MITSUBISHI has announced new automatic
diesel models in its ML Triton range.
The new four-speed automatic
transmission will be mated to Mitsubishi’s
3.2-litre common rail direct injection diesel
engine and this configuration is expected to
be a big seller variant in the Triton range.
Launched last July, the ML Triton rear-wheel drive and 4x4 line-up offers a wide-ranging choice of sports utility vehicles and
workhorses; single, extra and dual cab or
cab chassis models and the choice of 2.4-
litre four-cylinder and 3.5-litre V6 petrol
engines or the 3.2-litre inter-cooled diesel
Triton sales have been strong since its
release. The result posted by the 4x4 Triton
in June 2007 was the best ever monthly
result for Triton in Australia and a significant
35 per cent up on the previous best.
Although the segment itself has increased
since July 2006, Triton’s popularity has
seen sales stay well in front of the market
Mitsubishi’s Robert McEniry said he
expected to see this new variant increase
Triton’s share in the Australian market.
The introduction of the automatic diesel
variant should buoy Triton sales.
It has all the features of ML Triton
stablemates including realised impact
safety evolution body structure, driver and
front passenger SRS airbags, seat belt pretensioners, and anti-lock brake system with
electronic brake distribution (optional on
And with so many hard kilometres to cover,
a comprehensive manufacturer’s warranty.
Mitsubishi offers an industry-leading five-
year/130,000km whole vehicle warranty,
backed up by a 10-year/160,000km power
train warranty and a five-year/unlimited
kilometre roadside assistance package.
The automatic diesel Triton will be available
in four-wheel drive models only, in both
single and double cab body styles, and in
three specification levels.
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