Triton has been Engineered Beyond Tough. The new 2019 Triton includes more powerful styling, an enhanced 4WD system that delivers improved off-road performance, and the latest in active safety and driver assistance systems.
While you're waiting for the new 2019 Triton to arrive in Perth, flashback to the last 40-years of Triton.
1st Generation | 1978
FORTE, a 1-ton pickup truck was introduced in Japan and exported with names including the MITSUBISHI TRUCK and L200. Exports to North America started the following October.
The only body option is a single cab. Power is from a 2.0-litre petrol, with a 2.6-litre option for North America and 1.6-litre engine for Japan and for other regions. A 2.3-litre diesel engine was available for general exports.
Introduction of a part-time 4WD system
2nd Generation | 1986
Full model change. Variations now offered included three body types: Single Cab, Club Cab, Double Cab with short and long body styles available with the Single Cab. New 2WD and 4WD drivetrain options were available, with 2.0-litre and 2.6-litre petrol engines and 2.5-litre diesel engine (increased from 2.3-litre).
Introduced as STRADA into the Japan market (double-cab only)
3rd Generation | 1995
The new pickup truck model L200 STRADA was introduced in Thailand.
Production is concentrated in the MSC Thai Laem Chabang Plant, from where it is exported worldwide.
Three body variations include Single Cab, Club Cab, and Double Cab for exports. Powered by 2.5-litre or 2.8-litre diesel engines. The 4WD mechanism is equipped with innovative "Easy Select 4WD" system.
4th Generation | 2005
The new pickup TRITON was introduced in Thailand. Sales in other markets started sequentially following the introduction in Thailand.
Three body configurations - Single Cab, Club Cab, Double Cab, and engines include newly-developed 2.5-litre and 3.2-litre common-rail diesel. Drivetrain options are 2WD and a 4WD equipped with "Easy Select 4WD" or "Super Select 4WD" systems.
5th Generation | 2014
The 5th generation is introduced in Thailand. Sales in other markets follow.
Three body configurations - Single Cab, double door Club Cab, and Double Cab. Powertrains are a newly-developed 2.4-litre MIVEC diesel turbo, 2.5-litre diesel turbo, and 2.4-litre petrol. Drivetrain options are 2WD and 4WD, with the availability of "Super Select 4WD-II" system, which adopted an electronic actuator.