Why buy from AutoMax?

To Get Reliable, Affordable Transportation

AutoMax is not like traditional used car dealerships! Our focus is to help you buy a better vehicle to get you to work, school, and everywhere in between, not to mark-up the cost of our used cars or try to upsell you on additional purchases. We understand the importance of sticking to your monthly budget.

AutoMax is not like traditional used car dealerships! Our focus is to help you buy a better vehicle to get you to work, school, and everywhere in between, not to mark-up the cost of our used cars or try to upsell you on additional purchases. We understand the importance of sticking to your monthly budget. 


Because of this, when you buy from AutoMax, you get:


  • A fair price. Every vehicle on our lot must pass our rigorous inspection before we offer it for sale, and we price them according to fair market value.
  • A worry-free 12-month or 15,000-mile warranty (whichever comes first), included in the price of the vehicle you buy, when you take your car to an AutoMax Preferred Repair Facility.
  • A stress-free purchase process, knowing that every used vehicle we offer is of the highest quality, and you will be approved to get on-the-lot financing with us.


More Benefits of Buying a Used Car from AutoMax


  • Free oil changes over the life of the loan, up to four per year. 

Oil changes must be completed at one of our preferred shops in Henderson, Youngsville, Creedmore, or Raleigh, North Carolina. Click here to find one near you.

  • Free towing through American Towing and Recovery, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 877-262-1705 to get towing.

Our free towing offer only applies to mechanical breakdowns on vehicles currently financed with AutoMax. Towing does not include roadside assistance for gas, flat tires, or lock-outs, and is limited to areas within a 60-mile radius from an AutoMax location.

Tows outside this location will be charged $3.50 per loaded miles past the 60-mile radius. American Towing will only tow a vehicle to an AutoMax Preferred Repair Facility. 


  • Rental car coverage for customers whose financed vehicle is getting repairs in one of our preferred shops for a warrantied repair that will take more than one day to complete.


Rental cars are provided through A-1 Auto Rental. You must pay a $30 refundable fee, due at pick-up, to ensure the rental vehicle is returned clean, smoke-free, and with the correct amount of fuel.


To qualify for a rental car, you must have liability, comprehensive, and collision insurance, or have elected to purchase our CPI insurance. You must be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver’s license, and meet all rental requirements.


Why You Can Trust AutoMax


Buying a used car can be scary. You don’t want to purchase a vehicle that will surprise you later with mechanical problems. You also don’t want to give your money to a dishonest used car salesman and end up with a car you didn’t want in the first place.


You can trust AutoMax for a lot of reasons -- but mostly because we make it our mission to sell cars to people who are struggling to find an affordable, reliable car due to their credit history. We believe that everyone deserves reliable transportation, and we’re dedicated to going the extra mile for you! 


AutoMax also:


1. Shows you the Carfax Vehicle report on all vehicles for sale at our buy here pay here car lot. Reports are available on our website, inside every car on our lot, and available upon request in our office.


Vehicle history reports, like those from Carfax.com, provide title records, odometer history, ownership changes, and even prior accident or salvage information.


2. Reports your pay history to the Equifax Credit Bureau each month. Re-establishing your credit is important to improving your credit score. When you make your AutoMax car payments on time, you’re working toward getting a better score.

3. Makes it easy to repay your loan and get car insurance. Instead of forcing you to pay through a third-party lender, like a bank or credit union, you’ll make monthly car payments directly to AutoMax.

We can automatically charge your debit card or auto-draft your payments, so you never forget to pay. Or, you can pay via traditional mail, call-in, text pay, use an online payment portal, IVR, or pay in-store.

If you need car insurance when you buy a used car from us, we can get you Collateral Protection Insurance for just $89 per month, no matter what your driving record looks like. You could save thousands of dollars on insurance costs when you purchase a used car from us.


4. Gives you a Simple Interest Deficiency Waiver when you buy a car from us. This is similar, but not identical to, gap insurance. Read through our contract for all the details.

A Simple Interest Deficiency Waiver protects you against any unpaid balance of your car loan after a total loss claim by your insurance company. This means even if your car is totaled in an accident, you do not need to pay the remaining loan balance out of your own pocket, if you owe more on the car than your insurance will pay you.


5. Has been serving residents in the Raleigh, NC area since 1989. AutoMax is family owned and operated, and has served thousands of central North Carolina residents over the years.
Some of our long-term team members have been here since the day we opened. Each time you come to AutoMax, you’ll see familiar faces, as the second generation of the Whites continue to serve your family!


6. Earned an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and positive testimonials from our customers. We provide outstanding service when you’re buying a car from us, but we continue that well after the sale is complete.

7. Trusts you. We will never shut off your car’s starter for non-payment of your loan. We will never signal your car to make beeping noises at you when a payment is due.

When we sell you a car, that’s the start of a mutually trustworthy relationship. You are a valued customer, and we respect you as a member of our community.


Gives you free money! If you’re an active customer and refer friends or family members who purchase a car from us, we’ll give you $100! 

If you aren’t a current customer, but have purchased a car from us in the past, and you refer someone who buys a vehicle from us, we’ll give you $50!

Learn more about our Free Money Referral Program.


Ready to Buy a Used Car in North Carolina?


If you need an affordable used car, truck, or SUV, you can trust AutoMax to help you! Browse our inventory online, then visit us at our locations in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area to test drive and buy one of our quality used vehicles. 

Department hours

512 US Hwy 1, Youngsville, NC 27596