After 8 days of testing, we finally have a winner in our inaugural CarExpert Ute of the Year awards!
Toyota HiLux vs Mitsubishi Triton Comparison
How they stack...
- Extensive chassis changes
- New stance hugely enhances stability
- Capable 4x4 system
- Dated interior
- Would hugely benefit from V6 or hybrid power
- Six-month service intervals
|Apple CarPlay and Android Auto|
|Wireless phone charger|
|Rear air vents|
|Adaptive cruise control|
|Autonomous emergency braking|
- Pearlescent Paint (+$740)
The following choice of colours is available across the Toyota Hilux range, although not all are available on all variants.
The WorkMate and SR are limited to Glacier white, Silver Sky, Graphite and Eclipse Black. The SR5 gains Crystal Pearl and Nebula Blue. While the Rogue and Rogue X gain Feverish Red, Saturn Blue and Oxide Bronze.
- Glacier White
- Crystal Pearl
- Silver Sky
- Eclipse Black
- Saturn Blue
- Nebula Blue
- Feverish Red
- Oxide Bronze
Not all exterior paint colours are available across the range
The 2023 Mitsubishi Triton is available in the following colours:
The Triton is available in the following colours:
- White (GLX, GLX+, GLX-R, GLS)
- Sterling Silver metallic (GLX, GLX+, GLX-R, GLS)
- Graphite Grey metallic (GLX, GLX+, GLX-R, GLS)
- Red (GLX+, GLX-R, GLS)
- Impulse Blue metallic (GLX+, GLX-R, GLS)
- Black Mica (GLX+, GLX-R, GLS, GSR)
- White Diamond (GLX-R, GLS)
- Sunflare Orange (GSR)
The GLX-R gains a Diamond White option.
The range-topping Triton GSR is offered in:
- White Diamond
- Sunflare Orange
- Graphite Grey
Toyota has gone to town on mechanical changes beneath the skin of the HiLux Rogue – but does it make enough of a difference?
It's cheaper than an up-spec Ranger or HiLux but pricier than a Chinese or Korean ute. Does that make the Mitsubishi Triton the best compromise?
|DIESEL TURBO F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ||TURBO DIESEL DIR INJ|
|2393 - 2755||2442|
|2.4L, 2.8L, 2.7L||2.4L|
|DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4||DIESEL TURBO 4|
|DUAL OVERHEAD CAM||DUAL OVERHEAD CAM|
|Valves/Ports per Cylinder|
|110kW - 150kW||133kW|
|3000 - 5200||3500|
|245Nm - 500Nm||430Nm|
|1400 - 4000||2500|
|10.2 - 15.6||15.5|