2022 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete - Launched in Malaysia as an alternative to Triton Adventure X | MiniAuto



Starting price: $33,487 USD

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete has a powerful, modern design with a large, mysterious glossy black grille, based on the Dynamic Shield design, which the company has highlighted on the exterior of the car with black painted details on the mirror caps, arms. door handles, 2 colors on 18-inch wheels, combined with outstanding decal motifs to create a sporty character for Triton Athlete.




Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has officially launched its latest flagship pickup, the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete. Flagship, you ask? That's right, the new Triton Athlete will replace the Triton Adventure X as the top variant of the Triton 4x4 series in this country.


As for the exterior, the Triton Athlete is available in three different color options - Sun Flare Orange Pearl, White Diamond and Jet Black Mica. Its rugged façade is further amplified by the presence of a glossy black front fascia under the trim, grille, side mirrors, door handles, wind deflector windows, 18-inch wheels and side step.


All of this combined with Triton Athlete's 'Dynamic Shield' front end design makes for a very sporty and aggressive pickup truck. It gets even sportier when you look under the hood, where a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel with 181PS of power and 430Nm of torque can be found.

It's also enhanced with Mitsubishi's Variable Valve Timing technology for even greater efficiency as well as Super Select 4WD II plus an off-road mode for even more performance on the beaten track. Traction and handling can be set according to driving conditions and are further aided with features such as Hill Descent Control.


Step inside the cabin and you're greeted with an orange-stitched leather-wrapped steering wheel, gearshift knobs and illuminated LED panels for an extra premium touch. The Mitsubishi Triton Athlete 2021 also comes with a rear air recirculation system, a first in its segment.

Other interior features include a Round Display, a Driving Recorder (DVR), a seven-inch audio touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Ready, all available as standard. If you're wondering about safety, the Triton Athlete also comes with:

Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM)
Blind spot warning with Lane Change Assist (BSW + LCA)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Ultrasonic false acceleration mitigation system (UMS)
Automatic High Beam (AHB)
Seven SRS . airbags


There are currently six different variants for the Mitsubishi Triton range, and the company's latest high-end Triton Athlete is priced at RM141,500 - about $33,487 USD.

2022 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete - Launched in Malaysia as an alternative to Triton Adventure X | MiniAuto 2022 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete - Launched in Malaysia as an alternative to Triton Adventure X | MiniAuto Reviewed by News For You on August 02, 2021 Rating: 5

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