In an era where we make so many purchases online, it might seem kosher to buy a car without taking it for a test-drive first. Not so! A car isn’t something that comes off your Amazon wishlist. For most people, a car will be the second-most expensive thing they ever purchase. And you can’t simply return a car that isn’t a perfect fit. The stakes are high, and doing a little legwork is absolutely necessary. Let’s take a look at all the reasons why you absolutely must test-drive a car before driving it home.