We drive the Mitsubishi Triton Sport 4WD Ute

Triton Sport Ute any problems

Mitsubishi Triton Sport – Mitsubishi Triton is a few years old now and is due for replacement very soon. However, the current model still represents a robust and reliable 4WD Ute.  Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute front grill and bonnet 2 To help spark interest Mitsubishi released a while ago the GLS Sport model with several additions.

Limited to just 400 units, it comes in wither white or black, exterior colours. The Sport also features a dark theme with contrasting badging and exterior trims.

Red accents are applied to the skid plate, side steps and rear section, while bonnet and tailgate decals complete a truly unique exterior appearance.

Inside It comes with leather seats, heated for the front ones, and red stitching for visual appeal.

The model comes with the standard Super Select 4WD Drivetrain with rear diff lock. The 2.4L turbo diesel engine has reasonable power and torque as well as a six speed AT.

The Triton remains a solid and practical 4WD Ute with good off-road credentials. The Sport is priced from $56,440 plus the usual costs and there may not be too many left.

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Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute interior front 2


A few more details about the Limited Triton Sport Edition

Limited to only 400 units and based on the premium GLS Deluxe grade, the new Triton Sport Edition features an array of unique aesthetic and functional updates to really stand it out from the crowd.

Available in white or black, the new Triton Sport Edition features a dark theme throughout, contrasting the chrome dynamic shield badging with black exterior trims.

Inside, the seats are upholstered in black leather with red stitching to complete the Sport Edition theme.

All Triton Sport Editions are configured as Dual Cab Pick Ups with Mitsubishi’s renowned Super Select 4×4 drivetrain with rear diff lock. Being based on the highly-appointed GLS Deluxe grade, the Triton Sport Edition is only available with the six-speed automatic transmission.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute central screen 1

What is good?

  • Familiar to drive
  • Robust and reliable
  • Super Select 4WD system

What is not so good?

  • Dated interior.
  • Lower towing capacity
  • Would love 150kW/500Nm

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute engine

Also Look at.    

It seems that dual cab Utes are everywhere.

Buyers could look at SsangYong Musso, LDV T60 Maxx, GWM Cannon XSR, Isuzu D-Max LS-U

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute central stack controls

Final thoughts on the Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab

Triton has always been a robust and reliable 4WD Ute.

The current model is being replaced very soon.

However, the GLS Sport model has a few extra features at a good price that will make it popular.

But there were only 400 built and most of them are probably gone already.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute rear quarter 1

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