This case (and, optionally, its B case, UVA-F-1885) is designed to be taught in a financial literacy course for non-MBA audiences. It provides the instructor with the opportunity to have the class discuss the basics of car buying, an important financial decision. The instructor can have fun encouraging students to talk about their dream car and helping them live the excitement of thinking about owning it. Important themes covered include the following: - The importance of budgeting. - The need to use financial analysis in making complex decisions. - The importance of maintaining a strong FICO score. - The importance of understanding the motivations of other players in every deal.