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68 Best SUVs

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Compact SUVs

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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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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10 Best Luxury Compact SUVs for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Interested in purchasing a luxury compact SUV? Check out this list of the 10 best luxury compact SUVs for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data (from June 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019). They provide a great combination of passenger space, cargo storage, and versatility.

Rankings Wednesday, January 22, 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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2019 Cadillac Escalade: Reviews, Photos, and More

Are you looking for a full-size SUV with modern styling and luxury features? The 2019 Cadillac Escalade may be what you're looking for. Check out this 2019 Cadillac Escalade review for specs, features, photos, and more.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, November 25, 2019
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Top 10 Dream Vehicles

The vehicle of your dreams is waiting for you and is loaded with features that will have you on cloud nine. Check out our list of some of the best CarMax-recommended vehicles to help make your dreams a reality.

Rankings Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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Which Car Brands Have the Oldest (and Youngest) Buyers?

At CarMax, we’ve helped millions of customers sell and purchase their cars over the years. In this article, we share which car brands and vehicle types have the oldest and youngest buyers, using our sales data from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Trends Friday, August 17, 2018
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10 Best Ranked Luxury SUVs of 2018

Well-appointed and fun to drive, check out this list of our best luxury SUVs, based on CarMax sales from December 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018. Explore this list of a variety of luxury SUVs with the features and curb appeal to match.

Rankings Thursday, July 26, 2018
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Which Car Brands Have the Most (and Least) Loyal Owners?

At CarMax, we’ve helped millions of customers sell and purchase their cars over the years. In this article, we share which brands have the most loyal followings, based on comparing customers’ purchases with customers’ trade-ins, from January 1 through December 31.

Trends Thursday, July 12, 2018
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7 Cool Tech Features for Cars and Trucks

Lots of eager shoppers may be surprised to know that many of the features found on some of the latest 2018 vehicles are already available on newer used cars. Here’s a breakdown of some of these cool features.

Trends Monday, January 29, 2018
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Best SUVs for 2017

In this article, we cruise through our 2017 list of best-selling SUVs popular for their stylish and family-friendly features.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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These Are the Cars You're Looking For

Around the country, shoppers are seeking out different cars and trucks. We see the search patterns, in the northeast, southeast, midwest, southwest, and west coast. And we’re sharing our results with you.

Buying a Car Monday, March 13, 2017
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Top 10 Cars with High Ground Clearance: Reviews, Photos, and More

They’re big. They’re bold. They’re kinda in your face. Tall pickup trucks and SUVs have the kind of ride height that gets you over, through, and around the kind of rough terrain which stops other vehicles in their tracks. If you live in a place with lots of snow, mud, or uneven ground, ride height (defined as the distance between the bottom of your truck’s tires and the lowest point on the underside) is probably more important to you than road-hugging and handling characteristics and strong fuel efficiency.

Rankings Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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