How We Beat Carmax and Carvana.


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Carmax is a registered trademark of Carmax, Inc.  Carvana is a registered trademark of Carvana, Inc.

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Lower Prices.  Our prices average about $1500 less than Carmax and Carvana. We aquire our inventory from the exact same places. 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 Carvana's warranty is 100 days or 4189 miles. Sound Auto Wholesalers is 100 days or 5000 miles.  In addition at Sound Wholesalers you get a FREE Lifetime Powertrain Warranty for unlimited mileage and no deductible (click here for details)

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

Less Expensive Service Contracts. Our service contracts are more comprehensive and less expensive than those offered by Carmax or Carvana.

Lower Interest Rates.  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.  No payments for 90 days through Ally Bank.

ASE Certified Technicians.  The technicians that prepare your vehicle for delivery are ASE Certified.  Carmax and Cavana hire technicians that do not have this important certification. To view our comprehensive pre-delivery check list click here.

No Former Rental Cars.  Many Carmax and Carvana cars are former rentals purchased from Enterprise and other rental companies.

Higher Ratings. Including Google, Cars.com, CarGurus, Yelp and others. 

Test Drive BEFORE YOU BUY.  Every used car is different and you'll hopefully own it for a long time.  It is highly recommended that you test drive before you buy to make sure you are comfortable with the vehicle in every way.

"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

"We had a vehicle delivered on February 15th.  It was falsley advertised as an automatic transmission, and when it arrived it was manual transmission.  There was also a crack in the windsheilds & the airbag light was on......." - Review from Actual Carvana 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 competitors, Carmax and Carvana. We are A+ Rated by the Better Business Bureau

For Information on our FREE Lifetime Power Train Warranty Click Here

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