Can I Buy A Car While In Bankruptcy? By About Cash Flow Editor | 29 November, 2007 - 12:11 am |18 January, 2013 Personal Bankruptcy Yes, the bankruptcy will not stop you from buying a car. In fact, most people in chapter 13 find a need to replace a car at some point during their case. Face it, cars break down, are damaged in accidents, or become stolen. … More: continued here Bookmark the permalink.