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The Mitsubishi Triton continues to offer excellent value for money

Reuben Van Niekerk
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Mitsubishi Triton

The double cabbie bakkie segment is one of the most popular segments of the local car market as many South Africans aspire to own a bakkie for work or leisure. The segment is dominated by a number of players which are not necessarily the best on the market, but which continue to attract brand loyal customers. In addition to those mainstream players there are a variety of other options that offer the same features and technology, and which can very often be found at a slightly lower price point.

For those looking to purchase a double cab bakkie on a tight budget, there are few bakkies that deliver the level of value for money that the Mitsubishi Triton does. Mitsubishi are renowned for their tough and reliable vehicles and the Triton takes that one step further with head turning styling.

The current generation Mitsubishi Triton is a highly competent offering in the bakkie segment and a vehicle that caters for the needs of discerning buyers.

Sophisticated styling

The Triton’s modern styling certainly sets it apart from its mainstream competitors, ensuring that it is visually appealing to many buyers. The bold design features a distinctive front grille that is dominated by Mitsubishi’s Dynamic Shield design and flanked by sleek headlights as well as muscular body lines. Along the side sculpted body curves, extended wheel flares and bright accents embody the strength of the bakkie.

Functional and comfortable interior

The Mitsubishis Triton’s cabin is really a nice place to spend time in. It is comfortable, well finished and comes with all the features you would expect. A high-quality look is created by the inclusion of soft touch materials and stitching on the floor console, armrests, and parking brake. The leather wrapped steering wheel features sturdy paddle shifters for manual shifting as well as buttons for voice activation, cruise control and multimedia functions. The infotainment system supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Additional standard features include keyless entry, a stop/start button, attractive leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, USB ports at the front and rear of the cabin, an electrically operated driver’s seat and park distance control with a rear camera. Safety features are top notch too, the Triton boasts seven airbags, as well as an array of active and passive safety features to keep all occupants safe.

Impressive performance and fuel economy

Under the bonnet you will find Mitsubishi’s trusted 2.4 litre direct injection turbocharged diesel engine coupled to a smooth shifting six-speed automatic gearbox that offers 133kW and 430Nm. Fuel economy is impressive, and with some restrained driving it is possible to average as little as 8,3 litres per 100km.

As capable as the best

On and off- road the Triton does not stand back for any of its competitors, it is comfortable on the road while there are few obstacles that can stop the Triton when the going gets tough.

The Triton utilises Mitsubishi’s legendary Super Select II four-wheel drive system that ensures optimum traction and handling on any surface, by transferring power to the wheels with grip as and when necessary. Electronic off-road assistance, hill descent control and a rear diff lock are ready to step in when the conditions get extreme while four driving modes allow the driver to tailor the driving experience to the conditions.

Considering the price of double cab bakkies these days it is clear to see that the Triton offers a lot of bakkie for your money. It’s blend of features, performance and affordability make it a cost-effective choice for those motorists on the lookout for a capable and reliable double cab bakkie.

When new the Mitsubishi Triton is sold with a three-year/100 000km manufacturer’s warranty and a five-year/90 000km service plan, which are transferrable should the vehicle be sold during that period, adding to the peace of mind of the entire offering.

To find a new or used Mitsubishi Triton to suit your pocket, make sure to visit and browse through our selection of new, as well as more than 10 000 used cars, all backed by our own dealer franchise consisting of more than 300 dealers.