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Learn about the most interesting car trends we’ve seen.
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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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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 carmax.com 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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Boo! These 7 Two-Door Cars Are Wicked Fun to Drive

Want a car that roars like the undead? A coupe that screams around corners? Maybe even a convertible top that peels down so you can howl at the moon? This list of seven two-door cars will please even the pickiest monsters this Halloween.

Trends Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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The Third-Row Showdown

Thinking about purchasing a vehicle with third-row seating? CarMax sales data shows the most popular body types, makes, and models nationwide. You can also find out how third-row vehicle sales have held up over time. And which states and cities are tops for third-row sales.

Trends Monday, October 28, 2019
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The 4WD/AWD Index

Thinking about buying a truck or car with four-wheel drive (4WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD)? CarMax data shows an increase in sales of these vehicles over the last 15 years. Here you can find our top sellers plus states and cities where 4WD and AWD vehicles sell the best.

Trends Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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