Toyota Hilux Vs Mitsubishi Triton L200


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Here's a quick comparison between the Toyota Hilux and the latest Mitsubishi Triton L200. Both are 2010 model year variants. We like the Hilux but at this point prefer the Nissan Navara or Frontier due to its more comfy ride but both look conservative compared to the latest Mitsubishi Triton L200. Plenty more to say so read on.

There are many factors in choosing the right car and the latest Triton has lots to commend it. In fact in our opinion has virtually everything you'd expect in a car and since this page was been written after the Navara, the Triton is our new favorite.

You should consider these utility vehicles because they are so useful. They have 4wd systems and a reasonable cabin to sit in, enough power to keep you happy, although mainly diesel engines and a tray for all the other stuff.  Combined with tax deductions if used as a commercial vehicle makes it very sensible choice.

Mitsubishi Triton L200
Toyota Hilux

Mitsubishi took quite a risk having a single diesel engine for the entire 4x4 Triton line-up from 2010. There are no other engine options - at least for the Australian market. They have plenty of other engine options for a petrol elsewhere in the world and that's probably the reason it is not as popular as the other models from Toyota.

The new engine is state of the art and on paper produces as much if not more power and torque than the larger engines in the Hilux or Navara... Peak torque of 400Nm comes in at 2000 RPM as well so there is tons of low down go and power up top too!

Clearly Mitsubishi also takes design risks and the Triton L200 is no exception. The design is amazing, exterior wise it looks like a concept car!  Overall we like it - modern and looks cool.

The key selling point on some models was that the Triton can be used as an AWD or rear wheel drive on normal roads. Not many pickup class vehicles have this capability.

Compared to the Hilux the Triton's ride was similarly stiff but I though almost had a sporty edge?  Handling was secure and less body roll. Interior noise, the Triton was probably the same. However the interior also felt smaller and the rear passengers sat noticeably higher than then rest. The interior despite the thin seats felt like a nice place to be due to better materials in obvious locations.  Additional equipment like the terrain computer impresses.

Note that you should always check with your local dealer for correct and up to date specifications and pricing. 


Last known pricing (APPROX)

NOT including on roads, discounts etc...

Toyota Hilux Dual Cab 2WD
2011 FROM $26,990 AUD

Mitsubishi Triton Dual Cab 2WD
2011 FROM $28,900 AUD

Toyota Hilux (4x4 MY2010) Mitsubishi Triton L200 (4x4 MY2010)

1GR-FE (modified)
V6 Petrol
4 Litre (3956cc)
Claimed 175Kw @ 5200RPM
Claimed 376Nm @ 3800RPM (MANUAL)
Claimed 343Nm @ 3800RPM (AUTO)

1KD-FTV (modified)
IL4 DOHC Diesel
Turbo-charged - Intercooler
Direct Injection - Common Rail
3 Litre (2982cc)
Claimed 126Kw @ 3600RPM
Claimed 343Nm @ 1400-3400RPM

2TR-FE (modified)
IL4 Petrol
DOHC 16 valve with VVTi
2.7 Litre (2693cc)
Claimed 116Kw @ 5200RPM
Claimed 240Nm @ 3800RPM

IL4 Petrol
DOHC 16 Valve with EFI
2.4 Litre (2351cc)
Claimed 94Kw @ 5250 RPM
Claimed 194Nm @ 4000 RPM

IL4 Diesel
DOHC 16 Valve with EFI
Direct Injection - Common Rail
Turbo charged with intercooler
2.5 Litre (2477cc)
Claimed 131Kw @ 4000 RPM
Claimed 400Nm @ 2000 RPM (MANUAL)
Claimed 350Nm @ 2000 RPM (AUTO)

1825 - 1905Kg
Towing capacity up to 2250kg
From 1672Kg
Towing capacity up to 1800kg
Fuel capacity & consumption  
Up to 76 litres
IL6 Petrol 13-13.3 lts per 100km
IL4 Diesel 8.2-9.3 lts per 100km
Up to 75 litres
IL4 Petrol 8-9.3 lts per 100km
IL4 Diesel 8-9.3 lts per 100km
Other specifications  
5 or 4 speed Auto
or 5 speed manual
Overall height/ width 1810/1835
Overall length/Wheelbase 5255/3085
Track (front/rear) 1540/1540
Tray L1520mm x W1515mm x D450mm
Total payload capability 1000kg (Approx)
ANCAP safety rating 4/5
5 or 4 speed Auto
or 5 speed manual
Overall height/width 1780/1800
Overall length/Wheelbase 5389/3000
Track (front/rear) 1520/1515
Tray L1505mm x W1470mm x D460mm
Total payload capability 938kg (Approx)
ANCAP safety rating 4/5
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach 30
Departure 23-26
Breakover N/A
Minimum ground clearance 292mm
Water Fording depth 700mm Max
Part-time 4x4
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach xx
Departure xx
Breakover xx
Minimum ground clearance xxxmm
Water Fording depth N/A Max
Part-time 4x4
Performance Performance



2011 FROM $26,990 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing and specials accessories etc...
2011 FROM $28,900 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing and specials accessories etc...

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