Selling or trading in?
At CarMax, we'll buy your car even if you don't buy ours®. Stop by anytime or make an appointment below.
Tell us about your car, find out instantly if we'll buy it
Get your free offer from CarMax
Leave with payment in hand, apply to trade-in, or take 7 days to think about it.
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When can you come in?
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Your contact information
During your visit you can also:
Sell your car, simply
Come in on your time and leave with payment in hand.
Tell us about your car
Ready to sell? Stop by anytime we're open or schedule your fast, free appraisal in advance.
Get your offer
Our offer is good for 7 days and stays the same whether you trade in or simply sell.
Make your decision
You can take payment, apply to trade-in, or give yourself a week to think about it.
How we determine your offer
Our trained appraisers average more than 5 years experience.
Inside and out, from upholstery wear to frame damage.
Features & options
The packages, features, and options that make your car unique.
Vehicle history report
Servicing and accident records give a good insight into a vehicle's background.
How your car drives
We'll perform a test drive to check things like the brakes and steering.
What you will need to sell or trade in
There are a few items that you'll need no matter where you're located. Requirements for selling your car can vary from state to state, so contact your local CarMax if you have questions about what you'll need to bring with you.
Your car's title or payoff information. All titleholders should be present.
Valid and current vehicle registration. This is to confirm ownership.
Valid state-issued photo ID for all titleholders.
All keys and remotes (if originals are missing, your offer may need to be adjusted).
Questions and answers
Requirements can vary from state to state, but there are a few items you’ll need no matter where you are:
- Your car’s title or payoff information. All titleholders should be present.
- Valid and current registrations
- Valid state-issued photo ID for all title holders.
- All keys and remotes
Receive a written offer good for 7 days
You have a full week to decide whether you apply to trade in or simply sell your car.
Leave with a payment in hand
A bank draft can be issued on the spot if you have the necessary paperwork and accessories with you (e.g. car title, keys, etc.).