Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has introduced the updated Mitsubishi Triton for the current year. The best-selling Mitsubishi model has been refreshed for 2017 with significant improvements in safety and premium features. The 2017 Mitsubishi Triton pick-up now gives more value-for-money.
The Triton’s status as an all-rounder is sealed with a warranty that’s unparalleled in the segment. It’s the only pick-up* truck boasting a 200,000 km or 5 years warranty for ultimate peace of mind (up to 2.4-liter category).
The enhanced Mitsubishi Triton gets a big boost in safety and now scores the maximum rating of five stars in the ASEAN NCAP crash test (NCAP Five-Star: Applicable for Adventure variants only) with the availability of 7 SRS airbags (Applicable for Adventure variants only), consisting of front, side and curtain airbags, plus a driver’s knee airbag. This full suite of airbags helps to cushion all occupants in the event of a collision.
Also new to the enhanced Triton is the Active Stability & Traction Control (ASTC) system (Applicable for VGT variants only), a safety net that assists in keeping the vehicle in control during over-steer and under-steer situations or slippery and rugged conditions, by maintaining traction.
The Triton, which is renowned for its comfort drive and offroad capabilities, also receives new features for 2017 that gives it a more rugged and bolder image. A dark chrome grille now adorns the bold front end, while new design side steps improve entry and egress.
Automatic bi-xenon HID headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights on VGT variants provide outstanding illumination for the road ahead, as well as a striking signature look. The Adventure X variant takes the rugged theme further with 17-inch dual-tone alloy rims and a front bumper shield extender.
The latest Triton’s cabin has been updated with a new four-spoke multi-function steering with audio switches and cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity and a new instrument cluster. The VGT Adventure variant also receives an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat for comfort and convenience, in addition to leather seats and a reverse camera to assist in parking.
As before, all new Triton models are imported as a Completely Built-Up (CBU) vehicle from Mitsubishi Motors’ global production hub in Thailand.
The enhanced Triton is powered by the latest 2.4-liter MIVEC turbodiesel engine with Variable Valve Timing technology. Coupled with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT), Furthermore, the pick up boasts minimum levels of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) for a comfortable drive and even applicable for an off road excursion.
Powertrain options include a 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode, and a new 6-speed manual transmission for the VGT MT. Mitsubishi’s renowned 4WD system, switchable through the Easy Select knob with shift-on-the-fly, provides various drive modes for any terrain or weather. The Triton is also nimble in the urban jungle with best-in-class turning radius of just 5.9m (5.7m for 2WD).
Prices and color options for all six variants are (not including insurance):
- Triton VGT Adventure X AT (4×4) RM 130,900.00 Impulse Blue, Titanium Grey
- Triton VGT Adventure AT (4×4) 123,130.00 Earth Green, Titanium Grey, Pearl White
- Triton VGT AT (4×4) 114,400.00 Pearl White, Sterling Silver, Titanium Grey
- Triton VGT MT (4×4) 107,600.00 Titanium Grey, Sterling Silver
- Triton MT (4×4) 93,920.00 Pearl White, Sterling Silver
- Triton Quest MT (4×2) 77,390.00 Pearl White