Does CarMax buy old cars?

I’ve got a pretty old beater that I’m trying to get out of my garage. I want to sell but I’m not sure who would actually take it. Would CarMax?

Pat Roache · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Hopefully you can get a good bit of cash off your spring cleaning project! CarMax does buy old cars. In fact, they claim that they will buy any car, regardless of the vehicle’s age or mileage.
CarMax offers are final and valid for seven days, so you won’t be able to negotiate your offer even if you
think your car is worth more
You’ll need the following documents to sell your old car to Carmax:
  • Title
  • Registration
  • The titleholder’s valid state-issued ID
  • All forms of car key
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