Should Lease or Finance a car at 18?

I’m currently 18 about to turn 19 And heading to college. I don’t know if I should lease or finance a cheap car. Something with payments under $200 and I can leave a down payment of $1,300. I currently work a part time job making a little under 500 a month. I need something to get me to work and school (which both... show more I’m currently 18 about to turn 19 And heading to college. I don’t know if I should lease or finance a cheap car. Something with payments under $200 and I can leave a down payment of $1,300. I currently work a part time job making a little under 500 a month. I need something to get me to work and school (which both aren’t far at all). I don’t want to buy a cheap used car off Craigslist or something because I am afraid of it starting to have mechanical issues and not having the money to fix it. Either way I don’t have the money to buy a cheap used up car to begin with anyway.
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