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Show Of Hands June 12th, 2018 2:08am

Do you plan on buying a new car within the next 12 months?

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JohnMan324 Rock N Roll
06/18/18 6:20 pm

Apparently I was supposed to get one for graduation... guess I’m stuck with my ‘95 Avalon a little while longer

06/12/18 10:01 pm

Don’t plan to. Even if I had to buy a newer car, the dealer/seller would laugh at my credit. I’ve been paying for everything out of pocket for the last 6 years. Had good credit until then. Now have ok credit with no real proof of income.

susanr Colorado
06/12/18 8:23 pm

No. I dn’t plan on buying any car even in the next 12 decades. Not that I’ll be alive then.

06/12/18 6:55 pm

No. I just bought one 2 weeks ago.

gonzoboy Arizona
06/12/18 1:15 pm

No, but I AM interested in seeing what’s gonna be happening with Jeep’s iconic Wrangler. The last JK reportedly left the assembly line at the end of April, and the plant in Toledo is supposedly retooling to produce the new Wrangler JL, and Jeep Wrangler trucks!

DeathSheep Michigan
06/12/18 12:49 pm

Nah, can still get another 5-10 years out of my car easily.

RNJen Bay Area USA
06/12/18 9:39 am

I’m going to keep my paid off car until the wheels fall off and then probably just buy new wheels;)
“wealthy people have assets, poor people just consume” —- written by someone somewhere

moldypipes99 I have antibodies already
06/12/18 8:21 am

My current car has 172,600 miles and is 14 years old. Gotta buy a new one soon.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
06/12/18 7:16 am

If the new nissan frontiers come out I will wait another year and get a used one.

APpolls2K19 Wisconsin
06/12/18 5:18 am

New to me yes. If the poll is asking brand new then no

shiculka transvaccinated
06/12/18 5:08 am

No, I bought one less than a year ago.

Liberty 4,032,064
06/12/18 3:44 am

Probably, though it depends on what kind of year we have.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
06/12/18 3:07 am

I’m good for about 15 years before I’m in the market again. I drive a 5 year old Japanese vehicle.

jbrower157 New York
06/12/18 1:37 am

Bought my truck a year and a half ago. It’s got time. In the middle of buying a boat though

jbrower157 New York
06/12/18 1:40 am

And I never buy new. Best way to throw money away. Gently used.

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
06/12/18 12:02 am

We bought 2 new Mini Coopers in 2017
We’re good for a few years ... 😁

06/12/18 2:56 am

If your lucky

06/12/18 7:21 am

Love my Mini! Sadly my lease is up so turning it in this week.

06/12/18 7:28 am

Once they go bad they go really bad fast

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
06/12/18 7:39 am

I have many friends that have had MINI's fir at least 5 or 6 years and they dont have problems
I understand the early ones were problematic

06/12/18 8:06 am

Maybe that’s what it is

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
06/11/18 10:59 pm

Mrs. Shadow will be getting a new SUV for xmas this year.

I just gotta figure out where to buy those big fucking bows.

My Mom will be receiving my Wife’s 2008 sedan with 50k miles on it for her xmas gift.

Then I can claim Baller status and say I gave two ppl cars the same year.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/12/18 12:12 am

Love it! And love to hear about Mrs Shadow. 😊

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/12/18 12:13 am

PS — no clue where to get those bows. 😕

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
06/12/18 1:45 am

The dealership lent me one of those Big Bows for my wife's Mini
I just returned it the next day ...😁

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
06/12/18 4:15 am

Renting the bow may not be a great idea.

Im planning on banging one out on the hood of that vehicle after giving it to her.

I may not get the deposit back 🤣🤣🤣

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/12/18 5:44 am

Y’all gonna have to climb up on that SUV. Now, there’s a picture, with the big bow and all. 😆

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
06/12/18 6:42 am

They Lent it to money

06/11/18 10:33 pm

No way. I’ve become a regular Lyfter, though. Love not having to worry about gas, insurance, parking, etc.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/12/18 12:23 am

I think you mentioned it in a comment in another poll, but I don’t remember. Not asking specifically, but generally, in what area of the country do you live? Big city, small town?

06/12/18 6:11 am

Portland (Oregon)

PB246 California
06/11/18 10:29 pm

My lease is up next summer. I really like leasing cars and I don’t mind the car payment because I like having a new car every three years.

bkro37 existential crisis
06/11/18 10:16 pm

Who buys New cars? Not people on budgets that's for sure. I'll be buying used, without too many miles or problems, but yeah, new to me I guess.

