Quick Answer: Does CarMax Give More Than Trade In Value?

Does CarMax give good trade in value?

CarMax can evaluate trade-ins for free and make you an offer that is good for seven days.

The best advice about trading in your car is to avoid it.

That’s a $1,500 difference, but the gap could be bigger because many dealers don’t offer the full Kelley Blue Book trade-in value.

How can I get the most for my trade in?

Follow these steps to get the best price possible on your trade-in.

  • Find the trade-in price. Use online pricing guides to see what your trade-in should be worth.
  • Give your car curb appeal.
  • Shop your trade-in.
  • Negotiate the trade-in price separately.
  • Review the trade-in price in the contract.

Does CarMax give good appraisals?

Many of our customers come to CarMax for an appraisal as a starting point. “One reason our appraisal offers are good for seven days is because we know our customers may want to ‘shop around’ and compare other offers to ours,” says Marcey. “And that’s okay!”

Does CarMax offer close to KBB?

Mileage: CarMax does not retail cars with over 130,000 miles. This means your vehicle will go to wholesale auction, and CarMax generally makes very little on these. In fact, appraisers are judged based on how accurate their offers are (read, close to as fair as possible).