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MITSUBISHI Triton 2014

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4 Star Driver ProtectionUCSR Logo

Driver Protection rating based on analysis of real world crashes.

Protection for other road users rating:
2 Protection for Other Road Users Rating - Poor



Used Car Safety Report

The Mitsubishi Triton has been awarded a 4 star Driver Protection rating in the latest Used Car Safety Rating (UCSR) report. UCSR are reported annually by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC). Ratings are estimated from data on real crashes reported to police in Australia and New Zealand and provide a very high level of confidence. The UCSR report classifies cars according to where their rating lies in relation to a best performance benchmark. The Driver Protection rating measures the relative safety of cars in preventing serious injury to their own drivers in crashes.

Driver Protection Rating
Rating Result
5 Star Driver Protection Excellent
4 Star Driver Protection Good
3 Star Driver Protection Marginal
2 Star Driver Protection Poor
1 Star Driver Protection Very Poor

The Mitsubishi Triton also received a protection for other road users rating in the UCSR report. The protection for other road users rating indicates the level of protection that a vehicle provides for other unprotected road users (other car drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists) in the event of a crash.

Protection For Other Road Users Rating
Rating Result
Excellent
Good
Marginal
Poor
Very Poor

For further information on the UCSR please click here.

If you would like to view the new car safety rating produced by ANCAP please see the archived report below:



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4 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score25.08out of 37
Frontal Offset test9.08out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)0out of 2
Bonus points0out of 3

The tested model of Mitsubishi Triton was introduced in Australia during 2006. Mitsubishi provided evidence to ANCAP that all variants of the Triton can be expected to provide comparable front occupant protection to the tested 4x4 Dual Cab. This 4-star ANCAP rating applies to all Triton variants built from 2006 (Dual Cab and Single Cab, 4x4 & 4x2).

The Mitsubishi Triton 4x4 scored 9.08 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. Protection from serious leg injury was marginal for the driver. There was a moderate risk of serious chest injury for the driver and passenger.

The vehicle was awarded a default score of 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD) are optional on the base variants. Side airbags, side curtains and electronic stability control (ESC) are available on some variants from October 2009. These are recommended by ANCAP but are not required for the 4-star rating. Pre-tensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.

ANCAP & UCSR Rating Explained
This shows the differences between the rating processes.


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Frontal Offset Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 9.08 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 1.87 pts
Upper Legs 0.99 pts
Lower Legs 2.22 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The clutch pedal moved rearwards by 74mm and downwards 3mm. The steering wheel hub moved forwards 16mm, upwards 49mm and sideways 8mm. The front ("A") pillar moved 53mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash high manual effort was required to open the driver’s door.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. Steering column components were a potential source of injury for the driver's knees. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The side impact test normally used by ANCAP simulates a small car striking the driver's door of the vehicle under test. It is based on a regulation test but the regulation does not apply to vehicles with a high seat height like the Triton. Experience shows that such vehicles can be expected to perform well in this test so ANCAP has decided to award full score for these vehicles instead of conducting a crash test.

The vehicle was not eligible for a Pole Impact Test. This test can earn eligible vehicles an extra two points.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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1-Star Pedestrian Rating

Pedestrian Summary

A separate pedestrian impact test is conducted. This test estimates injuries to pedestrians struck by a vehicle travelling at 40 km/h. The more stars the better (maximum 4 stars).


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
10.9 L/100km 258 g/km 5 /10 8.5 /10 3.5-Star Overall Rating

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