Most Americans Can No Longer Afford New Cars

Solve the global warming hoax the easy way … A 2011 study found that Obama’s green mandate will add $10,000 to the price of new cars, and eliminate 260,000 jobs. Just make cars too expensive to buy.

A majority of middle class Americans can no longer afford a new car.

CNBC reported

Looking to buy a new car, truck or crossover? You may find it more difficult to stretch the household budget than you expected, according to a new study that finds median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford the typical new vehicle.

The typical new vehicle is now more expensive than ever, averaging $30,500 in 2012, according to TrueCar.com data, and heading up again as makers curb the incentives that helped make their products more affordable during the recession when they were desperate for sales.

According to the 2013 Car Affordability Study by Interest.com, only in Washington could the typical household swing the payments, the median income there running $86,680 a year. At the other extreme, Tampa, Fla., was at the bottom of the 25 large cities included in the study, with a median household income of $43,832.

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