Triton GLS Sport 4WD Ute 2023 review

Is the Triton Sport a good tow vehicle

Mitsubishi GLS Triton Sport – Mitsubishi Triton is a few years old now and is due for replacement very soon. However, the current model still represents a robust and reliable 4WD Ute.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute front quarter 2

To help spark interest Mitsubishi released a while ago the GLS Sport model with several additions.

Limited to just 400 units, it comes in wither white or black, exterior colours. The Sport also features a dark theme with contrasting badging and exterior trims.

Red accents are applied to the skid plate, side steps and rear section, while bonnet and tailgate decals complete a truly unique exterior appearance.

Inside It comes with leather seats, heated for the front ones, and red stitching for visual appeal.

The model comes with the standard Super Select 4WD Drivetrain with rear diff lock. The 2.4L turbo diesel engine has reasonable power and torque as well as a six speed AT.

The Triton remains a solid and practical 4WD Ute with good off-road credentials. The Sport is priced from $56,440 plus the usual costs and there may not be too many left.

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Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute 4WD explanantion


A few more details about the Limited Triton Sport Edition

Limited to only 400 units and based on the premium GLS Deluxe grade, the new Triton Sport Edition features an array of unique aesthetic and functional updates to really stand it out from the crowd.

Available in white or black, the new Triton Sport Edition features a dark theme throughout, contrasting the chrome dynamic shield badging with black exterior trims.

Inside, the seats are upholstered in black leather with red stitching to complete the Sport Edition theme.

All Triton Sport Editions are configured as Dual Cab Pick Ups with Mitsubishi’s renowned Super Select 4×4 drivetrain with rear diff lock. Being based on the highly-appointed GLS Deluxe grade, the Triton Sport Edition is only available with the six-speed automatic transmission.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute 4WD and towing collage

What is good?

  • Familiar to drive
  • Robust and reliable
  • Super Select 4WD system

What is not so good?

  • Dated interior.
  • Lower towing capacity
  • Would love 150kW/500Nm

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute central screen 1

Also Look at.    

It seems that dual cab Utes are everywhere.

Buyers could look at SsangYong Musso, LDV T60 Maxx, GWM Cannon XSR, Isuzu D-Max LS-U

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute profile

Final thoughts on the Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab

Triton has always been a robust and reliable 4WD Ute.

The current model is being replaced very soon.

However, the GLS Sport model has a few extra features at a good price that will make it popular.

But there were only 400 built and most of them are probably gone already.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute engine

Mitsubishi Triton


Triton GLS Sport 

Model Price $56,440 MLP*
Engine 2.4L 4 Cyl Turbo Diesel Euro 5
Drivetrain 6 Sp Sports AT Dual range 4WD
Power 133kW @ 3,500rpm
Torque 430Nm @ 2,500rpm
Safety Rating expired
0-100kmh / Top Speed TBA
CO2 Emissions 225 g/km
Economy ADR 8.6L/100km / 75L capacity
Economy on test 10.8L/100k
Max Range 962km
Servicing 12Mth / 15,000km 7 Yrs. Capped Price
Warranty 5yr/ 100,000 km 10 years conditional
Roadside Assist 5Yr. conditional roadside assist

*MLP Includes GST and LCT but excludes statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of options. Some features mentioned in the article are options.

RDAP means Recommended Drive Away Price (without options but including all other charges)

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute interior front 2

Overall Rating  


Behind the Wheel 8
Comfort 8
Equipment 8
Performance 8
Ride and Handling 8
Practicality 9
Fit for Purpose 8
AWD/Towing Capability* 9 (4WD 5/5 Towing 4/5)
Technology/connectivity 8
Value for Money 9

*Towing and AWD capability is measured against similar vehicles in the same class.

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute dimensions collage


Triton Sport 

Overall Length 5305mm
Wheelbase 3000mm
Width 1815mm
Height 1795mm
Wheels 18×7.5 Steel
Tyres 265/60 R18
Max ground clearance Up to 220mm
Wading Depth TBC
Approach 31.0 degrees
Rampover 26.0 degrees
Departure angle 23.0 degrees
Turning Circle KTK 11.85m
Tub/Tray Length 1520mm
Tub/ Tray width / arches 1470mm / 1085mm
Tub/Tray Depth 475mm
Kerb Weight 1991kg
Payload (kg) 909kg
GVM (kg) 2900kg
GCM 5885kg
Towing Capacity 3100kg
Tow Ball rating 310kg

Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport 4WD Dual Cab Ute rear quarter 1

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