The Triton has gone from ‘frumpy’ to ‘formidable’ in one fell swoop, with the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton dumping the current model’s anonymous styling for a much more aggressive look.
The under-the-skin changes are more restrained, largely limited to a new six-speed automatic in place of the old five-speed, while the 2.4-litre diesel and six-speed manual carry over. The suspension and brakes receive some modest hardware tweaks, but the layout is still the tried-and-true coil-sprung independent front and live-axle leaf-sprung rear.
We’ve already detailed what it’s like to drive ahead of its local arrival in January next year, but here’s a visual rundown on what to expect from Mitsubishi’s new load-lugger.
Take a good look at our photo gallery above and let us know what you think.
The visual changes elsewhere are largely limited to new tail-lamps and side sheetmetal on the tub. The doors and tailgate stampings carry over unchanged.
Australian pricing and specifications will be released in December, ahead of local deliveries in January 2019. We’ll have more information for you then!
The in-car makeover is more restrained. There are some new panels on the centre console and centre stack, but most of the interior furniture is the same as the soon-to-be-superseded model.