Unveiling the 2024 Mitsubishi Triton: A Power-Packed Pickup with Enhanced Features
Mitsubishi has set the stage for a dynamic start to 2024, announcing the pricing and details of its highly anticipated Triton range for the Australian market. Slated to hit dealerships in February 2024, the 2024 Mitsubishi Triton showcases a blend of power, versatility, and advanced features. In this blog, we delve into the key highlights of the new Triton, offering a glimpse into what makes it a compelling choice in the competitive pickup segment.
The 2024 Mitsubishi Triton lineup is priced from $43,690 plus on-road costs, representing a $3250 increase over its predecessor. While some variants see price hikes of up to $7600, Mitsubishi positions the Triton competitively, aiming to strike a balance between affordability and advanced features.
Under the hood, the Triton boasts a twin-turbocharged 2.4-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, delivering an impressive 150kW at 3500rpm and 470Nm from 1500-2750rpm. This marks a significant increase of 17kW/40Nm over the single-turbo predecessor, ensuring robust performance for a diverse range of driving scenarios. The updated engine pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission, with a six-speed manual option expected to be available across selected grades in the near future.
Towing Capacity and Efficiency:
The 2024 Triton elevates its towing capacity, now reaching 3500kg, aligning with the standards set by its segment rivals. With standard idle-stop technology contributing to improved fuel consumption and emissions, the Triton achieves remarkable efficiency, consuming as little as 7.5 litres per 100km in 4x2 format and 7.7 litres per 100km in 4x4 guise.
Trim Levels and Notable Features:
Initially launching with Club- and Double-Cab pick-up body styles in two- and four-wheel drive configurations, Mitsubishi has strategically positioned the Triton above the Nissan Navara and below the Isuzu D-Max in terms of pricing. The Triton's trim levels include the GLX, GLX+, and GLS, each offering a unique set of features to cater to diverse preferences.
- The GLX impresses with 17-inch steel wheels, climate control, a 7.0-inch digital instrument panel, a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment array with wireless Apple CarPlay and wired Android Auto connectivity, and advanced safety features.
- Stepping up to the GLX+ adds 17-inch alloys, rear differential lock, 360-degree cameras, rear auto emergency braking, and DAB+ digital radio reception.
- The GLS takes the Triton experience to the next level with 18-inch alloys, Super Select II four-wheel drive system, dual-zone climate control, terrain- and hill descent control, keyless entry and ignition, and an array of premium features. Optional leather upholstery and heated front seats further enhance the driving experience.
As the 2024 Mitsubishi Triton prepares to roll into Australian dealerships, it brings a potent combination of performance, capability, and advanced features. With a competitive pricing strategy and a diverse lineup catering to various preferences, the Triton is poised to make a significant impact in the ever-evolving pickup segment. Stay tuned for the arrival of this power-packed pickup, promising an exhilarating driving experience for pickup enthusiasts across Australia.