Ten Cars You Should Buy After A Divorce

You're single again. Things might get better if you change your car. And there are plenty of choices for the recently divorced, depending on what sort of image you want to put out there for new prospects. It's a whole new world!

10.) Morgan Three-Wheeler


Because when you really want to say, "Screw practicality."

Suggested By: King Ginger Photo Credit: Flickr/harry_nl

9.) Honda Accord

If you're shooting for full custody.

Suggested By: JayDeZ, Photo Credit: Honda

8.) Infiniti G37/Q60 Coupe


Fast enough, enough fun to drive, but says, "I can't afford a BMW" well enough so the other party won't seek anymore spousal support.

Suggested By: Viperfan1, Photo Credit: Infiniti

7.) Fiat 500 Abarth


Or really any hot-ish hatch thing. Looks like you're having fun, but there's just enough space to pick up your kids. And as Jay_Hoff put it:

Also just saying Fernando Alonso and Schumacher have owned one.

Suggested By: Jay_Hoff, Photo Credit: Fiat

6.) A Minivan


But if you want to make people think you're capable of a lasting relationship, this is better.

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5.) Toyobaru


I don't think one of these was the cause of qoncept's divorce. At least I hope not. But hey, when you don't need much of a back seat and you're living on a tighter budget, it's a way to go without being too mid-life crisis-y.

I bought this. No regrets.

Long version: The day she left I test drove an FR-S. Wanted one since I heard Toyota and Subaru were discussing it years earlier. But it was too small and I decided I could never have one. 6 months later and 40lbs lighter I sold my WRX and bought the BRZ.


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4.) A Project Car


You could end up with a lot of time on your hands.

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3.) Mazda Miata


The answer is always Miata. You all know someone's parent who bought one after a split. (Hi, Dad.)

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2.) Chevrolet Corvette


Few cars scream "recently single" quite so loudly

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1.) Pontiac Aztek


Face it, you'll need a place to sleep.


During a divorce one really needs a car which nobody else (besides a few jalops) wants and it also doubles as a place to live in.


Suggested By:DiscoTReK and JayHova, Photo Credit: Pontiac

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