1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

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See below for crash test information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

When available, MSN Autos displays crash test data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

IIHS Frontal Offset Crash Test

About IIHS
Each vehicle’s frontal offset crashworthiness is based on performance in a 40 mph frontal offset crash test.  Ratings depend on how well the structure/safety cage protects the occupant compartment, the risk of injury measured for an average-sized male, and how well the restraint system controls occupant movement.
Rating Key:
G Good A Acceptable M Marginal P Poor
Injury measures
Vehicle make/model OVERALL Structure/ safety cage Head/ neck Chest Leg/foot left, right Restraints/ dummy kinematics
1997 Mitsubishi Montero SportPMGGPPP
(Tested: 1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 4wd)
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IIHS Frontal Offset Crash Photos

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.
The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates the movement allowed by the torn safety belt stitching (see bottom left). – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates the movement allowed by the torn safety belt stitching (see bottom left).
Special stitching intended to limit belt forces tore and lengthened the belt too much for effective control of the dummy's movement. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Special stitching intended to limit belt forces tore and lengthened the belt too much for effective control of the dummy's movement.
Smeared red greasepaint on the knee bolster shows where the dummy's shin contacted it hard enough for a likely knee injury. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Smeared red greasepaint on the knee bolster shows where the dummy's shin contacted it hard enough for a likely knee injury.
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