Mitsubishi Triton is a compact pickup truck which is a product of Japanese giants, Mitsubishi. The 2017 Mitsubishi Triton is the present generation model with latest technology and features. But a big change in 2017 model is not expected because the company has upgraded many things in its 2016 version. Thus, main concentration will remain on improving older features with addition of few new features. The interior of Triton is slightly improved with better designing and its engine is expected to give better performance with increased fuel efficiency. This vehicle is known by different names such as Strada, Hunter, Sportero and L200 across the world.
2017 Mitsubishi Triton – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The 2017 Mitsubishi Triton will have a sturdy and elegant look with reduced weight. Body frame is made of high quality stainless steel and aluminum to reduce the weight. This truck will run on 17-inch or 21-inch wheels with high quality tires which are suitable for both on-road and off-road drive. A stylish chrome grille in the front portion with six openings makes the air circulation better keeping the engine cool. Various curves and lines present on the bonnet gives the car more appealing look. Width of Triton might increase by few inches to reduce the force generated by center of gravity, thus making the vehicle more stable. Other features are fog lights, advanced LED lights, painted bumpers, reverse viewing camera, etc.
Possibly this vehicle will come up with three trim levels viz. GLS, GLX, and Exceed. Interior of 2017 Mitsubishi Triton is expected to have regular interior designing with few changes. Some features of new Triton are auto folding mirrors, leather-covered steering wheel, better climate regulation system with dual zone temperature control, better sound system. The front fascia will have an updated infotainment system with 6.1-inch touch screen with features like Google maps, 3D satellite navigation system with GPS, Bluetooth supporting hands free-calling, and improved radio. Safety and security features include wide-angle rearview camera, ABS, anti-theft alarming system, enhanced automatic airbags, stability control, traction control, etc.
2017 Mitsubishi Triton – Engine and Fuel Efficiency
The new Mitsubishi Triton 2017 expected to have a 2.4 liter turbocharged diesel engine with 4 cylinders. The diesel engine is capable of generating a power of 178 HP (or 133 kW) and 430 pound-feet of torque. The transmission will be 8-speed automatic type but lower end models may be equipped with 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. Towing capacity of this truck is around 6,850 pounds. Some experts believe that the company might release a hybrid version of Triton as well, but it is not confirmed by the manufacturer yet. The engine will enable the vehicle to reach a speed of 60 mph in 9 seconds and its highest speed is 115 mph. This 2017 Triton will be available in AWD option. With reduced weight Triton is expected to give a better mileage. The expected EPA is 32 mpg across city and 35 mpg in highway.
2017 Mitsubishi Triton – Price, Release Date and Competitors
No information about price and release date is made by Mitsubishi yet. The expected release date of 2017 Mitsubishi Triton is 2016 end and its starting price will remain around $25,000.
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