CarMax sells cars under recall without repairing the problem, report warns
Over one-in-four cars sold by CarMax were found to have safety defects
When shoppers search for used vehicles on CarMax.com, they are greeted with a sleek website, the promise of a “Carmax Quality” certification on the entire inventory, and upfront pricing -- no haggling necessary or allowed.
It’s the exact opposite of what a shopper gets when they visit a run-down used car lot. But a new study suggests that the quality of CarMax Quality Certified cars is about the same as vehicles at that used car lot, and the company’s “no-haggle” policy means that consumers could be paying more for a car with open recalls and safety issues, according to a coalition of consumer safety groups.
Make sure you check for open recalls on ANY used car you are thinking of buying, BEFORE you buy:
Full report downloadable below
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