Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Mitsubishi Philippines Rewards Stick Shift Enthusiasts with New Montero Sport Variant (w/ Brochure)


Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) is rewarding stick shift enthusiast with the introduction of their most affordable Montero Sport model yet: the GLX 2WD equipped with a 6-speed manual. It’s well-kitted and now available for an unbelievable introductory price.

Just a less than a year after its Philippine introduction, the all-new Montero Sport has scooped up various commendations from both the motoring press and the public for its performance, features, and riding comfort. And now, with the introduction of the new GLX 2WD M/T, it brings the total Montero Sport line-up to five: the GLS 2WD 8 A/T, GLS Premium 2WD 8 A/T, GLS 4x4 6 M/T, and GT 4x4 A/T.

Like other Montero Sport variants, the GLX 2WD 6 M/T is powered by the 4N15 2.4-liter clean diesel engine. Boasting the class-unique variable valve timing control system known as MIVEC, this Euro-4 compliant engine brings out 181 horsepower at 3,500 rpm and 430 Nm of torque at 2,500 rpm. And now, mated to this world-class engine is a 6-speed manual transmission with a wide gear ratio and easy-to-modulate clutch.

Despite its affordable pricing, the GLX variant flaunts features such as 18-inch alloy wheels, projector-type halogen headlights and front fog lamps that incorporate daytime running lights. The Montero Sport GLX is available in seven color options: Savanna White, Sterling Silver Metallic, Virgil Gray, Deep Bronze Metallic, Sedona Red, Mystic Blue, and Pyrenese Black.

Inside, the GLX has a floor center console finished in silver with high-gloss piano black accents. In addition, it has central door locks, power windows (with driver’s one-touch auto down), automatic climate control, and a multimedia entertainment system.

As a modern day family vehicle, the Montero Sport GLX is safe, equipped with dual SRS airbags, anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, and even three-point ELR seatbelts for the front passengers.

For a worry free ownership MMPC will backed it up with a three years or 100,000 kilometers warranty whichever comes first.

And for those who want to know about the pricing, the new Montero Sport GLX 2WD 6 M/T is now available at all Mitsubishi dealerships nationwide with an introductory price of just P 1,280,000. In a few months, that price will go up to P 1,395,000. Due yourself a favor and save the P 115,000 by reserving one today.


15 comments:

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  2. what are the differences from the GLS aside from the tranny?

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  3. Mitsu needs to change their Dynamic Shield design philosophy. It looks too busy and too chromey without adding any positive to aesthetics. And the hemorrhoidal back, it's even worst. New owner
    Nissan should be able to discern Mitsu needs help in their styling.

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  4. Montero looks great when it was introduced but after a year, the looks doesn't age well. Maybe that's they sell less of these as compared to the previous generation and add to that the reliability issues of Mitsubishi

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  5. Because of prize and performance this model may be the king of the road again. MU-X and Everest has another contender.

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  6. What is easy-to-modulate clutch?

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  7. Review pleaaassseee!!!

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  8. 1.28M for the GLX Manual and 1.35M for the GLS Auto after "discounts" that apparently are permanent. Sounds reasonable enough.

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  9. Good value. However I find it strange that the fortuner are now outnumbering the montero when it comes to road presence. I mean the fortuner is like literally in every corner.

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    1. Mitsu has an image problem as to quality (SUA), credibility (mileage controversy), and literally, it's plain ugly.

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  10. Although not true, the SUA image did hurt Montero sales. But I don't believe mileage has any impact. Mileage figures vary from country to country due to govt rules methodology. If it's a big concern to the buyer, we form our mileage expectation based on review of credible journalists and actual user experience in forums. I'm happy with my 2014 MS MT. It's mileage is 20pct better than my 2010 altis 1.6V AT in traffic.

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  11. Does "easy-to-modulate clutch" means lesser force needed to step down the pedal compared to previous GLX Montero? Appreciate for the feedback. Thanks.

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    1. Not necessarily. In colloquial language, it means "madali itimpla".

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    2. Thanks Uly.
      Is the clutch of 2016 GLX lighter than 2013 GLX? A lighter clutch is my wish to still buy a manual, otherwise I will switch to AT.

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  12. Ang Tunay na Lalake Montero Sport ang kotse mo! Ibalik ang Bagsik!!! Bravo Biscuit!!

    Masarap ang buhay, itodo ang arangkada ng walang palya. Broom Broom. Bravo Biscuit, ang bagsik mo!

    MAHALAGANG PAALALA: ANG BRAVO BISCUIT AY HINDI GAMOT AT HINDI DAPAT GAMITING PANGGAMOT SA ANUMANG URI NG SAKIT.

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