Kuala Lumpur, 8 April 2021– Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, introduced the new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete today. The Triton Athlete is the flagship model of the Mitsubishi Triton 4×4 pick-up range, replacing the Triton Adventure X.
The Triton Athlete is the embodiment of toughness refined and will be available in three colours- Sun Flare Orange Pearl, White Diamond as well as Jet Black Mica and packs on extra accessories to match its stylish yet rugged presence.
Aesthetic wise, the Triton Athlete is accentuated by a gloss black front under garnish and ‘Dynamic Shield’ front design concept incorporating a glossy black radiator grille and sporty ‘ATHLETE’ graphic design side stripe sticker.
The Triton’s tougher outlook is further complimented by a black theme including side mirrors, door handles, aero type window deflectors, 18-inch gloss black rims and side steps.
Moving into the cabin, the Triton Athlete comes with orange-stitching leather wrapped steering, gear knobs and LED illuminated scuff plates. The Triton Athlete also comes with first-in-class rear air circulator.
The Triton Athlete is priced at the following on-the-road and without insurance for private registration, and comes with a warranty of 5-Years or 200,000km whichever comes first.
The Triton is gaining its popularity as Malaysia’s favourite pick-up truck. The company’s volume seller, recorded a sales performance of 7,598 units for Financial Year 2020 (April 2020- March 2021), which is a 32% increase in sales as compared to Financial Year 2019 (April 2019- March 2020).
Customers can visit the new Mitsubishi Online Showroom https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my/onlineshowroom/ for a virtual view and to book the new Triton Athlete.
More about the Mitsubishi Triton Athlete
The Triton Athlete is powered by a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine, which produces 181 PS max power and 430 Nm max torque with Variable Valve Timing technology.
Safety wise, the Triton Athlete comes with class-leading safety features as standard, such as Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM), Blind Spot Warning with Lane Change Assist (BSW with LCA), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Ultrasonic Misacceleration Mitigation System (UMS), Auto High Beam (AHB) and 7 SRS airbags.
The Triton Athlete is also equipped with an All Round Monitor (ARM), Driving Video Recorder (DVR) and 7-Inch Touchscreen Audio with Apple Carplay and Android Ready as standard. The ARM, DVR, and infotainment system upgrades are offered by MMM authorized dealers at all Mitsubishi Motors showroom nationwide.
For control, the Triton Athlete is fitted with Super Select 4WD II with off-road mode for optimum traction and handling characteristics in any given terrain. The Triton Athlete also comes with Hill Descent Control where the vehicle speed is electronically controlled while it is in a descent mode.
The Triton Athlete also delivers an impressive turning radius of 5.9m, making parking or turning in the tightest spaces effortless.
The Triton range comes with a choice of six variants:
|Triton AT Premium||113,300|
Prices are quoted on-the-road without insurance (10% SST inclusive) for individual private owners only in Peninsular Malaysia and not applicable in duty free zones.
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MMM Sales Network and Others
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is ranked number one in J.D. Power 2019 Malaysia Customer Service Index (CSI) Mass Market Study. This is the second consecutive year for MMM to be ranked at number one and remained in the top three positions for five consecutive years.
MMM is also ranked top two in the 2019 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study. These results were based on car owners who were selected independently and not recommended by any car company. The owners were also assessed for suitability for the study.
MMM is now represented by 52 showrooms (out of which 46 are 3S Centres) and 52 service outlets throughout Malaysia. In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 14 showrooms (7 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).
The Triton 4×4 pick-up truck are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand while the ASX Compact SUV, Outlander and new XPANDER are locally assembled (CKD) in Malaysia.