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Best Used Cars for 2019

Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and more.
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52 Best SUVs for 2019

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Compact SUVs for 2019

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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10 Best Full Size Trucks: Ranked

Looking for the versatility, handling, and amenities you need for your next off-road adventure? Check out this list of the best ranked full size trucks, based on CarMax sales data from December 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Rankings Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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4 Favorite Functional Features You Auto Know

Attention parents, homeowners, road trippers, tailgaters, and other drivers who use their vehicles to carry lots of gear and people around: these helpful features can increase the versatility of your next vehicle.

Friday, September 14, 2018
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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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7 Best High MPG Trucks of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you’re looking to enjoy good fuel economy without sacrificing performance, check out this list of our best mpg trucks of 2018. This list will help you jump-start your search with the right gas mileage in mind.

Rankings Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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10 Best Pickup Trucks for 2019: Reviews, Photos, and More

Here’s a breakdown of the CarMax 10 best trucks to buy for 2019 shoppers, based on sales from November 2017, through May 2018. Each of the top-rated trucks on this list meets our customers’ needs for utility and comfort.

Rankings Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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10 Best Pickup Trucks of 2018: Ranked

Here’s a breakdown of the CarMax 10 best pickup trucks of 2018 so far, based on sales from November 1 through May 31. Each of the trucks on this list does a great job of meeting our customers’ needs for utility and comfort.

Rankings Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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AWD vs 4WD: Which to Choose

Do you know the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive? This article explains these two systems, and gives examples of AWD and 4WD vehicles.

Buying a Car Thursday, June 21, 2018
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10 Best Pickup Trucks under $25,000: Ranked

The best trucks for the money are out there for the finding. Check out these 10 best-selling trucks at CarMax, based on vehicles and sales data from January 1, 2018 through April 30, 2018. All of the used pickups on this list have average prices at CarMax under $25,000 (based on average prices between 1/1/2018 and 4/30/18).

Rankings Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Behold! The King of Pickup Trucks

The Ford F-150, the top-searched vehicle on carmax.com in 2017, has a heck-raising version called the SVT Raptor. Love it or not, the Ford Raptor is impossible to ignore. It rules the road (and dirt, mud, sand, etc.)!

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, February 19, 2018
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Best Trucks Buying Guide

In this article, we'll tell you about some of the best trucks on our lots, based on sales information from the first nine months of 2017. We've put together a best trucks buying guide to help you find the best pickup truck for you.

Buying a Car Monday, December 4, 2017
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[Video] 10 Reasons to Buy a 2016 or 2017 Toyota Tundra

Drivers on the hunt for a used truck should consider the Toyota Tundra, especially the 2016 Tundra and the 2017 Tundra. This big pickup comes in plenty of sizes that have given owners the ability to haul passengers and equipment, on and off the road, for close to 20 years.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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[Video] 8 Reasons to Buy a Toyota Tacoma

In this article and video, we review the Toyota Tacoma, a top-selling pickup truck with plenty to offer. It’s a versatile vehicle that’s durable, fuel efficient, and practical.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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