Originally Posted by dreamspeed
I found my ideal combo at a Carmax when I was car shopping but ended up passing on it because you can't negotiate pricing. Their prices are usually "fair" but higher than average. If you don't like negotiating or suck at it then Carmax is a good option. Otherwise you can get a better deal elsewhere.
I think it depends... I was not able to negotiate the price at carmax but I was simultaneously working on cars at conventional dealerships. Apples to apples, the carmax price was much cheaper than the pricing I was able to negotiate at their competitors.