The Truth About Cars » Mitsubishi Montero http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Raider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider-2/#comments Sat, 26 Mar 2016 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311586 The Dodge Raider was a transparently badge-engineered first-gen Mitsubishi Montero (known as the Pajero in much of the world), available in the United States for just the 1987-89 model years. The Montero wasn’t a big seller and its Raider sibling was a rare sight even in the late 1980s. I find the more obscure Chrysler-badged […]

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The Dodge Raider was a transparently badge-engineered first-gen Mitsubishi Montero (known as the Pajero in much of the world), available in the United States for just the 1987-89 model years. The Montero wasn’t a big seller and its Raider sibling was a rare sight even in the late 1980s. I find the more obscure Chrysler-badged […]

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Mitsubishi Won’t Build Another Montero/Pajero http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-wont-build-another-monteropajero/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-wont-build-another-monteropajero/#comments Sat, 12 Dec 2015 15:30:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240801 According to a report last week from Japan’s Nikkei, the Mitsubishi Montero — known as the Pajero in other global markets — is totally, completely, and utterly dead. Mitsubishi will instead focus on crossovers and electrification going forward. Mitsubishi had teased “The Return of a Legend” earlier this year before the Chicago Auto Show, which many […]

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According to a report last week from Japan’s Nikkei, the Mitsubishi Montero — known as the Pajero in other global markets — is totally, completely, and utterly dead. Mitsubishi will instead focus on crossovers and electrification going forward. Mitsubishi had teased “The Return of a Legend” earlier this year before the Chicago Auto Show, which many […]

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Mitsubishi To Revive Montero? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/mitsubishi-revive-montero/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/mitsubishi-revive-montero/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:49:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=987290   The Outlander hasn’t proved terribly popular among TTAC reviewers, but this teaser from Mitsubishi promises something more rugged.   This teaser from Mitsubishi seems to allude to a revived Montero debuting at the Chicago Auto Show next month. The Montero is more than likely some kind of PHEV concept, as Mitsubishi seems to be going all-in […]

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  The Outlander hasn’t proved terribly popular among TTAC reviewers, but this teaser from Mitsubishi promises something more rugged.   This teaser from Mitsubishi seems to allude to a revived Montero debuting at the Chicago Auto Show next month. The Montero is more than likely some kind of PHEV concept, as Mitsubishi seems to be going all-in […]

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New or Used: Can One Car Last Through Five Kids? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/new-or-used-can-one-car-last-through-five-kids/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/new-or-used-can-one-car-last-through-five-kids/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:58:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=804162 I currently have three cars and I feel a hankering to buy a fourth. My wife has bought into the idea, now it’s just a matter of what to get. The particulars: – Five kids between the ages of 5 and 15… – Active duty military with seven (7!) moves since 2005 with a couple […]

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I currently have three cars and I feel a hankering to buy a fourth. My wife has bought into the idea, now it’s just a matter of what to get. The particulars: – Five kids between the ages of 5 and 15… – Active duty military with seven (7!) moves since 2005 with a couple […]

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Junkyard Find: 1988 Dodge Raider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/junkyard-find-1988-dodge-raider/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/junkyard-find-1988-dodge-raider/#comments Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=682026 So, out of the entire series of Junkyard Finds, which goes back three years and includes more than 600 posts, which vehicle has attracted the most readers? Strangely, it’s this 1987 Dodge Raider, which I shot in a Denver yard about a year ago. Why? Perhaps fans of the rebadged Mitsubishi Pajero are especially obsessed […]

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So, out of the entire series of Junkyard Finds, which goes back three years and includes more than 600 posts, which vehicle has attracted the most readers? Strangely, it’s this 1987 Dodge Raider, which I shot in a Denver yard about a year ago. Why? Perhaps fans of the rebadged Mitsubishi Pajero are especially obsessed […]

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What the Hell, the Japanese Characters Fit the Switch Just Fine! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/what-the-hell-the-japanese-characters-fit-the-switch-just-fine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/what-the-hell-the-japanese-characters-fit-the-switch-just-fine/#comments Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468898 When the Mitsubishi Pajero was brought to these shores, as the Mitsubishi Montero and the Dodge Raider, the bosses at Mitsubishi figured they’d just move the steering wheel to the other side and translate the text on all the controls from Japanese to English, end of story. As I learned while working for a localization […]

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When the Mitsubishi Pajero was brought to these shores, as the Mitsubishi Montero and the Dodge Raider, the bosses at Mitsubishi figured they’d just move the steering wheel to the other side and translate the text on all the controls from Japanese to English, end of story. As I learned while working for a localization […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Raider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider/#comments Sun, 02 Dec 2012 14:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468731 Remember the Raider? No, you don’t. Nobody remembers the Raider, because this one that I found yesterday at a self-service wrecking yard near Denver was the only Raider Dodge ever sold. All right, Chrysler probably moved a few more rebadged first-gen Mitsubishi Monteros out of the showrooms, but it’s hard to think of an example […]

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Remember the Raider? No, you don’t. Nobody remembers the Raider, because this one that I found yesterday at a self-service wrecking yard near Denver was the only Raider Dodge ever sold. All right, Chrysler probably moved a few more rebadged first-gen Mitsubishi Monteros out of the showrooms, but it’s hard to think of an example […]

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