Buying a car in St. Kitts Purchasing a vehicle in St. Kitts is not easy, but with armed with some basic knowledge, some hard work and searching will get you a... somewhat ok car. Photo credit: retromo The very first thing you should do is read a previous VIP's detailed article about his car purchasing experience . This was written in 2012, but it still extremely relevant. You should also read the Ross University page about vehicles and driving . Budget and Price Ranges There are 4 major price ranges: $3,000-$5,000 USD: Average "island car" - More than 10 years old, many "island quirks" $5,000-$7,000 USD: Average "island SUV" - More than 10 years old, many "island quirks" $7,000-$10,000 USD: Good vehicle - Still more than 10 years old, but only a few minor quirks over $10,000 USD: In this price range, you start to find newer vehicles that might pass for a reasonable used car in the United States Car or SUV?