Vicki Murphy, Nissan Australia’s western regional manager, hands over the keys to the Stoute family.

Melbourne, Australia (23 March, 2018) - A Perth family of five has won a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder as part of a Nissan Australia social media competition.

Open to Western Australian residents, the competition required entrants to explain in 35 words or less, what their favourite feature of the Nissan Pathfinder is and why.

With hundreds of entries, it was Jason Stoute, from the inner city suburb of Bayswater, whose poetic response impressed the judges.

He wrote: “With three boys, we need comfort times seven. Add a few mates, sports equipment, that extra space is heaven! Also great for furniture shopping and weekends away. Perfectly designed for our family adventures and play!

”Standing out above the rest, the Stoute family won a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder ST petrol 2WD, including 12 months of registration and compulsory third party insurance, and all other on road and dealer costs.

Collecting his prized vehicle from Morley City Nissan – his local dealership - Jason was excited to win a Pathfinder.

Jason Stoute getting the keys to his new Nissan Pathfinder

“I was in shock when I was told I’d won, it’s obviously something out of the blue, to win a Pathfinder is amazing, I couldn’t quite believe it, still can’t,” said Jason Stoute.

“We do a lot of camping so having the space with three young boys is great for us.

“We are planning on a lot of camping this year, and will try to head away when we can. I can also use it for work, it is our perfect vehicle.”

Nissan Australia was delighted to present the keys to the Stoute family.

“Congratulations to Jason and his family on winning a new Nissan Pathfinder,” said Vicki Murphy, Nissan Australia’s western regional manager.

"Considerable thought went into his answer and the judges were very impressed with his creative response.The Pathfinder has a significant amount of space, and is the perfect vehicle for active families of five. I’m confident that the Pathfinder will meet all of their needs and that many years of great memories will be created.”

Vicki Murphy, Nissan Australia’s western regional manager, hands over the keys to Jason Stoute

Vicki Murphy, Nissan Australia’s western regional manager, hands over the keys to Jason Stoute

The seven-seat Nissan Pathfinder comes in three grades, the entry ST, the mid-spec ST-L and the range-topping Ti.

Boasting a powerful 3.5 litre V6 petrol engine, it has 202kW of power and 340Nm of torque and is fitted exclusively with an Xtronic Continuously Variable transmission, with a choice of two-wheel or four-wheel drive. Fuel economy figures start from 9.9 litre per 100 kilometres*. There is also a hybrid option featuring a supercharged 2.5 Litre petrol engine paired with a 15km electric motor with 188kW of power and 330Nm of torque available.

The perfect family car, the Pathfinder stores 2,260 litres of rear cargo - with all seats folded - and comes with an assortment of active safety technologies. Grade dependent, safety includes Intelligent Emergency Braking with Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and there are also ISOFix points in the second row.

With Bluetooth® handsfree phone system and audio streaming with voice recognition, iPod® compatible USB points, a rear view camera with predictive path technology, rear parking sensors and an 8 inch touch screen colour display and more, the Pathfinder is tech heavy.

Available in seven contemporary colours, there are three interior trim options offered.

For more information, or finance, visit your local Nissan Dealership or

*Figures tested in accordance with ADR81/02 (combined test). Figures stated for the purposes of comparison amongst vehicles only. It is unlikely that this fuel consumption figure will be achieved in real world driving conditions. Actual fuel consumption depends on factors such as traffic conditions, vehicle condition, how you drive and any accessories fitted.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2016, the company sold 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating revenues of 11.72 trillion yen. In fiscal 2017, the company embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year plan targeting a 30% increase in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by the end of fiscal 2022, along with cumulative free cash flow of 2.5 trillion yen. As part of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, the company plans to extend its leadership in electric vehicles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania;Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a global workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is today the world’s largest automotive partnership, with combined sales of more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.


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