Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Recognized with Four ‘Car of the Year 2024’ Awards from Grand Prix International

BANGKOK – March 14, 2024: Mitsubishi Motors Thailand recently achieved four Car of the Year 2024 awards from Grand Prix International Public Co., Ltd., In recognition of its commitment to product quality and performance. The award-winning models include:

  • Mitsubishi XPANDER CROSS : Best Mini MPV
  • All-New Mitsubishi Triton Mega Cab : Best 2WD Pickup under 2,500 cc
  • All-New Mitsubishi Triton ATHLETE 4WD : Best 4WD Pickup under 2,500 cc
  • Mitsubishi XPANDER : The Most Valuable Mini MPV

Mr. Ryoichi Inaba, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. said, “We are very proud that the All-New Mitsubishi Triton and XPANDER are recognized as the best in their categories. Thank you Grand Prix International for the recognition. The awards prove we are on the right track with our product lineup. It will encourage us to continue to deliver the best products, quality, performance, and service to meet our customers’ needs and lifestyles. This is driven by our Mitsubishi Motors-ness philosophy that promises robust performance, safety, comfort, and durability for all drivers.”

As the Best Mini MPV, the 7-seater “Mitsubishi XPANDER CROSS” features a more premium yet sporty design for active drivers who love adventures and the outdoors, perfectly combined with comfort and convenience of a 7-seater. The addition of Active Yaw Control (AYC) provides above-class safety, security, and comfort in all weather and road conditions. The premium and spacious interior is matched with class-leading styling, comfort, and drivability.

Meanwhile, the Most Valuable MPV seven-seat crossover as “Mitsubishi XPANDER” will appeal to modern families who require a spacious, premium seven-seat multi-purpose vehicle that encompasses superior drivability, great suspension, maximum cabin comfort, and optimum utility thanks to flexible, foldable seven seats which can be configured to suit a variety of needs. It now comes with full features, enhancing convenience and safety, including LED headlights with Auto Lighting Control, Auto Rain-Sensing Wiper, Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror and PM 2.5 air filter.

On the other end of the spectrum is the All-New Mitsubishi Triton Mega Cab. Recognized as the “Best 2WD Pickup under 2,500 cc”, its interior, exterior, chassis and engine have been fully redesigned. The larger body now features a newly-developed 2.4L clean diesel ‘4N16’ engine while returning cleaner environmental output. The chassis, suspension and other components are also reengineered to provide superior load capacity as well as road performance.

The top-of-the-range All-New Mitsubishi Triton ATHLETE 4WD which was recognized as the “Best 4WD Pickup under 2,500 cc” features an even more impressive list of technologies. Starting with the powerful Hyper Power X2 engine, it also features Mitsubishi Motors' Super Select 4WD II system with a Full-time 4H system that allows seamless switching from 2H to 4H even when driving at high speeds (Shift-on-the-Fly capability), Active Yaw Control (AYC), Electric Power Steering (EPS), and seven drive modes. The Diamond Sense with Adaptive Cruise Control active safety system also comes as standard, while vehicle status can be monitored in real-time via Mitsubishi Connect. The interior delivers the utmost comfort and luxury with high-quality materials, heightening driving experience to rival those of imported premium SUVs.

The award-winning models, as well as other models in the lineup can be viewed and experienced at Mitsubishi Motors Thailand's booth A9, at the 45th Bangkok International Motor Show 2024, Challenger Hall 1–3, Muang Thong Thani. For more details and test drives please visit or contact Mitsubishi Call Center at 02-079-9500. Customers can also stay updated by following Mitsubishi Motors Thailand's Facebook fan page at

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.

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