No one thinks of cars as investments. Financial Advisors especially. They are just trying to get you to waste LESS money, essentially.
For me, I like buying and owning a NEW car because I know it's complete history. I don't smoke and other such things and with my old 89 Shelby, I never even let anyone eat/drink, lean in or on it. I was very stingy with it.
Now, with 3 young kids, I can't be so picky.
The biggest advantage in my mind buying new is some of...