After obtaining one-third of Mitsubishi equity stake in 2016, Nissan has consumed this brand into Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. The alliance’s Vice President – Mr. Kent O’Hara just shared some updates on the next generation of Nissan Navara which is learning certain traits of its pickup counterpart – Mitsubishi Triton.
Mr. O’Hara emphasized some technologies as well as aesthetic traits from Triton gave higher efficiency and better styling impression. That’s why Nissan is trying to adopt those merits for its upcoming Navara in order to reduce the production cost and improve car performance.
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Nissan Nivara will have a few things in common with Mitsubishi Triton
According to the latest car news, both these two pickups will employ the same newly developed platform which evolves from the classical ladder frame chassis of Nissan Navara. However, Nissan child will remain its distinctive features to distinguish itself with Mitsubishi friend.
It is predicted that the all-new Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi Triton will launch their sales in 2023 while facelifted versions of both models will be introduced soon. Particularly, the Triton facelift will come out by the end of this year. In fact, the refreshed Triton 2018 was spied once in Australia with similar fascia to Xpander’s and Eclipse Cross’s. In the meantime, facelifted Navara may be rolled out further, in 2020.
Nissan’s product will still remain its distinctive features
Facelifted versions of Triton and Navara will be released within 2 years
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Know more about Mitsubishi Strada 2023
The Mitsubishi Strada 2023 is a midsize, body-on-frame pickup truck currently available in the Philippine market, and locally, it's passenger non-commercial models are available in six variants. The Mitsubishi Strada's price then ranges from Php 1,320,000 to Php 1,827,000, with the Strada GLS 2.4 4x2 MT as the entry-level trim, and the Strada Athlete 2.4 4x4 AT as the top-spec variant.
Powering the all trims of the Philippine-spec Strada is a 2.4-liter turbodiesel inline-4 engine that's capable of making up to 179 horsepower and 430 Nm of torque. There are two available transmissions for this truck model: a five-speed manual gearbox, and a six-speed automatic tranny. Only the Strada GLS MT and the Strada Athlete comes with a 4x4 drivetrain. The rest meanwhile, uses a 4x2 drivetrain.
Competing against the Mitsubishi Strada in the Philippines is the Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50, Isuzu D-Max, Nissan Navara, among others.
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