Last week on 26 November 2009, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has launched a new Triton variant.The new Triton pickup is called as the Triton 2.5 Standard. Available in Cool Silver Metallic and White Solid, the Triton 2.5 Standard is priced at RM77,715 (on-the-road, without insurance), which is about RM16,000 more than the Triton Lite and is RM14,000 less than the price you would pay for a Triton 2.5.It also comes with a 3-year or 100,000km warranty, whichever comes first.
The engine is the same 2.5 liter turbodiesel unit found in the Triton 2.5, which is the 2.5l Direct Injection Diesel Hyper Common Rail Turbo Intercooler engine that can produces 136 PS at 3,500 revs and 314Nm of torque at 2,000 revs.Power is channeled to the wheels via Mitsubishi’s Easy Select 4WD system which allows the driver to ‘shift on the fly’ from 2WD to 4WD at speeds of up to 100km/h.It also equipped with comes with a RV meter display, sporty 16-inch alloy rims and bed liner as standard kit. The RV meter is a unique Triton feature that displays travel data such as range, average speed, fuel consumption and also a digital compass, barometer, altimeter and outer temperature.
The RV Meter (Click to enlarge)
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia expects to sell 150 units per month of the new Triton 2.5 Standard and increase its market share to 25% next year. At present, Triton is selling 400 to 450 units per month.
For your extra information, in Malaysia, the Triton family, consisting of the Triton 3.2-litre 4×4 automatic, Triton 2.5-litre 4×4 with automatic and manual transmissions and Triton Lite 2.5-litre 4×2 manual, is the only pick-up range that can count each model as an award winner.
Mitsubishi Triton Dimension.