Esperance couple love their Triton


Esperance farmer - and lucky _Countryman _ reader - Leslie Campbell picked up his new Mitsubishi Triton at the local Mitsubishi dealership this month.

The retired mechanic turned hobby farmer was working in the garden when he received the big news that he'd won _Countryman _'s 'Win a Triton' competition, held earlier this year.

He thought the man at the other end of the phone, _Countryman _ business development manager Darren Nicholls, was a mate "yanking his chain", but Mr Nicholls assured him the news was legitimate.

Mr Campbell does not usually enter competitions, but when he came across _Countryman _'s Triton competition, he saw it as an opportunity to replace his wife's Kia Sportage.

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"I don't subscribe to _Countryman _ but I get it every week, because there are often people we know in the paper," he said. "I'm thinking of replacing my wife's car but I haven't given the Triton to her just yet."

Mrs Campbell was said to be happy with the win nonetheless.

Enjoying his new ride, Mr Campbell commented on the excellent fuel economy and the spacious dual cab. With safety features like traction control and active stability as well as work ute specific features, the Mitsubishi Triton is a favourite among farmers across the nation.

"We launched the Triton using the _Countryman _promotion at the beginning of the year and the ute has been selling very well since the campaign," Mitsubishi regional manager Gavin Walton said.

"The side steps, alloys, fuel economy and powerful towing capacity along with a good warranty and safety design make it a great value package."

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