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How to Beat CarMax Offers and Get More Money Every Time

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If you have a used car to sell, you may have been tempted by one of CarMax’s car buying ads, or driven by one of their 200+ locations across the US. 

Their website boasts instant online cash offers for used cars: just answer some questions, fill out a form, and receive an automated cash offer in your email.

But, if you’re like many of our customers…

That “instant online cash offer” isn’t as high as you’d expected – and certainly not as high as you’d hoped.

How come?

You might wonder how a few drop-downs and checkboxes could generate an accurate value for your vehicle.

The reality is… they can’t.

The BEST way to find the real, highest value of your vehicle is to get assessed by an expert car buyer who can guarantee their highest offer.

What’s wrong with online offers?

Instant Cash Offers (ICOs) are certainly quick and easy ways to generate offers for your vehicle. But in today’s market, “instant” offers leave a LOT of money on the table.  

ICOs work by comparing a few figures about your car (make, model, mileage, and occasionally a self-reported assessment) with “book” and auction values for comparable cars. Since ICOs are automated, they run into a few pitfalls:

  • No negotiation. No ICO will offer to “beat” a previous offer.
  • No accounting for improvements or customization made to your vehicle.
  • No localization. ICOs cannot account for the market unique to your area.

And, the biggest pitfall of all:

  • Instant Cash Offers do not account for supply and demand. Used car values are at record-shattering high prices in 2022. “Book” and auction value data will not reflect this.

CarMax offers reflect what the vehicle is worth for them to resell, not necessarily the highest price in your area. If your vehicle is more than ten years old, has high mileage, or is a model CarMax happens to have plenty of in inventory, those (very common) attributes mean there’s less money in resale value – and those cars get sent to auction in the hope of a quick profit.

How do I find out the real value of my vehicle? 

The resale value of any vehicle isn’t some static data point you can get from a book or spreadsheet.

The unique characteristics of the vehicle, as well as the local market forces, determine the best price you can get for your car. And for that, you NEED local experts. is a local car buying service in Raleigh, North Carolina, serving Raleigh, Wilmington, Fayetteville, and surrounding areas. Our buyers are real experts working in the car buying and selling markets in North Carolina. 

We don’t just buy some cars; if you can pass a safety inspection, we’re interested. Cars over 30 years old, cars with 300,000 miles, or even brand new cars with money owed on the loan: every deal is backed by our More Money Guarantee. buyers are able to beat other offers by an average of $400 simply by taking into account your car’s unique features and the local market forces at play.

Why choose Get400More? 

The buyers at provide the highest possible offer for your car’s make, model, mileage, and unique features; all while taking into account the local car buying market of North Carolina. 

The entire process takes less than thirty minutes. Call (844) 400-6673 to get in touch with one of our experts. We’ll ask a few questions about the vehicle, schedule an appointment to inspect it, and write an offer on the spot. 

We beat Instant Cash Offers – including CarMax offers – by an average of $400.

If you want to know the REAL value of your vehicle, give us a call or text: (844) 400-6673.

Get the highest possible offer: guaranteed. 

Don’t settle for less. Get the highest possible offer on your used car with – guaranteed.