Mitsubishi's 2013 Triton Line-Up offers Value and Performance


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SYDNEY – Feb 19, 2013: Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited’s (MMAL) streamlined 13MY Triton line-up provides a value-packed range with a model to suit every customer’s needs.

With the addition of side and curtain airbags to the Triton Double Cab range, all Double Cab Tritons feature six SRS airbags as standard while the GLX 4x2 Double Cab also boasts an upgraded engine to the 2.5L Hi-Power diesel engine. The manual seats in single and double cabs have been updated across the range offering extended travel and front leg room.

MMAL CEO, Mutsuhiro Oshikiri, is confident the updated range continues to deliver the performance, power and comfort that is synonymous with the Triton, now offered with greater value.

“With a high powered turbo-diesel engine, a range of safety systems and numerous upgrades the Triton performs as both a rugged workhorse and a comfortable family vehicle. The streamlined MY13 line-up makes it even easier to choose the right Triton for the job,” Oshikiri said.

The Triton Single Cab range features three models, the GL 4x2, the GLX 4x2 and the GLX 4x4. The entry-model Triton GL 4x2 is powered by a 2.4-litre, four cylinder petrol 16-valve engine coupled with five-speed manual transmission. The interior of the GL has been updated for 2013 with new manual front seats in updated fabric and silver accents on the instrument cluster to brighten the cabin. The GL is perfect for customers who need a hardworking vehicle without four-wheel drive capabilities.

The GLX 4x2 Single Cab is powered by the 2.5-litre, four cylinder intercooled-turbo diesel engine and has the choice of five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission with Sports Shift now as standard on auto models to enhance the daily drive. The interior has been updated with new manual front seats in updated fabric and silver trim on the instrument cluster with automatic models also receiving a new floor console with storage box.

The GLX 4x4 Single Cab is available in five-speed manual and receives upgrades in the cabin including silver accents on the instrument cluster and new manual front seats in updated fabric.

All Single Cab Tritons (with manual transmission) are available with optional Bench Seat Pack which adds a front seat split bench with driver-side slide and recline functions and increases seating capacity to three.

The Triton GLX 4x4 Club Cab features a pick-up body style with one-touch tailgate handle, rear window guard and seating capacity for four. Powered by the 2.5-litre Hi-Power Common Rail Direct Injection Diesel engine, the GLX Club Cab can tow up to three tonnes and is available in five-speed manual transmission. The interior of this model has been updated for MY13 with seats receiving a new fabric and silver accents on gauges and meters. The Club Cab model is also available with the option of Cab Chassis body style.

For those wanting a versatile vehicle suitable for work and play, Triton Double Cab models boast an incredible amount of cabin space to easily carry five people combined with a smooth ride and loads of features. With a 4x2 and three 4x4 Double Cab models to choose from, it’s easy to pick the right Triton for any job.

All 13MY Double Cab Tritons have been upgraded to include side and curtain airbags as standard to boost occupant safety.

The entry-level GLX 4x2 Double Cab’s engine has been upgraded to the powerful 2.5-litre, Hi Power four-cylinder intercooled turbo diesel engine coupled with either five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission (now with Sports Shift). Comfort has been increased with high-grade seats included featuring new fabric to enhance the Triton’s interior. As well as side and curtain airbags now as standard, the GLX 4x2 gets silver accents throughout the cabin, 16x7-inch steel wheels, body colour fender flares and side-steps to boost the Triton’s profile.

Moving into the 4x4 Double Cab range, the GLX model features Easy Select 4WD with two-speed transfer and Sports Shift on automatic transmission models. The cabin has been updated with high grade seats and new fabric, while silver accents brighten the instrument cluster. Side and curtain airbags are now standard and the addition of side-steps makes it easier to enter and exit the vehicle. The Pick-Up body style comes with the option of 16-inch alloy wheels to increase the Triton’s street presence. The GLX 4x4 Double Cab is also available as Cab Chassis.

The Triton GL-R 4x4 Double Cab builds on the GLX with the addition of 16-inch alloy wheels, sports bar, rear step, leather steering wheel and gear knob. For 13MY, the GL-R has been updated with high grade seats with new fabric, silver meter and gauge highlights and Sports Shift in the automatic model.

The top of the range Triton GLX-R 4x4 Double Cab is packed with features including 17-inch alloy wheels, nudge bar, fog lamps and unique side steps. For 13MY the GLX-R receives automatic folding side mirrors, new seat fabric and improved front seats.

The GLX-R comes with an optional Luxury Pack which includes diff lock, an eight speaker sound system, leather seat trim and powered drivers’ seat with slide, recline and height functions to make the cabin even more comfortable.

The Triton’s 2.5-litre Hi Power engine generates 131 kW of power at 4,000 rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm in manual models, delivering combined fuel economy figures of between 8.0 to 8.3L/100km, depending on the model. Automatic variants generate a similar amount of power, 350Nm of torque, and achieve a combined fuel economy figure of between 9.3 to 9.6L/100km, depending on model.

The two-wheel drive Triton GL retains the 2.4-litre petrol engine while the two-wheel drive GLX is available with the economical 2.5-litre diesel engine. The petrol engine generates 94kW of power @ 5250 rpm and 194 Nm of torque @ 4000 rpm, offers economical fuel consumption figures of 10.9 litres per 100 km and is coupled with a five-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine generates 100 kW @ 3800 rpm and 314 Nm @ 2,000 rpm, and returns economy figures of 8.2L/100km (manual) and 8.6L/100km (automatic).

Mitsubishi’s All Terrain Technology (MATT) is standard on all 4x4 models, with the GLX-R also featuring the acclaimed Super Select four-wheel drive system. All diesel Tritons come with Active Stability and Traction Control to maintain stability, prevent loss of control when cornering and maintain traction on slippery or rugged surfaces.

All 13MY Tritons feature driver and front passenger SRS airbags, front and rear door impact bars, ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, front seatbelt pre-tensioners and child restraint points.

“Mitsubishi’s Triton utility is a versatile vehicle with the ability to do everything. Powerful and tough enough to get through a hard day’s work and being comfortable enough to get around town, the Triton line-up is outstanding value,” Oshikiri said.

All Triton 2WD and 4WD models are available in White, Black, Red and Cool Silver. Triton 4WD GL-R is also available in Charcoal and Dark Blue while GLX-R 4WD adds Ironbark as a colour choice.

Mitsubishi provides a five year / 130,000 km new vehicle warranty, five year Roadside Assist and Capped Price Servicing for the first four years or 60,000 km of ownership on all new vehicles.

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