I never purchased a used car without seeing it first until recently. I had been searching for the perfect 2011 Mustang GT for quite a while using online car shopping sites, and I always focused on the cars available within a 50-75 mile radius of my home. The CARFAX Report offered by the dealer was always the first thing I reviewed. Since I had no luck finding the car I wanted locally, I expanded my search and found my Mustang at a dealer hundreds of miles away. They did not offer a free CARFAX Report, so I purchased one. The clean CARFAX was one of the key items on my used car purchasing checklist, and without it I never would have made the long-distance purchase.