I need a car but don't have a lot of money...please help!?

I need to buy a car and I can make payments but no one will give me a loan. I have okay credit but some of my credit card bills are high. I make the payments and all but I guess debt is debt. I have yet to talk directly to the dealership about financing but if they tell me no I don't know what to do!! I... show more I need to buy a car and I can make payments but no one will give me a loan. I have okay credit but some of my credit card bills are high. I make the payments and all but I guess debt is debt. I have yet to talk directly to the dealership about financing but if they tell me no I don't know what to do!! I want to by a 2008 Ford Focus and I'm reading they'll take about $3,000 down and the payments are only $169.00 a month...totally do-able. What should my next step be...assuming I can get the down from my grandparents? Please...I've been without a running vehicle for sooo long and I need a car soon. It's almost making me depressed!
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