Can I afford this car?

This is just hypothetical, but I want to get a car. Let’s say it’s a 2003 Nissan Altima at a cost of $1500. And let’s also say that I have $1500 to spend. I have bills and stuff to pay so my take home amount is about $900 - $1000 a month (this includes money I put into my savings). Should I save up more or do you... show more This is just hypothetical, but I want to get a car. Let’s say it’s a 2003 Nissan Altima at a cost of $1500. And let’s also say that I have $1500 to spend. I have bills and stuff to pay so my take home amount is about $900 - $1000 a month (this includes money I put into my savings). Should I save up more or do you think it’s possible to afford a car under these circumstances?
Update: Thanks for your answers. Of course I took insurance and gas I to account but it’s always good to ask for some advice. Now my other question is, how much should I save in relation to the cost of the vehicle?
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