The fifth-generation of Japanese pickup trucks is coming with the all-new 2019 Mitsubishi L200. If you never heard of L200, that is maybe because this truck is mostly known as Triton. Its name varies from market to market and its production is happening in company’s factory in Thailand. L200 is an official name for the U.S. markets, while Triton is used on markets like Europe, Asia, and even Australia.
The 2019 L200 comes with real truck capabilities and car-like interior. Furthermore, new L200 offers two turbo-diesel options and a single gasoline unit. The interior is more pleasant than before thanks to a plenty of new tech features. If this pickup is on your list, there are three body styles available, and some experts believe that the forthcoming L200 will surpass the expectations.
2019 Mitsubishi L200 Redesign
The 2019 Mitsubishi L200 pickup will come in three cab configurations. A single cab, extended cab, and crew cab are standard. The truck is well dressed with a radiator chrome grille, new fog lights, and chrome alloy wheels. Higher trim levels are offering LED daytime running lights and tailgate-mounted backup camera.
Mitsubishi L200 is similar to Mitsubishi GR-HEV model. It is basically the same design with a couple of minor tweaks. Moreover, the pickup has a distinctive and recognizable design. The exterior is very practical and upfront sits a new bumper. L200 is a capable off-roader and the maximum water depth that this truck can reach is 23.6 inches.
2019 Mitsubishi L200 Interior and Colors
The cabin is slightly longer than the outgoing model and the noise is significantly reduced. New features include available leather seats and leather steering wheel. The infotainment system is upgraded and it comes with a touchscreen that is placed in the dash. HVAC system is now digital and two analog gauges will provide information like speed, and for other important information, there is a driver’s screen.
Push-button start is a standard and dash have some dual-tone treatment where upper section comes in black and lower section in the grey color scheme. Amenities like door handles, air vents and even center console are now in piano-black accents.
2019 Mitsubishi L200 Comes with a several drivetrain options
The 2019 Mitsubishi L200 is available with several drivetrain options. The base choice is a 2.4-liter MIVEC four-cylinder turbodiesel unit with 180 HP and 320 pound-feet of torque. The second choice is a 2.5-liter turbodiesel that can burst up to 176 HP.
The third option is a 2.4-liter gasoline engine that makes 140 HP. All engines are coming with six-speed manual transmission and of course, all-wheel-drive system is available like in almost all of the trucks.
2019 Mitsubishi L200 Price and Release Date
The price of an all-new 2019 Mitsubishi L200 starts at $33,000. That is a higher price than on its biggest competitors Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma.
However, there is still no official announcement about the releasing date from Mitsubishi. However, beginning of 2019 is the most probable date. Same model but under the name “Triton” will hit the dealerships in Europe and Asia in the summer of 2018.