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The 2017 Mitsubishi Triton range is getting a big list of changes, in a bid to make the value-packed ute even more competitive. The changes are all to do with kit and specification; with the full Triton range benefitting from some extra additions.

One area that has been very fast-moving for this segment is no doubt the Infotainment unit. These days, they’re colour, touchscreen, easy to use and very powerful. Mitsubishi’s GLS and Exceed Tritons will get the ‘Smartphone Display Audio’ 7″ colour touchscreen infotainment unit, sporting the latest-and-greatest in smartphone connectivity: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. These two models also get a ‘dark chrome’ finish, a leather-clad steering wheel and ‘platform style’ side steps.

2017 Mitsubishi Triton Smartphone Display Audio

2017 Mitsubishi Triton Smartphone Display Audio

Towards the lower end of the spec-spectrum, a reversing camera has been made standard on all style-side utes, the GLX now sports a ‘rear step bumper’, and all-terrain tyres are standard on GLX and GLX+ models. The all-terrain tyres look to be a Bridgestone Dueler A/T D693 in a 245/70 R16 flavour which will give better off-road performance compared to the normal highway-spec OE tyre. GLX model also gets Mitsubishi’s 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display, which used to find it’s home in the dash of the GLS model (before it updated).

2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLX

2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLX – sporting new all-terrain tyres.

“With All-Terrain tyres, reversing camera and rear step bumper now available on GLX 4×4 manual at $37,000 recommended retail, the 2017 Triton range continues to offer compelling value for savvy light commercial buyers,” MMAL Executive Director of Marketing Tony Principe said. And we tend to agree; the Triton does represent very solid value in the lower specification ranks, especially when you add in the five year warranty.

 

2017 Mitsubishi Triton Pricing
  MT AT
GLX Single Cab 4×2 petrol $22,300
  Single Cab 4×2 diesel $25,800 $28,300
  Single Cab 4×4 $32,500 $35,000
  Club Cab 4×4 $35,300 $37,800
  Double Cab 4×2 $36,000
  Double Cab 4×4 $37,000 $39,500
  Double Cab 4×4 Cab Chassis $36,250 $38,750
GLX+ Club Cab 4×4 $38,500
  Double Cab 4×4 $37,000 $39,500
GLS Double Cab 4×4 $41,500 $44,000
Exceed Double Cab 4×4 $48,000

 

2017 TRITON KEY CHANGES

  • Speed sensing auto door lock
  • Crash detection door unlocking
  • Driver’s seat back pocket (Club and Double Cab models)

GLX:

  • New variant: Club Cab Chassis with automatic transmission
  • Reversing camera (Double Cab Pick Up models)
  • Rear step bumper
  • 245/70R16 111S RF All-Terrain tyres (4×4 models)
  • AM/FM CD display audio with 6.1-inch colour touch screen
  • New shape key fob

GLX+ (in addition to GLX changes):

  • New variant: Club Cab Pick Up with automatic transmission
  • Auto air-conditioning
  • Piano black instrument panel trim
  • Bright chrome interior door handles
  • Standard suspension

GLS

  • Smartphone link Display Audio (SDA) with 2 USB outlets and HDMI port
  • Dark chrome front grille and headlamp garnish
  • Platform-style sidesteps
  • 4-spoke leather steering wheel design
  • Improved instrument cluster graphics

 Exceed (in addition to GLS changes):

  • Electro chromatic rear view mirror
  • Heated front seats