Originally Posted by Alex07M3
I don't see the financial difference between paying the car before buying the s/c or buying the s/c after the car is paid but I see a big difference in having the s/c right now instead of in 3 years!! Carpe diem my friend!!
From a monetary standpoint, the OP probably has a low rate so it probably won't make that much of a difference in the end.
I agree with others though, if you want to save money, you can always go used.