The new 2023 Mitsubishi Triton is about to arrive, and it will be powered by the new plug-in hybrid technology. From information that’s available, the upcoming truck will use the same system as the next Mitsubishi Outlander model. Aside from the new engine, the manufacturer will make some refreshments outside and inside, to keep up with other models in the class,
Electrification of utes this decade is inevitable, and the PHEV Mitsubishi Triton will be the next big thing for customers. Besides, the PHEV engine, the manufacturer will reportedly introduce petrol and diesel variants in the future. It is worth mentioning that the Mitsubishi Triton will be developed in parallel with the Nissan Navara and Renault Alaskan models.
2023 Mitsubishi Triton Exterior
The spy pictures of the next-gen 2023 Mitsubishi Triton have been revealed. As we can see, Mitsubishi hasn’t started using the new design language yet, which means that the design will mostly remain unchanged. However, some small exterior changes are visible, and the Triton is using the same cues from the Outlander SUV.
It features a strong platform and design elements that dominate on the front and rear fascia. The refreshed grille is visible through camo as well as new headlights. Based on what we saw, it seems Mitsubishi have increased the track width, which means we can expect improved handling.
The 2023 Mitsubishi Triton will likely have a better cabin compared to its predecessor. When you get into this truck, you’ll first notice the same seating layout with enough room for five passengers. The quality of the build is very good, and, like the Outlander, the Triton has lots of technology.
For 2023, the manufacturer will reportedly add a new and larger touchscreen supporting Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity. Besides, we expect more safety features, which should include a blind-spot view monitor, a 360-degree camera system, and automatic high beams.
2023 Mitsubishi Triton Engine Specs
As we said, the 2023 Mitsubishi Triton is likely to use the same engine as the current Outlander PHEV. This model comes with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, and two electric motors taking energy from a large lithium-ion battery pack. Thanks to this mighty engine and electric motor, the Outlander produces total system output of 221 horsepower using and all four wheels.
Moreover, thanks to the battery that’s under the floor, this model is able to travel up to 24 miles solely on battery. Recharging the battery on a 120-volt outlet takes around eight hours, while with a 240-volt supply it halves that time. There are also DC fast-charging stations that can supply around 80-percent capacity in less than 30 minutes.
2023 Mitsubishi Triton Price, Release Date
The next-gen 2023 Mitsubishi Triton will cost about AUD 40,000, which is USD 30,000. As far as we know, Australia and New Zealand should be the first markets to receive Mitsubishi’s next-gen one-tone ute. Many believe that the new truck will arrive sometime at the beginning of the next year.
Like model before, the Mitsubishi Triton PHEV will rival models such as the Renault Alaskan, Nissan Navara, Toyota Hilux, D-Max, and the Ford Ranger.