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Ford F-150 Remains Top Searched Vehicle

Stocks in this article: KMX

The Ford F-150 is the most searched vehicle on carmax.com, for the third consecutive year.

Trucks and sport utility vehicles continue to be popular on carmax.com, according to CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Also, the Chevrolet Camaro made its first appearance on the top ten list, since its reintroduction into the market in 2009.

The top ten searched vehicles on carmax.com for 2012* are:

  1. Ford F-150
  2. Ford Mustang
  3. Jeep Wrangler
  4. Honda Accord
  5. Honda Civic
  6. Toyota Camry
  7. Chevrolet Tahoe
  8. Nissan Altima
  9. Toyota Tacoma
  10. Chevrolet Camaro

“The hardest part about buying a car is finding the right one,” said A.J. Fleming, location general manager at CarMax in Des Moines, Iowa. “Fortunately, CarMax has virtually every make and model that can be searched from the comfort of your home or on the go.”

Customers can shop the company’s entire inventory online at carmax.com, the mobile site (m.carmax.com) and by using the CarMax app available at the iTunes Store. Results can be filtered by specific features, such as leather seats, to help find their perfect vehicle. Vehicles can be shipped from anywhere in the U.S. to a customer’s nearest CarMax location. Some transfers are available for free.

*Data excludes December.

About CarMax

CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE 2012 “100 Best Companies to Work For,” is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., CarMax currently operates 117 used car superstores in 58 markets. The consumer offer features low, no haggle prices, a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles, and superior customer service. During the twelve months ended February 29, 2012, the company retailed 408,080 used vehicles and sold 316,649 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.



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