Used Cars: Should You Buy a Car You Haven't Seen?

Last Updated Dec 13, 2010 6:48 PM EST

You would never buy a used car without kicking the tires, taking it for a spin, and looking for damage, right? Well, if you are looking for a hard-to-find model or you're choosy about color and options, you might consider used cars for sale it. With internet shopping, Carfax-type vehicle records and mobile inspection services, buying a car from far away has become reasonably safe.

Statistics from two of the biggest online auto ad services show that many buyers are venturing far