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2016 Mitsubishi Triton: 4x2 petrol base model added to the range, plus new dual-cab variants

The 2016 Mitsubishi Triton range has seen the addition of a new petrol-powered base model single-cab, and a couple of new dual-cab models. The entry-level 4x2 GLX single-cab-chassis is powered by a 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol with a five-speed manual gearbox. It produces 94kW of power and 194Nm of torque, and fuel consumption is rated at 10...

Australia doesn’t love utes – it loves pick-up trucks

I call a ute a ute. I don’t call it a pick-up. I don’t call it a truck (although I like the macho nature of the word truck). It’s clear, however, that the word 'ute' is being phased out of car company marketing chit-chat, and it could well be that buyers are following the same path...

Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date

What new vehicles have grown in registrations the most in 2015 so far? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV and commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, cars in hot demand might just be harder to haggle on than those that are struggling against rivals. Then again, they might be flying in the sales race precisely because they’re so affordable...

Mitsubishi Triton : Outgoing model to be sold alongside new-generation ute

The outgoing Mitsubishi Triton will continue to be sold alongside the new-generation Triton for at least the rest of this year. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the 2016 Mitsubishi Triton on Fraser Island, Mitsubishi Australia product manager Owen Thompson confirmed the brand's decision to sell the workhorse duo side by side for the remainder of 2015 and potentially beyond...

2016 Mitsubishi Triton pricing and specifications

The 2016 Mitsubishi Triton has arrived in Australia, sporting new diesel drivetrains, Australian-influenced dynamics, a host of new convenience and technology features, heavily revised exterior styling, and an overhauled, more car-like cabin...

Mitsubishi Triton gets five-star ANCAP result

The new Mitsubishi Triton has scored a much-needed five-star result in the latest round of ANCAP safety testing. By attaining the top score against the latest - and toughest - criteria, the Triton is now available to a number of large-scale fleets that make five-star cars a prerequisite...

Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Warrior returns, limited to 300 units

The Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Warrior has returned for another limited run, with 300 units available. Mitsubishi says the new Triton GLX-R Warrior adds extra technology and comfort equipment, including a black interior with leather seat trim, six-way power adjustable seat, eight-speaker stereo with amplifier, and the brand's "advanced Multi Communication System" media unit...

2015 Mitsubishi Triton makes world premiere

The substantially updated 2015 Mitsubishi Triton ute made its world premiere today in Thailand, bringing what the company claims are big improvements in efficiency, safety and driving dynamics, and SUV-matching levels of refinement...

Fiat version of next-generation Mitsubishi Triton confirmed

A Fiat-badged version of the next generation Mitsubishi Triton is seemingly on the cards for Latin America and, possibly, Europe. Overnight both Fiat and Mitsubishi issued a single sentence statement confirming that the companies "have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning the possibility to develop and manufacture a mid-size pick-up truck, supplied by Mitsubishi and based on the next generation of L200"...

Mitsubishi Triton leads 4x4 ute sales bounce-back in June

Off-road ute sales look to have picked up in June after a slow start to the year, led by the rampaging Mitsubishi Triton that ousted traditional market leader, the Toyota HiLux, from top spot on the podium.  Preliminary figures obtained by CarAdvice indicate that Mitsubishi sold a tick over 3700 units of the 4x4 Triton last month with the help of strong cashback deals, edging out the usually dominant 4x4 HiLux that looks to have achieved around 3150 sales to finish runner-up...

Fiat to offer its own version of Mitsubishi Triton in 2016 - report

The new-generation Mitsubishi Triton due to debut later this year will also be sold as a Fiat in Europe and Latin America, according to reports out of Europe. The all-new Mitsubishi Triton has been confirmed for a 2014 debut ahead of its arrival in Australia in 2015, and Automotive News Europe claims sources have said the Japanese maker will provide its new ute to Fiat in select markets, with styling and specification modifications expected...