Buying your first car is probably going to be one of the top five most exciting, nerve-wrecking and overwhelming experiences in your life. There's so much research to be done and test cars to be driven, and on top of that, you have to deal with persistent salespeople who will try to squeeze out every dollar from you that they can.
It's important to know which cars you should avoid so you don't waste valuable time on them and instead put your energy toward the ones that are worth buying. TikTok user Jay Thomas (337speed) posted a video breaking down the types of cars you should avoid if you are a first-time buyer. Some of these may surprise you.
We wish we could have had this information sooner! This list of worst first cars includes the Nissan 240SX, the Subaru WRX, the C6 corvette and the Nissan 350Z. Thomas explained that though these cars are cheap, they are old and not made to withstand today's conditions. He even said that some would be dangerous to drive because of how unreliable the build is. So if you see these at a dealership, turn the other way.
The comment section of Thomas' video was full of agreement. "Wasn't lying about that WRX," @kid5ubaru said. "So basically a c6 is too cool to be a first car," @73cuda said.
If this is your first time owning a car, it's better to be safe than sorry. Know the limits of what you can handle and start small. You can always upgrade once you have more experience.