thats not enough. Stuff adds up, food, gas, hanging out with friends, shopping, just living life. Even if you're still living with your parents, you'll find that your money will be quickly depleted. Hopefully you'll have good luck and your car won't give you any problems. Because if it does, then you won't be able to afford it. Say your car doesnt break, then you might be able to barely make it. living pay check to pay check.