The 2024 Triton, also known as the L200, has undergone a complete redesign after nine years in the market. Offering various body forms, including single, extended, and crew cabs, the new Triton features a larger yet lighter body mounted on a stiffer ladder frame with upgraded suspension.
All Triton models are equipped with a standard 2.4-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine, delivering up to 201 horsepower and an impressive 347 pound-feet of torque as low as 1,500 rpm. High-output variants also include variable-assist electric power steering for enhanced performance
Enthusiasts will appreciate the standard six-speed manual transmission with hill start assist, while those seeking convenience can opt for the available six-speed automatic. The manual option provides an engaging driving experience, and there's even a lifted rear-wheel-drive model for the adventurous at heart.
The 2024 Triton offers an advanced "Super Select 4WD-II" system, allowing drivers to choose between rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive as needed. The system features a two-speed transfer case and a torque-sensing center differential, along with various terrain modes and hill descent assist for off-road enthusiasts.
Borrowing technology from the Lancer Evolution, the Triton incorporates Active Yaw Control torque vectoring, providing an "active LSD" effect through brake force. Surprisingly, this results in a tighter turning circle despite the truck's increased size and durability.
The interior of the 2024 Triton has received significant improvements, including an enlarged center console with ample storage and large cupholders. USB charge ports, a wireless charging pad, and glove-friendly interior switches add convenience for modern users.
Mitsubishi has made the Triton stand out with its "Beast Mode" design concept, adding a touch of rugged appeal. Moreover, the optional Yamabuki Orange Metallic paint enhances its visual allure and distinguishes it from other pickups.
The 2024 Triton is equipped with a modest set of advanced driving assists, adding to its safety features. Adaptive cruise control further enhances its appeal, making it a well-rounded package for various driving conditions.
The 2024 Mitsubishi Triton has already hit the markets in Thailand, with plans to spread across Southeast Asia and Australia. Additionally, it is set to make a comeback to Japan after a 12-year absence.
While the 2024 Triton won't be available in the United States, Mitsubishi's rumored electric pickup prototype spotted testing in Colorado offers hope. Details remain unclear, but the possibility of an electric sibling with impressive features has caught the attention of truck enthusiasts and potential buyers.