Have your car appraised during your lunch break.

We'll buy your car even if you don't buy ours.®

Sell or trade today in as few as 3 fast, easy, no-hassle steps:

Bring in your car

We'll buy it regardless of make, miles, or condition.

Get your written offer

It's fast, free, and there's no obligation.

Sell us your car

Complete the sale, trade it, or just think it over—your offer is good for 7 days.

How CarMax appraisals are different

  • Fast and free—your appraisal can take as little as 30 minutes and you're welcome to watch while you wait.
  • No obligation—we'll buy your car even if you don't buy ours.
  • No appointment needed—bring your car in for an appraisal any time we're open.
  • Our appraisers—they're specially trained to evaluate the cars we buy.
  • The written offer—it's good for seven days at any CarMax location.
  • Fast payment—if you sell us your car, you'll receive a bank draft on the spot!

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