Originally Posted by Saul Good
If she's got $2000 to put down, she should just buy a $1500 car and set $500 aside for repairs.
$1500 for a car these days, is almost wasted money.
You can get lucky and find a real gem once in a while, but in most instances they're not even worth driving, just a perpetual drag on the pocketbook.
Its usually better to pony up and get something as new and nice as possible.