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Rainey October 28th, 2013 8:47pm

Was your first car a gift or did you buy it yourself?

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10/28/13 6:40 pm

my sister and I share a car. She payed 1/3, I payed 1/3, my parents payed 1/3

Dannysgirl618 Minot AFB
10/28/13 6:39 pm

My first car was already paid for haha. I miss it so much but it won't do good out here in the feet of snow we get. Lol :(

Ghostreconss mars
10/28/13 3:20 pm

Neither. I don't have a car, but I will have to buy it myself.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
10/28/13 3:04 pm

First two were gifts. 1st from my parents & 2nd from my grandparents; Both were used. I bought my third car, which was also used. I also bought my my fourth (current) vehicle. It was new. In the state of Alabama, you must be 19 to buy a car.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
10/28/13 3:05 pm

I assume that is still the law. I had to prove my age to buy my cars. The first guy thought I was too young.

Rainey 633 Stag Trail Road
10/28/13 2:49 pm

My first car was a gift but my family stole it out from under me so my next car I bought myself

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
10/28/13 2:44 pm

I bought it, but in all grandfather did loan me half the $ at 12% interest. I did pay him off in full...with the requisite amount of guilt and gratitude thrown in. The next 40 cars involved no family.

jvc1133 61535
10/28/13 2:27 pm

Lot of cars I bought them all

twss trump is a garbage human
10/28/13 2:17 pm

First car was a gift...a 1983 Cadillac Eldorado. Imagine a 16 year old white girl driving around in that. I told my dad that I had to have a black car with 2 doors, not 4. I should have specified that it not be a boat, but I really loved that car.

KudosToYou California
10/28/13 2:17 pm

It will be all me. For now, public transport is enough.

Marley43 Chocolate Town, USA
10/28/13 2:09 pm

My parents put $1000 towards it for my birthday, but I paid the remaining $1600.

SaintAnger sumkindamonster
10/28/13 1:57 pm

I just got my first car a month ago. Before that, I had been using one of my moms. I'm paying $233/month.

violence Pretty hate machine
10/28/13 1:56 pm

I paid for my first car by myself. It was a total POS that I paid $400 for. Complete rust bucket, almost as old as I was.

cpaswr just say the letters
10/28/13 9:12 pm

Want to compare? My first car was a 1979 Chevy Monza that I paid just under $600. Had to have some work done on it to get it to run properly. I drove it for 3 years before selling it to my sister for $300. She drove it for another 2-3 years.

violence Pretty hate machine
10/28/13 9:18 pm

Mine was an '89 Toyota Celica. The suspension was totally useless, so every time you hot a pothole it would bottom out and you'd hear the body scraping against the tires and road.

violence Pretty hate machine
10/28/13 9:19 pm

It was stolen after I'd had it for about six months, and they rolled it about half a dozen times through a field.

FollowYourBliss Never Happy, Ever After
10/28/13 1:53 pm

4500 dollar paid in cash, paid for by me. All while working for $7.25/hr part time in high school. I'm a good saver :)

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/28/13 1:53 pm

Well... I'm very thankful.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/28/13 1:51 pm

I bought it myself with partial help from a loan from my parents. Which I paid back. I would not have bought that car or taken that loan if my dad had not insisted. I take no credit for that poor choice of horrible, horrible car.

JiveYoungKing The Banter Boy
10/28/13 1:50 pm

These '93 feet (Made in America) were a gift. I've put many, many miles on them and they're yet to fail me.