Getting started

Our goal is to make the car buying process as painless as possible. Here's a quick overview of the basic steps you can take before you begin the financing process.

  1. Use our online calculators if you'd like a CarMax Payment Estimate.
  2. Perform a car search and select a vehicle.
  3. Call or visit your local CarMax Store.
  4. Gather the proper paper work to bring to the store.

What to bring with you
To complete your transaction, you may be required to provide any or all of the following:

Documentation not listed above may also be required. Your Sales Consultant will be able to tell you what documentation you will actually need.

If you also intend to sell a vehicle to CarMax, please see this What to Bring With You page for more information.

Ask us about financing at CarMax

Our Sales Consultants are happy to answer any questions you might have.

Apply by phone for fast financing decisions.

Call (703) 956-7081

We offer customers a broad credit range of affordable financing options, if approved.