and anchor power.
Inside, Mitsubishi crafted a active interior, accent by an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, that delivers a added adequate and adequate feel. Needless to say, the new Montero Sport is able with avant-garde appearance both for accessibility and safety.
An adapted attic animate and soft-padded autogenous aperture panels enhance affluence and abundance while a accumulator tray that sits beneath the attic animate is now attainable from both larboard and appropriate sides. For ability users, a new 220V 150-watt AC ability aperture has been added on the absolute USB anchorage at the rear animate of the centermost console.
Expected to be accepted additions are an 8-inch blush LCD beat and 8-inch Smartphone-Link Display Audio (SDA), which is accordant for Apple Carplay and Android Auto.
There is additionally now a ability tailgate with hands-free feature, which can be opened or bankrupt by smartphone. The tailgate arrangement can be preset by smartphone anywhere, which enables the disciplinarian to accessible or abutting the tailgate automatically back he/she approaches or leaves the vehicle. The keyless operation arrangement is able amid the agent and aural Bluetooth operating range. The alien ascendancy smartphone app offers a cardinal of functions that facilitate affluence of admission and added security. The app will accelerate notification to the driver’s smartphone to lock the doors via the app back the disciplinarian leaves the agent with the doors unlocked.
On the assurance front, the new Montero Sport is able with Lane Change Assist (LCA) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) functions, Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control, a multi-view camera arrangement that banned dark spots back parking the vehicle, and seven air accoutrements for GT 4WD, six air accoutrements for GT 2WD, and two air accoutrements for the GLS and GLX variants.
Initial prices for the new Montero Sport are P1,769,000 for the GLS 2WD AT and P1,998,000 for the GT 2WD AT. Blush options are White Diamond, Sterling Silver Metalic, Titanium Gray, Medium Red, and Jet Black.
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