All-New Triton Seizes ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards 2024's ‘Best Pickup Truck’ with Maximum Five-Star Safety Rating

Mr. Shigeo Yasuda (right), Senior Vice President, Research & Development Unit, Mitsubishi Motors Thailand recently received the ‘Best Pickup Truck’ award for the All-New Mitsubishi Triton from Mr. Zulhaidi Mohd Jawi (left), Director, Vehicle Safety & Biomechanics Research Centre, Malaysia Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) during the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards 2024 ceremony held at the King Mongkut University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), in the occasion that the All-New Mitsubishi Triton is the first and only pickup truck to achieve a maximum five-star rating of ASEAN NCAP  (New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries) in the current 2021-2025 protocols, a comprehensive safety performance assessment for new vehicles in the ASEAN region.


BANGKOK – June 6, 2024: The All-New Mitsubishi Triton has achieved yet another award, the ‘Best Pickup Truck’ from the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards 2024, emphasizing its best-in-class safety technologies of all model variants by earning a maximum five-star rating in the ASEAN NCAP, a comprehensive safety performance assessment for new vehicles in the ASEAN region. Nominations were based on models assessed within the ASEAN NCAP 2021-2023 assessment period.


Completely redesigned, the All-New Mitsubishi Triton features the innovative and strong “Mega Frame” chassis together with a Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) body which helps to absorb energy and reduce cabin deformation in the event of a crash, in addition to seatbelts with pretensioner and force-limiter and seven SRS airbags*. It also features the Active Stability Control (ASC), Traction Control System (TCL), Active Limited Slip Differential (Brake Control Type) or LSD as well as the Diamond Sense that includes the Forward Collision Mitigation system (FCM) with pedestrian detection.


The ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards is a bi-annual event since 2014 with the objective to commemorate high achievers in the field of vehicle safety in the ASEAN region. It is a part of ASEAN NCAP, an automobile safety rating program covering 10 ASEAN countries. In addition to occupant protection, the program also evaluates collision avoidance performance with vulnerable road users, particularly motorcycles.


Besides, the All-New Mitsubishi Triton has also earned a maximum five-star rating in the 2024 ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program), which evaluates the overall safety performance of new vehicles in Australia and New Zealand, as the first double-cab pickup to receive the highest rating in the current 2023-2025 protocols.


The continual achievement and success have reassured the best-in-class of safety technologies of the All-New Mitsubishi Triton, developed with Mitsubishi Motors-ness to offer fulfilling mobility life that evokes adventure spirits through technical reliability and delivers eco-friendliness, drivability with advanced safety, peace of mind, and comfort.


* Seven SRS airbags are equipped depending on body type and variant.

About Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (MMTh) 

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the largest plant in the MMC group and an export hub to more than 120 countries, is one of Thailand’s leading automotive manufacturers committed to produce and sell a range of vehicles that are eco-friendly, high in quality, performance, safety, comfort, technology, and customer satisfaction. In 2018, MMTH officially opened Education Academy in Pathum Thani and celebrated a total production of six million units at the beginning of 2021. MMTh’s current range of vehicles includes MITSUBISHI TRITON, MITSUBISHI PAJERO SPORT, MITSUBISHI ATTRAGE, MITSUBISHI MIRAGE, MITSUBISHI XPANDER, MITSUBISHI XPANDER CROSS and MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV. To ensure the highest quality, MMTh uses its proving ground in Si Racha, Chonburi to assess products from design and prototype stages to pre-production and commercialization. This ensures customers take delivery of vehicles that are second-to-none in all aspects of quality.  Stay updated with Mitsubishi Motors Thailand:








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