Need help figuring out a car loan please!?

I have about $4000 negative equity from a total loss crash where I got screwed with gap insurance. I was told I need a car with enough value, probably around $15,000 to hide the negative equity. Both my co-signer and I have credit scores just below 600 and I can only afford to pay around $300 a month. I can try for... show more I have about $4000 negative equity from a total loss crash where I got screwed with gap insurance. I was told I need a car with enough value, probably around $15,000 to hide the negative equity. Both my co-signer and I have credit scores just below 600 and I can only afford to pay around $300 a month. I can try for a little more monthly, however it's a stretch. I would like to know what kind of down payment I would need to be able to get myself into a car, or what price range I should be looking at with the amount of negative equity I have?
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