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Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has apparently begun handing out brochures of the updated 2016 Mitsubishi Triton VGT – reader Raja Rizal has sent us photos of the flyer he received from a roadshow in Penang, which details some of the changes coming to the pick-up truck.

Biggest change is the all-new Euro 5-compliant 2.4 litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine, replacing an updated version of the carryover 2.5 litre mill. The latter was used since the Triton’s launch last year, because our then-Euro 2M diesel quality was not ideal to be used with the new “Clean Diesel” engine – which was already offered on Thai-market at the time.

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The change has likely been brought on because there is an increasing amount of stations in Malaysia now offering Euro 5 diesel. Outputs have swelled by 3 PS and 30 Nm to 181 PS and 430 Nm of torque, and improvements in refinement and fuel consumption have also been touted. The existing transmission options of either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic are likely to soldier on.

The only other revision is minor, with the mid-spec VGT model getting the range-topping Adventure’s bi-xenon headlights to replace the current halogen reflectors. There are other changes coming to the Adventure too – spyshots have caught the car with the new Impulse Blue paint and elaborate 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels that were shown on the Triton Plus Special Edition at the Bangkok Motor Show this year.

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The updated Mitsubishi Triton VGT Adventure spied with the new paint and wheels

It is unknown whether other changes that were incorporated in a running update in Thailand this year will be added to the Malaysian-market models. These include a tilt- and telescopic-adjustable steering wheel on all models, a second 12 V socket at the rear and a new four-spoke steering wheel from the Pajero Sport on higher-end GLS LTD models.

The range-topping Double Cab 4×4 GLS LTD 5AT also received the Pajero Sport’s Super Select 4WD II system, as well as seven airbags to go with the existing Active Stability and Traction Control offered.

GALLERY: 2016 Mitsubishi Triton Plus Special Edition, Thai-spec