Smaller-sized pickup trucks are experiencing the Renaissance in the United States right now, which is a reason more why we expect more available models in the coming years. Mitsubishi’s pickup truck, for example, is absent over 20 years and they are preparing certain changes for their Triton workhorse as we speak. Even though it’s totally covered with camouflage, the vehicle is reportedly receiving just a mid-cycle update. This means that the refreshed 2019 Mitsubishi L200 (Triton) has pretty week chances to come in North America right away. Instead, the Japanese automaker may try that when the sixth-gen model arrives in some three years from now.
The exterior changes are mostly hiding beneath the camouflage, so we are still unable to see the exact details of the refreshed truck. Still, it’s pretty obvious that the 2019 Mitsubishi L200 is going get a totally new front end which includes a more aggressive hood and completely new face. Up front, the workhorse hosts a quartet of new lights. More precisely, in place of previous large and bulky lamps, the updated Triton is receiving a set of slim headlights and another pair of light below. In addition, there is new and narrower grille, as well as a slightly restyled front bumper. Around back, the 2019 Triton seems to have new taillights and bumper. The bumper is not just smaller, but also more integrated into the bed, which makes the rear somehow more attractive.
There’s nothing official regarding the powertrain of the truck at the moment, but we think that the carmaker prepares certain improvements. More precisely, the 2019 Mitsubishi L200 will most likely use the existing, yet updated 2.4-litre MIVEC diesel unit with more power and better fuel economy. A choice of 6-speed manual or 5-speed paddle shift auto gearboxes will, on the other hand, come untouched.
Mitsubishi will not skip the chance to update the cabin, too. Plus, we expect some new tech and updated safety kit.