When one thinks of what a constitutes a bargain, it all boils down to value over time, which means the longer something retains its value, the bigger of a bargain it is. This week, your job is to find the best dependable cars on eBay for under a $4,000 budget. Make me proud.

Here are the rules:

  • One entry per post.
  • Cars must have a realistic selling price under $4,000.
  • Cars must be operable/easily restored to running condition.
  • Completed and sold listings can be included.
  • You can add modifications, as long as it doesn’t go over the total budget.
  • Write a short reason why your car is the most dependable car for under $4,000.

Start here and find a car that doesn’t mind being overworked and underpaid, unlike your annoying brother in law.