Is Your Car a Top Used Car?

Top Used CarsCarMax shoppers looking for great used cars available for less than $20,000, are showing interest in the dozen below. These popular used vehicles fit the bill, from family-friendly sedans and SUVs to sporty convertibles.

12. Dodge Charger

Brawny. Torque-y. Aggressive. It’s what drivers have in mind when they’re looking for a late-model Charger. They’re here on our lots – many with a powerful V6 that delivers the goods — but also a good handful that pack the no-joke 5.7-liter engine that puts out 370 horsepower and 395 foot-pounds of torque.

11. BMW 328

The late-model 3 series is the most popular luxury sedan we offer. There are around a hundred sub-$20,000 328s available on our lots at any given time, and you can have any one of them shipped to your local CarMax (fee may apply).

10. Chevrolet Camaro

Looking for a well-maintained, rolling American icon? Shoppers find a wide variety of late-model Camaros on our site. The drop-top versions will really put the wind in your hair! The Camaro is one of our most popular used convertibles.

9. Kia Optima

If you’re looking for a late-model compact, check out the Kia Optima. It’s packed with features like heated and cooled front seats, and options include a turbocharged 2-liter engine.

8. Ford Fusion

The latest Fusions are highly sought out mid-size sedans with enough features and configurations to fit everyone’s tastes. Whether front-wheel drive, AWD, gasoline, or hybrid, the Fusion has great looks and averages between 25/37 mpg (1.6 liter engine) and more than 40 mpg (hybrid) city/highway.

7. Nissan Rogue

Shoppers seek out the Rogue for lots of reasons: their crossover versatility and capacity (nearly 60 cubic feet of storage space), sporty styling, carlike driving performance, and superior fuel economy.

6. Ford Mustang

If you’re a Mustang fan on a budget and the 5th generation (ending in 2014) body style really revs you up, CarMax has more than 100 great-looking hardtops, convertibles, V6’s, and big-V8 GTs in your price range.

5. Chevrolet Equinox

Shoppers seek out the Equinox because they’re looking for a mid-size SUV that gives them choices that include front-wheel or all-wheel drive, the latest safety and convenience packages — including dual-zone AC and heat controls, a 3.6 liter V6 that puts out a powerful 300 horsepower, and space inside for five plus luggage.

4. Toyota Camry

Efficient A-to-B transportation for the practical driver! After a thorough facelift in 2015, the Camry is lighter and more streamlined for even better fuel economy. And if you’re looking for a used hybrid,our hybrid Camry drivers report they get up to 45 mpg!

3. Ford Escape

Seeking a compact SUV with lively performance? Check out the Escape. It’s the most popular used SUV we currently sell. Customers love its zippy 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, and all-wheel drive means great performance all year round.

2. Nissan Altima

The Altima has sharp looks, strong performance, and plenty of extra comfort. This is our second most popular car, and customers who’ve bought one say the practical, versatile Altima drives like it should have cost more!

1. Honda Accord

The Accord is the single most popular car on our website right now. Customers love the Accord’s distinctive, time-tested mix of roominess and comfort, and depending on your choice of powertrain, they see great fuel economy (up to 35 mpg from a 184-horsepower 2.4 liter engine) and strong performance.

There are so many used cars for sale out there, it can be hard to narrow down the search! CarMax drivers are invited to write reviews of the cars you drive. Your opinions could help ensure people in the market for their next car make a great choice. 

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