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We beat CARMAX in 9 ways that are important to you. CARMAX is a registered trademark of Carmax, Inc.

Lower Prices/Same Cars. Our prices average about $1500 less than Carmax. We aquire our inventory from the exact same places that Carmax does. To prove that our prices are lower, we select cars at random from time to time and compare their prices to ours.

Better Warranty. Carmax warranty is 90 days or 4000 miles  Sound Auto Wholesalers is 90 days or 5000 miles.

More for Your Trade. We invite you to get an appraisal from Carmax.  We'll give you at least $500 more.  We'll buy your car even if you don't buy ours.

Less Expensive Service Contracts. We offer extended service contracts that are more comprehensive and less expensive than those offered by Carmax

If You Finance our Interest Rates are Lower.  As low as 2.99% APR - for up to 72 months for qualified buyers. Financing is available no matter your past credit history.  Interest rates may vary depending on your credit.  Final decision on credit is made our participating lenders.

Carmax does not list their cars on the most popular websites like CarGurus and Cars.com. By doing so their prices would be evaluated and compared to like cars in the market which earn the desigations Good Deal or Great Deal.  Carmax prices are so high that they would most certainley appear overpriced in comparison.

The technicians that prepare your Sound Auto Wholesalers vehicle for delivery are ASE Certified.  Carmax hires technicians that do not have this certification. To view our comprehensive pre-delivery check list click here.

We Do Not Buy Cars from Rental Companies. Many Carmax cars are former rentals purchased from Enterprise and other rental companies.

Higher Customer Satisfaction Ratings than Carmax by All Major Rating Services. Including Google, Cars.com, CarGurus, Yelp and others. 

We Use CARFAX.  Carmax Uses AutoCheck. According to Edmunds, CARFAX is more reliable. CARFAX reports are FREE at Sound Auto Wholesalers.

"I went to Carmax, but then I found a similar car at Sound Auto Wholesalers with less mileage and more equipment and saved $1560, very satisfied" - Review from Actual Customer

Dan Merriam's Sound Auto Wholesalers is Locally Owned. You Get Personal Attention from professionals in direct contact with the owner, in a No-Pressure Environment.  We OutMAX the Big Box Retailer competition. David vs. Goliath.  We are A+ Rated by the Better Business Bureau

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