2016 Honda Accord, 2016 Toyota Camry, 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2016 Ford F-150. Cars are a status symbol. Car companies like Ford and General Motors are looked at as the backbone of America. They are such a backbone that the United States bailed them out during the “Great Recession.” Majority of Americans have cars. Some have cars to get from point A to point B, and others have cars for another reason. That other reason keeps that person in debt for their entire life. I am sure you are saying to yourself that is not true. Well lets take a look at car purchases. When a person buys a new car the mentality is usually not about getting to work and back. It is about having a nice looking car.