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What should I take into consideration when looking for a car?

I got into an accident last year that totaled the car my parents gave me for college. Now I'm 20, I'm working again and am terrible with saving but I have a little over a thousand saved up. I was looking on ebay motors and classifieds for a car under $3000 that I can get around the time of my birthday(end of july) before the fall semester starts. My credit isn't good at all right now, and I know insurance and maintenance is something I will have to consider as well. I found a 2003 accord at a dealership for $8000 that I could finance if I have to. I would prefer to pay cash with the current job market and my current experience, but if there is no alternative for a decent car I would finance. I have been thinking about going to auto auctions as well, but I would like some opinions on what I should do given the information I gave, thanks!

Asked By: ME2010 - 5/25/2009
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Get a local auto trader from the convenience store. they're free. there will be several cars in your price range. But, have it inspected by a mechanic BEFORE you hand over any money. and make sure the title matches the VIN on either the door post or dash.
Answered By: brian d - 5/25/2009
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Personally I would avoid any online 'site for purchasing a car, unless you can see the vehicle in person B4 the thought of $$ exchanging hands - too many dishonest folks out there. Auctions are not a good idea due to the fact that you don't know what you are buying re: the car history, maintenance, etc. Look at www.... More
Answered By: not 2 B fooled - 5/25/2009
 
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