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Updated by Elizabeth Puckett on Mar 13, 2014
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10 Reasons Why I'll Never Buy Another New Car

There was a recent spike in car sales and I don't understand it. Having a new car would be nice, but there's plenty of reasons I don't want one!

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Car Payments Suck

Car Payments Suck

Any recurring monthly payment is a burden, especially one that could cost $500 and up, no thanks!

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New Cars Lose Their Value Too Quickly

New Cars Lose Their Value Too Quickly

Oh, it just lost $3,000 in value when I drove off the lot? Awesome! Not...

6

I Love My Car!

I Love My Car!

Even if I wanted another one, I couldn't find one I'd love as much. So many memories!

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I Don't Stress As Much Over People Dinging It With Their Doors

I Don't Stress As Much Over People Dinging It With Their Doors

If I bought a new car, I would have to go through the stress of waiting for that first scratch or ding again. Not that I don't care now, but I know that it's going to be OK if a buggy rolls into my door every now and then.

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Too Many Used Car Sales

Too Many Used Car Sales

It's easier to find a used car than a new one. For as many car dealers in America, there are at least many used car dealerships and private resellers.

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I Hate Doing Paperwork!

I Hate Doing Paperwork!

Maybe it's because my handwriting is terrifying, but I can't stand paperwork -- and when you buy a car you fill out so much of it!

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SInce I Don't Want to Buy a New Car, I'll Never Have to Deal with Another Car Salesmen!

SInce I Don't Want to Buy a New Car, I'll Never Have to Deal with Another Car Salesmen!

Those people won't even let me get out of my current car before hounding me with "help".

7

Full Coverage Auto Insurance is Too Expensive!

Full Coverage Auto Insurance is Too Expensive!

I had an insurance payment at one point that was as much as my monthly car payment because the bank required full coverage, never again!

5

With a Little Maintenance and Wrench Turning, Cars Last a Very Long Time

With a Little Maintenance and Wrench Turning, Cars Last a Very Long Time

It doesn't take that much to keep a car in good condition. If you want a car to last a long time, replace parts when they break before the problem gets out of hand. Also, keep up with routine maintenance.

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I Don't Want to Void Another Warranty I Paid Extra For...

I Don't Want to Void Another Warranty I Paid Extra For...

I paid a couple thousand extra for a warranty I never used -- I also voided the warranty pretty quickly, so I wouldn't have been able to take advantage of it I needed to...worst money spent, hands down.

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Repairs Are More Expensive on New Cars

Repairs Are More Expensive on New Cars

I can't explain why, but the cost of even having my oil changed has gone down as my car ages.