Ute Reviews

Triton Ute claims mislead purchaser | TRANSPORT NEWS

MITSUBISHI Motors Australia (MMAL) has lost a claim by the owner of a Triton ute that the fuel label on his vehicle was misleading and deceptive, in a case that has implications across the industry, reports motor industry newsletter GoAutoNews. The crux of the case was that the buyer wanted better fuel economy than his 2008 Triton and that the ...

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X-Clusivity joins X-Class Line-Up | TRANSPORT NEWS – Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute

Following the release of the new X 350 d 4MATIC X-Class model in December last year, Mercedes-Benz has announced a limited edition variant called The Edition 1. Available in three different colours, kabara black, bering white or rock grey. For the exterior parts, black is the order of the day: boasting a black centrally positioned star and twin-louvre radiator grill, ...

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Ford proves two turbos are better than one

RANGER BI-TURBO | UTE REVIEW -Ford proves two turbos are better than one

In a segment awash with four-cylinder turbo-diesels, the arrival of the new Ford Ranger with an in-line five-cylinder turbo-diesel was a welcome change in 2011. This venerable five-cylinder has served well in the Ranger, which ranks consistently at the top of Ford’s sales chart, thousands of units ahead of the second-placed Mustang. The bigger five-cylinder engine remains, offered in six-speed ...

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BLACK MAGIC | UTE REVIEW – RAM 1500

Henry Ford set the trend with black paint for the Model T, with RAM continuing with the same thought process for the 1500 Black Pack It’s probably the least practical colour for any vehicle in Australia. But for those who appreciate its visual presence on the road, aligned with class-leading towing ability, the 1500 RAM Black Pack is the pick ...

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PEAK POWER | UTE REVIEW – VW Amarok

VW’s Amarok adds horsepower, but does it add appeal? – Words by Stuart Martin. Horsepower wars killed the Phase IV Ford Falcon and a few other projects at Holden and Chrysler, and now the punch-up is on in the dual-cab ute segment. In the Euro/Japanese ute debate, it’s an all-German brawl this time as Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz trade V6 salvos, ...

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“BGC’s endorsement of the Triton is recognition that Mitsubishi is leading the market in fleet suitability, and especially in driver preference.”

THE TRITON GAME PLAN | UTE REVIEW – Mitsubishi Triton

Big deals at the top end of town – Words by Neil Dowling THE multi-million-dollar contract for about 540 vehicles awarded to Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd (MMAL) by one of Australia’s biggest construction and building companies, WA-based BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd, represents first blood for the new Triton dual-cab ute. The deal includes about 340 Tritons, with the remainder made ...

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A new look for Mitsubishi’s Triton

MID-FIELD PLAYER | UTE REVIEW – Mitsubishi Triton

A new look for Mitsubishi’s Triton – Words by Stuart Martin. The top-selling Mitsubishi so far this year sports a new face and upgraded safety features, in the latest incarnation of the Triton nameplate that stretches back more than four decades. Production has topped more than 4.7 million in that time, and, so far this year, sales volumes show no ...

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Neil Dowling asks whether the latest upgrades to the Isuzu D-MAX range are enough to keep the seven-year-old ute competitive

A Little Change Goes a Long Way | UTE REVIEW – Isuzu D-Max

Neil Dowling asks whether the latest upgrades to the Isuzu D-MAX range are enough to keep the seven-year-old ute competitive In a market in which dual-cab utes and SUVs are the undoubted kings of the road, any such new announcement turns a head. Which prompts the question: Does the updated 2019 model year Isuzu Ute range have the potential to ...

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RANGER Bi-Turbo | Ute Review -Ford Ranger

Ford proves two turbos are better than one – Words by Stuart Martin In a segment awash with four-cylinder turbo-diesels, the arrival of the new Ford Ranger with an in-line five-cylinder turbo-diesel was a welcome change in 2011. This venerable five-cylinder has served well in the Ranger, which ranks consistently at the top of Ford’s sales chart, thousands of units ...

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I came, I Saw, I Ventured | UTE Review -Trekking in the Blue Mountains with the I-Venture Club

Trekking in the Blue Mountains with the I-Venture Club. Isuzu D-MAX ute and MU-X buyers are special. So special in fact that Isuzu Ute Australia runs a special fun-filled escape adventure in different areas of the country where owners gain expert tuition in how to get the best from their vehicles when travelling off the bitumen. Isuzu’s determination to provide ...

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