Originally Posted by Dpik
I make about $700 a month
The payment and insurance together would likely be $600-700/mo. That leaves you $0-100 for gas, oil, tires, filters, repairs, traffic violations, hanging out with friends, dates, shopping (music, movies, whatever), etc.
You need to find yourself a beater civic on that kind of budget. You're 16, whatever you get you're going to end up wrapping it around a tree anyway. Wait until you're at least 18 before you get a car you actually care about.