Decided you need some wheels and keen to work out what vehicle is right for you or your family? Take our fun quiz to find out!
1 How close to the speed limit do you drive?
A) 5 to 10 km/h under
B) 5 to 10 km/h over
C) Exactly on the limit; rarely under and rarely over
D) 20 to 50 km/h over
2 Do you stop at the lights when they turn yellow?
B) Not if I’m in a hurry
C) Depends how long they’ve been yellow
D) No! The lights should change for me
3 What colour car do you like?
A) Something nice (nothing too bright, nothing too dull)
B) Doesn’t matter, it’ll be covered in dirt soon
C) Anything eye-catching
D) It’s got to be dark to go with the tinted windows
4 What kind of seats do you prefer?
A) Comfortable, stain-proof and easy to vacuum for all those Lego pieces and food scraps
B) Super shock-absorbing – preferably with some hydraulics
C) Anything that doesn’t get too hot parked out in the street
D) Leather – only the finest will do
5 What kind of sound system should be included?
A) Nothing special, it’s just got to be compatible with The Wiggles and “Baby Shark”
B) Not needed; you won’t be able to hear it over adrenalin fuelled yells of appreciation
C) A super sound system that pumps out R&B tunes
D) Something specially installed to bring out the nuances in a Beethoven symphony
Toyota Previa – Family First
You’re after a safe, reliable car that can comfortably fit four energetic kids, their friends and all their paraphernalia but still leave enough luggage room for jaunts over the border. Prices start from $150 a day, or $2,850 per month for yearly rental.
Hyundai Santa Fe – Explorer
You may have a job in the city and do the nine-to-five shuttle, but as soon as you’re out of the office it’s time for an adventure. You need a car that’ll cross deserts and make light work of mud tracks. Prices start from $2,600 a month for yearly rental.
Toyota Vios / Toyota Altis – City Slicker
Quick and nimble, you want a car that can slip into the smallest parking space and be away first at the lights. Prices start from $90 a day, with a special promotion on long-term rental of brand new cars, starting from $1,650/$1,850.
BMW 5 Series/BMW X3 – Executive
Car choice is something your secretary takes care of. You just want something that gets you from one high-powered meeting to the next in comfort and style. Price on application.
For more helpful tips, head to our Living in Singapore section.
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