Liberty 4,032,064
06/12/18 3:48 am

Entrepreneurs and businesses. You can’t depreciate a used car like you can a new one for income tax purposes.

Zach21 California
06/11/18 10:03 pm

I do, actually.

Zach21 California
06/11/18 10:07 pm

Well... not "new" but newer.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/11/18 9:52 pm

My lease is up within the year. I’ll be leasing another one, might just buy it, not sure.

kanji401 SoCal
06/11/18 11:54 pm

You’re throwing your money away if you lease. You have nothing to show for it at the end of the lease.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/12/18 12:11 am

I have a business degree, am well read, and know what I’m doing. It’s my money, so nothing about which you should worry. But, thanks for the info and your concern. 😊

06/12/18 3:27 am

I love leasing! It works for me.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
06/12/18 7:19 am

I plan on leaving in retirement. A new different car every couple years, no worry about maintenance, and will be happy to spend my play money that way

kanji401 SoCal
06/14/18 5:52 pm

Katerina, I have a psych degree vs. your business degree. Ask yourself why you overreacted to my comment and you’re so defensive.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/14/18 7:12 pm

If you think I was defensive and overreacted, you should question your psych degree and your perception of things. I’m not sure why you felt the need to comment on what I do with my money, since it doesn’t concern you. I don’t really care what you think and didn’t ask for your help or opinion on my financial decisions. Carry on! 😊

centexken Republic of Texas
06/11/18 9:45 pm

No, all the new cars I like are north of 50k so I'm thinking about something coming off lease.

Radon Parts Unknown
06/11/18 9:22 pm

Anyone who buys a 2019 car is an idiot. Buy a two year old car if you want a new one so bad. Use that incredible amount of money you saved to help pay off a kids student loans or something. Just don't buy a new car folks. It's a used car the moment you drive it off the lot.

Liberty 4,032,064
06/12/18 3:50 am

Unless you own a business or you’re buying one of the few vehicles that’s cheaper new than <5 years used.

jenkp223 Being a mommy
06/11/18 8:58 pm

Yeah. My little compact car isn’t going to hold a car seat AND a stroller. I’m thinking SUV.

06/11/18 9:58 pm

Me too. In the market for a mid size SUV

06/11/18 11:16 pm

Just bought an Equinox, I love it! If it’s as good as my HHR was, I will be ecstatic. When I traded the HHR it had 289,000 miles on it and all I ever had to replace on the car was the alternator.

jenkp223 Being a mommy
06/12/18 1:58 pm

My husband’s dad used to work for Ford, so I can get a good deal on one. I’m thinking either an Escape or Eco-Sport.

badattitude no place like home
06/11/18 8:55 pm

New. Or new to me. I’m not buying a new car till I’ve saved a million dollars.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
06/11/18 8:53 pm

It’s not in my plans, but I suppose it’s possible.

phalnx Ohio
06/11/18 8:48 pm

Actually probably yes. It's planned for next tax return, but if my old F-150 has another year in her, I'll hold off. After 20 good years, she's earned the right to die with her boots on.

Uman85 Land of Lincoln
06/11/18 8:42 pm

Not new, but used.

EarlyBird Portland
06/11/18 8:01 pm

I’m going to hold off until I can buy a self driving car. Can’t wait!

bkro37 existential crisis
06/11/18 10:19 pm

Haha, I hope one day I can have both an electric self-driving car and a 2005 Lotus Elise with the gas pedal still mechanically coupled lol.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
06/11/18 8:00 pm

Nope. I may buy A car in a few years. I’m not ready for that level of commitment yet.

bnnt Los Angeles
06/11/18 7:52 pm

Just bought one last month - Tesla model 3!⚡️

bkro37 existential crisis
06/11/18 10:19 pm

Damn I'm jelly

06/11/18 11:17 pm

Awesome car!

06/11/18 7:35 pm

New cars are used cars in the making

Liberty 4,032,064
06/12/18 3:44 am

Every car on the road is a used car.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
06/11/18 7:26 pm

2 months ago I ordered Mrs Squid a Volvo XC40. It may not show up for 2 more months. We do have a VIN...and it’s been loaded on a ship.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
06/12/18 12:17 am

Bummer. Usually only takes about 8-10 wks. I bet she’s excited though!

geddy Colorado
06/11/18 7:23 pm

Maybe a used car.

dawl adulting
06/11/18 7:14 pm

No way. Mine will finally be paid off in a few months.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/11/18 7:11 pm

Probably yes, but it’s up to my wife. It’s her car that is next up to be replaced.