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2021 Mitsubishi Triton prices rise for the third time in eight months

The 2021 Mitsubishi Triton has received a fresh round of price rises in the lead-up to the end of the financial year on June 30 and the biggest month for sales of utes and vans. The third price rise for the Mitsubishi Triton in eight months amounts to increases of between $250 and $450 in most cases...

VFACTS: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton and Isuzu D-Max make the Top 10

The Toyota HiLux posted its strongest March result of all time last month, as it got a head-start on its run to becoming the nation’s favourite vehicle for a sixth year in a row. The strong ute result comes as sales of Light Commercial Vehicles (the industry term for utes and vans) outsold traditional passenger cars for the first time in Australian automotive history, in March 2021, with 23,255 LCVs reported as sold (up 28 per cent compared to the same month last year) versus 21,360 passenger cars (down 1...

2021 Mitsubishi Triton prices increase for the second time in months

The 2021 Mitsubishi Triton has gone up in price, making it the second price rise for the ute since October 2020. Mitsubishi has increased prices by $500 across the Triton range – with the exception of the dual-cab GLS and GSR variants, which have risen in price by $750. The cost of entry into a Triton ute is now $23,490 plus on-road costs for a two-door cab-chassis GLX ute with a 2...

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander and Triton prices on the rise

The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander range has increased in price, with the updated model costing around $660 more than 2020 variants. Meanwhile, the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton line-up has also become more expensive, in this case by an average of $730 per vehicle. The entry-level two-wheel drive 2.0-litre Outlander has gone from $29,490 plus on road costs, to $29,990 plus on road costs...

The models driving Australia's used-car price surge

Used vehicle prices in Australia are 25 per cent higher than they were during the same period last year, marking an all-time record rate of growth for the sector. Although new car sales are dwindling, demand for used vehicles has accelerated rapidly, smashing the previous record of 20 per cent growth set in December 2009...

Next Nissan Navara might not be a Mitsubishi Triton clone after all

In a sharp U-turn just 24 hours after executives representing the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance said most future models will largely look the same – but with different badges and subtle styling cues – Nissan has vowed to retain at least some of its identity...

Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara to look the same under radical overhaul

The Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara are among the first casualties of a radical overhaul of the struggling Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. The original plan was for all three car makers to save money by sharing platforms, technology and engines – components customers cannot see – but retain their own identity with unique exterior designs and bodywork...

2015-2019 Mitsubishi Triton recalled over wiring fire risk

More than 100,000 examples of the Mitsubishi Triton, across the MR and facelifted MQ generations and 2015-2019 model years, have been recalled to address a fire risk. The company's Australian arm reports that affected utes may have incorrectly installed towbar wiring harnesses. The issue could cause liquids to contact the electrical circuits, leading to a risk of overheating, burning, and fire...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Ford Australia's Christine Wagner on FordPass

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Josh Dowling and Scott Collie. In car news, the car industry is divided on how much taxpayer support should be given to EV sales and infrastructure, the real estate recovery looks set to drive luxury car sales, car brands continue to donate to Australia's bushfire appeal, Ford v Ferrari wins two Oscars, and Mitsubishi adds two extra variants to the Triton range...

2020 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R, GSR pricing and specs: Dual-cab ute range expands

Mitsubishi has expanded the middle and top-end of its Triton line-up, setting its sights on the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux. The first of the two new models is the Triton GSR, which gets a range of tougher-looking exterior add-ons. There's a set of 18-inch black alloy wheels, a blacked-out grille, and black headlamp trims, door mirrors, doorhandles, and sidesteps...

Five best ute deals below $40,000 to kick off the new year

The Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger might have stolen the limelight in the end-of-year sales race, but there are still some bargains to be had at the bottom end of the market. There are normally slim pickings below $40,000 but a few special deals have emerged that provide buyers on a budget more options...