Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Ute review

Is the Triton Sport Ute any good

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport – Mitsubishi Triton is a few years old now and is due for replacement very soon. However, the current model still represents a robust and reliable 4WD Ute.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute front grill and bonnetTo help spark interest Mitsubishi released a while ago the GLS Sport model with several additions.

Limited to just 400 units, it comes in wither white or black, exterior colours. The Sport also features a dark theme with contrasting badging and exterior trims.

Red accents are applied to the skid plate, side steps and rear section, while bonnet and tailgate decals complete a truly unique exterior appearance.

Inside It comes with leather seats, heated for the front ones, and red stitching for visual appeal.

The model comes with the standard Super Select 4WD Drivetrain with rear diff lock. The 2.4L turbo diesel engine has reasonable power and torque as well as a six speed AT.

The Triton remains a solid and practical 4WD Ute with good off-road credentials. The Sport is priced from $56,440 plus the usual costs and there may not be too many left.

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Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute 4WD explanantion

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A few more details about the Limited Triton Sport Edition

Limited to only 400 units and based on the premium GLS Deluxe grade, the new Triton Sport Edition features an array of unique aesthetic and functional updates to really stand it out from the crowd.

Available in white or black, the new Triton Sport Edition features a dark theme throughout, contrasting the chrome dynamic shield badging with black exterior trims.

Inside, the seats are upholstered in black leather with red stitching to complete the Sport Edition theme.

All Triton Sport Editions are configured as Dual Cab Pick Ups with Mitsubishi’s renowned Super Select 4×4 drivetrain with rear diff lock. Being based on the highly-appointed GLS Deluxe grade, the Triton Sport Edition is only available with the six-speed automatic transmission.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute 4WD controls

What is good?

  • Familiar to drive
  • Robust and reliable
  • Super Select 4WD system

What is not so good?

  • Dated interior.
  • Lower towing capacity
  • Would love 150kW/500Nm

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute drivers instruments

Also Look at.    

It seems that dual cab Utes are everywhere.

Buyers could look at SsangYong Musso, LDV T60 Maxx, GWM Cannon XSR, Isuzu D-Max LS-U

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute central screen 1

Final thoughts on the Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab

Triton has always been a robust and reliable 4WD Ute.

The current model is being replaced very soon.

However, the GLS Sport model has a few extra features at a good price that will make it popular.

But there were only 400 built and most of them are probably gone already.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute engine

Mitsubishi Triton

Model

Triton GLS Sport 

Model Price$56,440 MLP*
Engine2.4L 4 Cyl Turbo Diesel Euro 5
Drivetrain6 Sp Sports AT Dual range 4WD
Power133kW @ 3,500rpm
Torque430Nm @ 2,500rpm
SafetyRating expired
0-100kmh / Top SpeedTBA
CO2 Emissions225 g/km
Economy ADR8.6L/100km / 75L capacity
Economy on test10.8L/100k
Max Range962km
Servicing12Mth / 15,000km 7 Yrs. Capped Price
Warranty5yr/ 100,000 km 10 years conditional
Roadside Assist5Yr. conditional roadside assist

*MLP Includes GST and LCT but excludes statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of options. Some features mentioned in the article are options.

RDAP means Recommended Drive Away Price (without options but including all other charges)

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Overall Rating  

83/100

Behind the Wheel8
Comfort8
Equipment8
Performance8
Ride and Handling8
Practicality9
Fit for Purpose8
AWD/Towing Capability*9 (4WD 5/5 Towing 4/5)
Technology/connectivity8
Value for Money9

*Towing and AWD capability is measured against similar vehicles in the same class.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute dimensions collage

Dimensions

Triton GLS Sport 

Overall Length5305mm
Wheelbase3000mm
Width1815mm
Height1795mm
Wheels18×7.5 Steel
Tyres265/60 R18
Max ground clearanceUp to 220mm
Wading DepthTBC
Approach31.0 degrees
Rampover26.0 degrees
Departure angle23.0 degrees
Turning Circle KTK11.85m
Tub/Tray Length1520mm
Tub/ Tray width / arches1470mm / 1085mm
Tub/Tray Depth475mm
Kerb Weight1991kg
Payload (kg)909kg
GVM (kg)2900kg
GCM5885kg
Towing Capacity3100kg
Tow Ball rating310kg

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Rob first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then.Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.