Mitsubishi Motors launch Montero 09 in India

Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motors have launched their premium SUV the Montero 09 here today. The Montero 09 is a crowned Dakar rally winner for an unprecedented twelve times.

The exterior of the Montero 09 comes with a refreshingly new chrome-plated front grill making it even more appealing than ever before. This vehicle also has a new seven spoke 17” light alloy wheels which enhances its overall sporty image. The Montero 09 is fitted with Yokahama tubeless radials which enables it to cross rocks, mud, snow and river with ease and is capable of extreme off-roading.

Mitsubishi Motors Montero India

The Montero 09 is available in both automatic as well as manual transmission version and comes in six exhilarating colours. Black Mica, Deep Blue Mica, Sophia White have beige leather interiors which gives it a warm and elegant appeal. Platinum Beige Metallic, Cool Silver Metallic and Red Metallic have black leather interiors giving a cool sporty look. The Manual Transmission (MT) comes in Cool Silver Metallic and Sophia White while the Automatic Transmission (AT) is available in all six sparkling colours.

HM-Mitsubishi’s philosophy of “One Country-One Price” has led to the pricing of both AT and MT versions of Montero 09 to Rs 41.94 lakhs ex-showroom. The vehicle comes as Completely Built Unit (CBU) and is imported directly from Mitsubishi Motors, Japan.

Montero 09 – Highlights

  • 3.2 litre, Turbo Charged intercooled diesel
  • Peak Power – 164.5 Ps
  • Torque – 383 Nm
  • Common Rail Direct Injection (CRDi)
  • Automatic Transmission & 5-Speed Manual transmission
  • Super Select 4WD (SS4-II)
  • All wheel Independent suspension system
  • Active Stability and Traction Control (ASTC)
  • Monocoque design body construction
  • Superior off-road capabilities
  • Approach angle: 36.6-degrees
  • Break over angle: 22.5-degrees
  • Departure angle: 25-degrees
  • Maximum Climbing ability: 35-degrees
  • Wading depth: 700 mm
  • Maximum angle of Inclination: 45-degrees
  • Cruise control
  • Dual SRS airbags
  • Front Side airbags and 2 Curtain Airbags
  • Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) body design
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3-Point ELR seat belts with Pre tensioners
  • ABS with EBD
  • Front disc brakes with 4-pot callipers
  • 7 Spoke 17” Alloy wheels and Yokohama tubeless radials
  • Premium Leather interiors – Beige & Black leather
  • Multi Information Display
  • Rockford Acoustic Design Premium Sound System
  • 860 Watt, 12 Speakers
  • 5.1 Channel theatre surround
  • In dash 6 CD changer
  • Audio control in steering

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May 10, 2009 at 10:42 PM

hey, I thought the Montero 09 was launched a month back. Maybe Mitsubishi launches the vehicle phase by phase around India? Might be.


May 11, 2009 at 7:23 AM

yeah you are right, i was launched abt a month ago, i have uncovered the news yet and so posted and forgot to specify date!!

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