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2015 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Warrior back on sale from $43,990

The Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Warrior special edition is back by popular demand, bringing added features and boosted overall value to the popular commercial vehicle.

2015 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Warrior

Technology and equipment levels have been boosted for the GLX-R variant, with a standard eight-speaker audio system added in with an MPSS power amplifier. Mitsubishi’s Multi-Communication System touch-screen sits in the dash, while the driver gets a six-way power adjustable seat.

On the outside, there’s a set of unique 17-inch alloy wheels, an alloy nudge bar from Mitsubishi’s genuine accessories range, a flush-fit soft tonneau cover, and a set special Warrior decals for the front doors. Exterior colour options are restricted to Charcoal, Cool Silver, Ironbark, and white.

The powertrain remains unchanged, featuring a 2.5-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine producing 131kW and 350Nm. It’s connected up to a Super Select 4WD system with a differential lock. Average fuel economy is rated at 8.3L/100km for the manual and 9.6L/100km for the five-speed auto.

Just 300 examples with be available, all around Australia. Prices start at $43,990 drive-away for the manual and $45,990 for the auto. Last month (November) the local arm sold 2182 examples of the Triton, making it the second-best-selling ute for the month. The Triton is on track to become one of the most popular utes in the segment this year.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.