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Would you ever pay $800 a month for a car payment?

Because that's what an SUV costs. Isn't that excessive? When did things get so high or am I out of it?

Wed. Mar 26, 12:59pm

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Unless I'm going to pay off a car in 2 years and that's the cost to do it - no way I pay that much.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 1:16 PM

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I lease a Toyota Highlander for $290 - not $800. My sister just leased a Ford Expidition for about the same. Maybe it just varies state by state and lease vs. buy? I would pay $800 a month for an AMAZING hybrid luxury SUV (It would have to have all the bells and whistles)...if I were so rich money wasn't an issue. :) Unfortunately that won't be happening any time soon.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 1:27 PM

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 4:41 PM

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You don't have to pay that much. It depends on how much money you have to put down and/or trade in value. Also depends on your credit rating. I recently purchased a used 2004 Nissan Pathfinder that is loaded, leather, 6CD player, all powers, etc and only 17K miles. Got it for $18.5K. I did take the 6 year option (probably not the best idea, but wanted to keep my payment low). I did not put a penny down, not even for taxes or tags, and my payments are 328 per month.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 4:45 PM

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Maybe try a different dealer or financing company.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 4:45 PM

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I'm thinking that if you could actually afford to get this car the monthly payment wouldn't be an issue.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 5:14 PM

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i pay $430 a month for my SUV with all the bells and whistles.... bought it brand new in 2005, ford escape. but i did finance it for 6 years to lower the payment, with perfect credit and 0 down.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 6:25 PM

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I think that is too much, no matter how much you make

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 6:37 PM

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My house payment isn't much more than that, NO WAY would I pay any where near that.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 10:20 PM

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Hmmmm - SUV or college education.... OH! I just can't decide!
(my degree cost about half that)

Thursday, March 27, 2008, 12:23 AM

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