CarMax annually wins dozens of national and local awards in communities across the country for being a top used car retailer and great place to work. This list represent awards and recognitions from 2015-2017. Please email pr@carmax.com to obtain a full list of historical awards.

National Workplace

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, FORTUNE magazine, 2005-2017
  • America’s Best Employers, Forbes magazine, 2017
  • Most Valuable Employers for Military®, Recruit Military, 2017
  • Military Friendly® Employer designation, 2016-2017
  • Training Top 125, Training magazine, 2008-2017
  • 15 Best Workplaces in Retail, Fortune magazine, 2015-2016
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, Fortune magazine, 2016
  • 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity,Fortune magazine, 2015
  • 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans, Fortune and Essence magazines, 2015
  • 10 Best Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos, Fortune and People en Español magazines, 2015
  • Corporate Equality Index, 95 percent score in 2017
  • Gallup Great Workplace Award, Gallup, 2015
  • Workforce 100, Workforce magazine, 2015
  • LearningElite, Chief Learning Officer magazine, 2015
  • 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry, Corey Haire, Divisional Vice President, East Coast, Automotive News magazine, 2015

Local Workplace

  • Top Workplaces in the Richmond-Area, Sterling Award, mega-size category, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, #1 rank 2014-2017
  • Top Workplaces in Atlanta, large employer category, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016-2017
  • Great Places to Work in the Richmond Region, Richmond Magazine, Richmond, Virginia, 2017
  • Active RVA Certified, Richmond, Virginia, 2013-2017

Customer Experience & Innovation 

  • CIO 100 Honoree, CIO Magazine, 2017
  • Customer Service Department of the Year, Gold Stevie Winner, The American Business Awards, 2017
  • Large Capital Projects Award, 21st Annual Technology Awards, Richmond Technology Council, Richmond, Virginia, 2016

Philanthropy & Corporate Citizenship

  • America’s Most JUST Company in the Retailing Industry, JUST Capital, 2016
  • RVA’s Top Corporate Donors, Generosity Inc., Richmond BizSense, Richmond, Virginia, 2017

Local Reader-Voted "Best of" Awards:

  • Top Used Car Dealer, Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 2015-2017
  • Best Independent Used Car Dealer, Providence Journal, Providence, Rhode Island, 2017
  • Top Pick Used Car Dealer, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio, 2016
  • Best Used Car Dealer, The Reporter, Vacaville, California, 2016
  • Best Automotive Dealership, The Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee, 2016
  • Best Used Car Dealership, Hoover Sun, Birmingham, Alabama, 2016
  • Favorite Car Dealership, Fredericksburg Parent and Family magazine, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Vehicle, Lillie Suburban Newspapers, Maplewood, Minnesota, 2016
  • Best Used Auto Dealership, Prince William Today, Manassas, Virginia, 2015-2016
  • Best Car Dealership, Richmond Times-Dispatch, 2015-2016
  • Best Local Car Dealer, Washington Family magazine, Washington, D.C, 2015-2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car, CTNow.com, New Haven, Connecticut, 2015-2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Car, Style Weekly, Richmond, Virginia, 2015-2016
  • Best Used Car Dealership, Memphis Flyer, Memphis, Tennessee, 2015-2016
  • Best Used Car Dealership, Free Times, Columbia, South Carolina, 2015-2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car, Charleston City Paper, Charleston, South Carolina, 2015-2016
  • Best Used Car Dealer, Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2015
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car, Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Florida, 2015
  • Best Pre-Owned Car Dealer, The Reader, Omaha, Nebraska, 2015
  • Best Place to Buy a Pre-Owned VehicleLexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, Kentucky, 2015
  • Best Used Car Auto Dealership, Leesburg and Ashburn Today, Leesburg, Virginia, 2015
  • Best Used Car Dealer, Times of Northwest Indiana, Munster, Indiana, 2015
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