Me And My Car

A driving instructor's ride

Mr Paul Ong says the Accent’s speedometer and tachometer are clearly visible, which is important for student drivers.
Mr Paul Ong says the Accent’s speedometer and tachometer are clearly visible, which is important for student drivers. ST PHOTOS: JASMINE CHOONG
ST PHOTOS: JASMINE CHOONG

Mr Paul Ong bought the Hyundai Accent as it would be easier for his students to handle and park

When Mr Paul Ong went car shopping in April, he wanted to buy a Hyundai Avante sedan but settled for the Accent instead.

The Accent is a smaller car which is easier to handle, Mr Ong says in Mandarin, adding: "It is also easier to park."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 29, 2019, with the headline 'A driving instructor's ride'. Print Edition | Subscribe