Not really, a lot of them were under $1,000 when i was younger and could not afford anything nice. One of them was also given to me, which was an incredible POS. Plus i have been married 25 years, wife needs a car too.9
Damn..... I keep my vehicles as long as I can....especially when I don’t have a car payment to make.
But 20 Cars in 30 years is about 1 New car every year and 3 months.... You are either loaded with $$$ or your throwing away $$$. All financial planners advise to keep cars as long as you can and to put your $$$ in your retirement account rather than throwing it away on your he latest wiz bang new toy that comes along.
You must have $$$ to burn
My DD is 13 years old 190,000k miles and on its 3rd set of tires. But i can see how not thinking of different possibilities would lead you to that conclusion.