Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has opened bookings for the new pick-up truck, with estimated prices ranging from RM71,000 to RM114,000.
"In Malaysia, the Triton has found 55,000 proud owners since its launch in 2006. The new fifth-generation Triton was developed based on the concept of Smart Utility Truck," said MMM chief executive officer Won-Chul Yang.
“The new Triton sets new standards and has many first-in-class features which will delight our customers," he added.
Segment first-in-class features include a Push Start Button for engine ignition, Keyless Entry, Xenon HID Headlamps with integrated Day Running Lights, Tilt and Telescopic Steering and Paddle Shifters for manual control of the automatic transmission when the driver wants it.
Imported from Thailand, the new Triton also comes with an aerodynamic design with best-in-class co-efficient drag of 0.42.
Additional features include Dual-Zone Climate Control, 4WD Selector that allows shift-on-the-fly (4H, 4L or 2H), Touchscreen audio system with reverse camera, auto headlamps and auto wipers that are activated automatically when needed.
The Malaysian market offers five variants with the following estimated prices (including insurance and GST for private registration) in Peninsular Malaysia:
Included in the powertrain options is the 2.5-litre VGT 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine which produces a maximum output of 178ps at 4,000rpm.
Maximum torque has been increased from 350 Nm to 400 Nm at 2,000 rpm.
Malaysians will be able to get the first close-up view of the all-new Mitsubishi Triton at a series of teaser displays at major towns and cities in April.
The locations and dates of the roadshows are: