The ideal wedding ring is supposed to cost three months of the man's salary. The average vehicle these days, apparently, costs the average famiily six-and-a-half months' salary. Which is, in real dollars, is about the cheapest they've been since 1980. Our longest relationship didn't last as long as our longest period of vehicle ownership. Meaning? If you're a betting man, ditch the girl and buy an Accord. Otherwise, have fun falling on your face trying.
Cars affordability: Cheapest since 1980 [CNN/Money]