2019 Mitsubishi Triton shares many similarities with model Nissan Navara


The all-new 2019 Mitsubishi Triton entered its fifth-generation last year with some huge innovations, so the upcoming model will come with slight changes.

The biggest change is the front end, and we can expect updated interior as well. Just like its predecessor, the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton will arrive in three body styles and with a two diesel drivetrain and one gasoline engine. Furthermore, it will share many similarities with model Nissan Navara.

2019 Mitsubishi Triton vs Nissan Navara

2019 Mitsubishi Triton Exterior is good looking

The new images provided enough information to conclude exterior changes. The front end suffered the most work, especially the front bumper that is much wider than before. The headlights are smaller and are more angular, and overall, the front part looks more mean and aggressive. Wheel arches are also different and are almost the same as on Triton’s brother, Pajero.

The rear looks curved and the tub is squarer. The tailgate is also squared off, and the rear creases vanish. The 2019 Mitsubishi Triton will ride on the same platform that looks reliable for the Japanese automaker. The aerodynamics are now better and the chassis features more high-strength steel. Last year’s retuned suspension is a perfect move, as the ride feels smoother than ever. This model will have the same palette of colors like its predecessor. There are six colors options White, Sterling Silver, Earth Green, Titanium, Impulse Blue and Pitch Black.

2019 Mitsubishi Triton interior

2019 Mitsubishi Triton Interior Changes

The 2019 Mitsubishi Triton offers a perfect interior, so the cabin changes are minimal. The interior is providing a high level of comfort and the list of standard features is long. We expect for Mitsubishi to offer some optional equipment as a standard, and the dashboard and instrument cluster is slightly revised.

Soft-touch surfaces and materials are giving this pickup a premium feel. Plenty of high-tech features and safety systems makes Triton as one of the most modern pickups. Overall, Triton’s interior is more than competitive, and the base model with standard features is well-equipped.

Trim Options and Features

The best part of 2019 Mitsubishi Triton pickup truck is its trim levels. It comes with long list features that are very useful. The GLX trim and Club Cab comes with 4WD Diesel Auto transmission. This package will also bring 16″ x 7″ alloy wheels, rear step bumper, 5-speed automatic transmission with Sports Mode. Furthermore, the interior in this trim will be equipped with a reverse camera, climate control air conditioning and smartphone Link Display Audio system with 7″ touchscreen display.

The next one is GLX Double Cab that comes with 4WD Diesel (manual and auto). This trim will add one touch tailgate handle, double wishbone, coil spring, stabilizer bar, piano black center panel and it includes Mitsubishi Diamond Advantage. However, with the GLS 4WD Double Cab one will get super select II 4WD, center differential, sports bar, climate control with dual zone air conditioning and bigger 17″ x 7.5″ alloy wheels.

The Blackline double cab package will be very attractive because it brings some cool mix with colors to the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton. Furthermore, it comes with a black sports bar, black fenders, black 17” alloy wheels, rear diff lock, Smart Key with one-touch start and it posses some Blackline decals. The last one of this list is Exceed Double Cab. This one is the most expensive trim that adds automatic wipers and headlamps, leather seat facings and heated front seats, paddle shift, driver and front passenger SRS airbags, ISO-Fix child seat mountings and many more.

2019 Mitsubishi Triton engine

2019 Mitsubishi Triton Engine Options

As mentioned, the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton comes with three drivetrain options, two diesel, and a single gasoline unit. The base model offers a 2.4-liter MIVEC engine as a standard. This four cylinders unit makes 180 HP and 320 lb-ft of torque.

Second options is a 2.5-liter turbodiesel that is capable of producing 176 HP. The third option is a 2.4-liter gasoline unit that returns 140 HP. A 6-speed transmission is available for all the engines, just like an all-wheel-drive configuration.

Fuel Economy and Towing Capacity

The base engine’s fuel economy is rated at 32mpg for combined. However, it comes with great towing capacity and many features that will ease your haul. Towing capacity is improved to almost 7000 pounds.

2019 Mitsubishi Triton rear

2019 Mitsubishi Triton Price and Release Date

It is the toughest competition so far in the pickup truck segment where most of the automakers are looking to offer the best options. The 2019 Mitsubishi Triton will cost slightly over $32,000 and it will arrive later this year, probably in the last quarter to be exact. The price is the same as the outgoing model.

The sale will start in Asian markets, then Europe. Mostly known as a Triton, this pickup carries names such as Strakar, Magnum, and Rodeo. The names are tied to the markets and countries, and beside Triton, the most famous name is L200 for sure. The new 2019 Mitsubishi Triton will face competitors such as Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, and Chevy Colorado, and all of this trucks will try to tackle the untouchable Ford Ranger.


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