Typically you hear that buying a new car is a fools errand due to the immediate depreciation hit. My counter to that is that I drive cars until they are no longer driveable so depreciation doesn't matter. My biggest concern with buying a used car is that I do not trust most folks to have properly cared for their cars. So what if a used car only has 30k miles on it and I save 5k? How badly was it abused during that time? I take really good care of my cars....so buying used seems very risky. Thoughts?