Philippine National Police presents their new Montero-based MPPV

Updated Feb 09, 2021 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

The Montero-based MPPV was handled at the hands of A-toy Customs 4x4.

The Philippine Highway Patrol Group of Philippine National Police (PNP-HPG) just welcomes a new MPPV (Multi-Purpose Patrol Vehicle) to better enforce the law on the road. The vehicle was shown at the Philippine National Police Headquarters on occasion of the Highway Patrol Group’s 63rd Founding Anniversary. The PNP-HPG MPPV is a model based on the Mitsubishi Montero Sport and also the one among many other units the Japanese government donated to the PNP.

Angular front of the MPPV vehicle

The Philippine Highway Patrol Group just welcomes a new MPPV

To meet the demands of the HPG for improved capabilities in searching and rescuing missions, the MPPV vehicle was handled at the hands of A-toy Customs 4x4.

The modifications are many which consist of step boards, a steel bumper, all-terrain tires, new wheels, a snorkel in case of flooding condition, and a lift kit for higher ground clearance. The steel bumper is supposed to be used in pursuit intervention technique maneuvers. Some other modifications include a CCTV camera on the roof, a winch used for recovery operations, and powerful foglights to improve safety.

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front of the MPPV vehicle

The MPPV was handled at the hands of A-toy Customs 4x4

Features come in for the interior are also a bunch including a suspect restraint system, collapsible traffic cones, a fire extinguisher, ballistic vests, a long firearm rack, a multi-purpose compartment located in the trunk, radio communications, and a specialized laptop. In the car, there’s even enough space for a ladder as well.

Angular rear of the MPPV vehicle

In the car, there’s even enough space for a ladder as well

That’s all about the new PNP-HPG MPPV that will join the Philippine National Police; however, there will be a total number of 4 vehicles when three more of their Mitsubishi Montero Sport vehicles get redesigned according to MPPV standards.

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Mitsubishi Montero Sport

One of the popular midsize SUVs in the Philippines is the Montero Sport by Japanese auto giant Mitsubishi. It continually hits the list of best-selling cars in the country every year. Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2023 price in the Philippines is quite good, ranging from PHP 1,568,000 to PHP 2,341,000 with five variants. Powering this midsize SUV is a 2.4-liter 4N15 inline-4 Mitsubishi Innovative Valve Timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) that makes 179 hp and 430 Nm of torque. It can send power to all four wheels via either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic with Sports Mode. The Montero Sport spans 4,825 mm in length, 1,815 mm in width, and 1,835 mm in height. Currently, this Mitsubishi vehicle is competing against the Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu mu-X, and Ford Everest.

The Mitsubishi Montero Sport, as a third-generation model, displays its benchmark for the brand's contemporary lineup, which is the 'Dynamic Shield' grille that shows a completely redesigned front. Similar to the model it replaced, the Mitsubishi Montero Sport is L200 or Strada pickup based. The chassis and half of its front body structure are the same as its pickup sibling. It still uses the three-link live axle coil spring for the rear suspension and the independent double-wishbone front suspension from the model it supersedes. The full list of Mitsubishi Montero Sport for sale of car dealers on gets 82 results, you can take a look to make a wise choice yourself.

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