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Popular Car Colors in Your State

Find out the top-selling car colors in every state.
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The Stick Shift Index

Curious who still drives stick shift? See how drivers compare from state-to-state.
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Car Brands that People Love

See which cars have the most (and least) loyal drivers.
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The Stick Shift Index: Do People Still Drive Stick Shift Cars in America?

Curious about who still drives stick shift cars? We looked at our data to see how sales compare over time, from state to state, and from city to city.

Trends Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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Hit the Trails with These 7 Used Truck and SUV Off-roaders

These adventurous vehicles are ready to roll from your driveway to the great outdoors. Which size and style are the right fit for your needs? Edmunds shares seven used trucks and SUVs that were built to explore nature however you see fit.

Trends Thursday, August 6, 2020
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The Best All-in-One Vehicles for Summer Camping

RVs and camper trailers are great for summer camping transportation needs, but there are less expensive ways to get out into nature. Edmunds recommends five vehicles across five categories that can serve as both your daily driver and campsite transport.

Trends Thursday, July 16, 2020
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How to Spring Clean Your Car Like a Pro

Springtime is finally here! Check out these tips for cleaning up your car so you’re ready to roll.

Trends Friday, May 1, 2020
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How the Coronavirus Could Impact Your Vehicle's Resale Value

According to Edmunds, car sales have slowed dramatically due to the coronavirus' effect on the economy, and vehicle values have fallen for a number of reasons. In this article, Edmunds shares how the pandemic might impact those looking to sell their cars in the coming months.

Trends Wednesday, April 22, 2020
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Car Titles Explained

Looking to explore the different types of car titles while you’re shopping for a used car? At CarMax we only sell vehicles with clean titles. Let us help you take the guesswork out of car titles.

Trends Monday, March 23, 2020
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Winter Comfort for Everyone

We found some of the most popular features for making your ride comfortable in the cold.

Trends Thursday, January 30, 2020
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Cars in Your Stars

If you’re looking for a used car that’s a perfect match for you, maybe the universe can help. CarMax examined a full year of available customer birthdate and sales data to find some of the cars and trucks enjoyed by each zodiac sign.

Trends Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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Most Wanted Cars for 2020

Thinking about buying a used car or truck? CarMax data shows the top vehicles America has been searching for on on the cusp of the new year. The Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500, and Chevrolet Silverado rose to the top of our national most-wanted list.

Trends Monday, January 13, 2020
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Discontinued Car Trends

CarMax examined 14 years of used car sales data, revealing trends in discontinued cars, including some of the most popular makes and models nationwide. We also determined top states for discontinued vehicle purchases and the top-selling discontinued vehicles annually in recent years.

Trends Friday, December 6, 2019
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The CarMax Holiday Gift Guide

Shopping for the drivers on your list? We’ve got ideas for just about every type, from the ultra-organized go getter to the easy-going pet lover.

Trends Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Your Holiday Travel Checklist

Make your holiday travels easier with this handy list of ideas to keep the peace no matter how far you’re going.

Trends Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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