2024 Mitsubishi Triton GSR review


There’s a new Mitsubishi Triton in town.

With a new look, a properly modern interior, and a new turbo-diesel engine, it has been given a comprehensive overhaul for 2024.

Then again, it desperately needed it. The last Triton was a strong seller, but was looking incredibly old and creaky alongside the best-selling Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux at the top end – and was under the pump from stronger-than-ever LDV and GWM offerings at the bottom end of the range.

Sitting atop the new range is the 2024 Mitsubishi Triton GSR. Its tough looks on the outside are backed by a luxurious cabin, and a full suite of off-road add-ons.

Note: This written review is a companion to the above video. For our impressions of the interior and its drive, click through using the chapters.

How does the Mitsubishi Triton compare?

View a detailed breakdown of the Mitsubishi Triton against similarly sized vehicles.

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How much does the Mitsubishi Triton cost?

Prices are up across the Triton lineup, in line with its more expensive competitors.

2024 Mitsubishi Triton pricing:

2024 Mitsubishi Triton GLX 4×2 dual-cab ute $43,690
2024 Mitsubishi Triton GLX+ 4×4 club-cab ute $50,340
2024 Mitsubishi Triton GLX 4×4 dual-cab ute $50,490
2024 Mitsubishi Triton GLX+ 4×4 dual-cab ute $53,290
2024 Mitsubishi Triton GLS 4×4 dual-cab ute $59,090
2024 Mitsubishi Triton GSR 4×4 dual-cab ute $63,840

All prices exclude on-road costs

To see how the Triton shapes up against its rivals, use our comparison tool.

What’s under the bonnet?

Mitsubishi hasn’t followed the Ford Ranger to offering a six-cylinder engine, but it does have more power and torque than before thanks to an extra turbocharger.

As was previously the case, the Triton is available with a Super-Select 4WD system capable of

Model Mitsubishi Triton 2.4 4N16
Engine 2.4L 4cyl bi-turbo diesel
Power 150kW (3500rpm)
Torque 470Nm (1500-2750rpm)
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Driven wheels Rear-wheel drive OR
Four-wheel drive
Weight 2000-2170kg (kerb)
Fuel economy (claim) 7.5-7.7L/100km
Fuel tank size 80 litres
Gross vehicle mass 3070kg (2WD) to 3200kg (4WD)
Gross combination mass 6210kg (2WD) to 6250kg (4WD)
Payload 1030kg (GSR) to 1110kg (GLX+ Club Cab)
Braked towing 3500kg

To see how the Triton lines up against its rivals, check out our comparison tool.

What do you get?

While there have been price increases, there’s much more standard equipment across the Triton range.

Triton GLX highlights:

  • 17-inch wheels
  • Automatic high-beam
  • Heavy Duty rear suspension
  • Keyless entry
  • 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay
  • Wired Android Auto
  • Satellite navigation
  • 4-speaker sound system
  • 7.0-inch TFT supervision display
  • Black fabric upholstery
  • Manually adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Air-conditioning
  • Floor console box with lid
  • 2 x cupholders
  • 2 x bottle holders
  • Sunglasses holder
  • Second-row bench with centre armrest
  • Seatback pocket
  • 1 x front USB-A outlet
  • 1 x rear USB-A outlet
  • 1 x front USB-C outlet
  • 1 x rear USB-C outlet

Triton GLX+ adds:

  • Locking rear differential
  • Side steps
  • Front fog lights
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Reversing AEB
  • Surround-view cameras
  • DAB digital radio
  • Black fabric upholstery, silver stitching

Triton GLS adds:

  • Standard Duty rear suspension
  • Super Select 4WD II
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Tub liner
  • Heated, power-adjustable exterior mirrors
  • LED headlights
  • LED front fog lights
  • LED indicator, tail lights
  • Interior soft padding surfaces, silver accent stitching
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Terrain Control
  • Hill descent control
  • Electrochromic interior rear-view mirror
  • Keyless start
  • Wireless phone charger

Triton GSR adds:

  • Black 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Body-colour grille
  • Sports bar
  • Roof rails
  • Black leather upholstery, orange stitching
  • Dark Titanium interior accents
  • 2 x dash-mounted cupholders
  • Power driver’s seat

Is the Mitsubishi Triton safe?

The Mitsubishi Triton has a five-star ANCAP safety rating based on testing carried out in 2024.

It scored 86 per cent for adult occupant protection, 89 per cent for child occupant protection, 74 per cent for vulnerable road user protection, and 70 per cent for safety assist.

Standard safety equipment includes:

  • 8 airbags incl. front-side
  • Autonomous emergency braking (AEB)
    • Pedestrian, Cyclist detection
    • Junction assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Driver attention monitoring
  • Emergency lane keeping
  • Front, rear cross-traffic alert
  • Intelligent speed limiter
  • Lane keep assist
  • Multi-collision brake
  • Parking sensors front, rear
  • Trailer stability assist
  • Reversing camera
  • Tyre pressure monitoring

GLX+ and up get a surround-view camera and rear AEB.

How much does the Mitsubishi Triton cost to run?

The Mitsubishi range is backed by Australia’s longest new car warranty, provided you service within the dealer network.

Warranty 5 years/100,000km Extendable to 10 years/200,000km
Service intervals 12 months/15,000km
Capped price servicing 10 years
Average capped-price service cost $669
Total capped-price service cost $6690 (10 years)

CarExpert’s Take on the Mitsubishi Triton

The new Triton represents a big step forward relative to its predecessor, but it’s not perfect.

On the plus side? It’s better to look at than before, has a meaningfully more modern interior, and drives with polish on the road in a way its predecessor just didn’t.

It’s also still affordable relative to the Ford Ranger Wildtrak and top-end versions of the Toyota HiLux, although you’re up for a lot more in 2024 than you would’ve been when it comes to the outgoing model.

But… the driver assistance technology needs work, as does the automatic start-stop system. They’re the sort of niggles that quickly become more than niggles if you spend a lot of time on the open road, and need to quickly be rectified if the Triton is to win buyers over.

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