Mitsubishi Triton Gets A Facelift


Published on March 8th, 2014 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


Mitsubishi Triton Gets A Facelift

Mitsubishi Triton Facelift1

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has officially launched a facelifted Triton. Apart from the Triton VGT GS, the Triton facelift also offers three other upgraded variants including, Triton 2.5 AT, Triton 2.5 MT and Triton 2.5 MT STD with a new designed front bumper and grille.  The stylish looks of the Triton VGT GS has been further enhanced with sportier elements including newly designed front bumper and grille as well as projector headlamps. From the interior, the Triton VGT GS now comes with 6.1-inch Touch Screen Audio with rear view display*. The Triton VGT GS also spots newly designed sporty 17” alloy wheels while the Triton 2.5 AT/MT comes with 16” alloy wheels.

Mitsubishi Triton Facelift

Standard exterior features include short cargo bed with matte black sports bar*, power sliding rear vent window*and power sunroof*.  Interior wise, standard features includes Security Window Tint*, Automatic Climate Control*, Leather Seats* and RV (Multi-mode display) Meter. (* Available on VGT GS variant only).

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Customers can now own a fully imported Triton VGT GS priced at RM107,809.60 and is available in Red solid , White Pearl and Black Mica. The Triton 2.5 AT is priced at RM 95,247.80 Triton 2.5 MT is priced at 90,377.80 and the Triton 2.5 MT STD is priced at RM 82,185.70 and made available in Cool Silver Metallic, White Pearl and Black Mica. All prices are quoted based on on-the-road price without insurance and owners get to enjoy a 3-year/100,000 km warranty as well as Mitsubishi’s 2-Years free maintenance package (*Terms & Conditions apply).

Mitsubishi VGT Dashboard

With a total network of 56 showrooms and 48 service centres, MMM total sales is close to 13,000 units with 1.9% of market share last year. The Triton VGT comes with a reliable 2.5-litre powertrain diesel engine which produces a maximum output of 178 PS at 4,000 rpm, while maximum torque at 350 Nm from 1,800 – 3,500 rpm.

The Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT) delivers uncompromising power while maintaining fuel efficiency by achieving an optimal turbo aspect ratio at any given speed. It harnesses the power of the exhaust emission, ensuring a constant delivery of additional fresh air to the engine for optimum performance.

The Triton VGT GS is also the only pick-up truck to be fitted with Hybrid Limited Slip Differential (LSD)* that gives excellent off-road response. Hybrid LSD combines the torque-sensing benefit of helical gears and the speed-sensing of a viscous coupling unit, all designed to work alongside ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), which are standard.  (* Available on VGT GS, AT and MT variant only)

The Triton comes with Mitsubishi’s RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) body which is effective in protecting occupants. It is also equipped with a solid frame construction and aerodynamic body design to provide solid handling with smooth highway performance plus excellent stability and traction. The Triton is also equipped with an agile suspension system to give an unmatched traction and stability with a higher ground clearance for off-road conditions.

Power is channelled to the wheels via 5-speed automatic transmission with Sports Mode. Mitsubishi’s Easy Select 4WD system which allows the driver to ‘shift on the fly’ from 2WD to 4WD at speeds of up to 100km/h. The Triton offers the best in class turning radius of 5.9 metres. The Triton, widely acknowledged as the most awarded pick-up truck of the year and one of the best handling pick-up trucks in the market, has been a great success, creating a new trend with powerful engine, ride comfort and enhanced safety features.

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The Triton full range now consists of the Triton Heavy Duty (Commercial use only) Triton Single Cab, Triton VGT GS 2.5-litre 4×4 Automatic, 2.5-litre 4×4 Automatic and Manual, Triton LITE Turbo 2.5-litre 4×2 Manual.

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