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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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63 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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Used Car Pricing Guide

In the market for a used car that's within your budget? Check out our used car pricing guide to get started. You’ll find a variety of sedans, trucks and SUVs to suit your needs.

Rankings Tuesday, July 24, 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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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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14 Great Cars for Every Budget

Whether you want to get there with gas to spare or need extra cargo space and V8 power, here are 14 used cars and trucks that give you lots of value at a manageable price.

Buying a Car Friday, February 23, 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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Car-Seat-Friendly Cars

Shopping for a vehicle with a growing family in mind? Explore our top-10 lists for the best-selling cars with car seat LATCH systems and top-selling vehicles that can accommodate three car seats.

Rankings Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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Top 10 Cars & SUVs for Winter

Do frigid temperatures and harsh weather leave you cold on the idea of braving the elements in your car? When you’re piloting a vehicle that’s up to the task, wintertime driving isn’t so much of a challenge. Instead, it can be fun!

Buying a Car Friday, February 3, 2017
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Top 10 4WD and AWD Cars of 2016

Searching for used 4WD and AWD vehicles for better traction and acceleration on icy highways, rocky roads, and winding paths? Not sure whether 4WD or AWD is best for you? All-wheel drive is available for sedan fans, wagon lovers, or trunk junkies. This system automatically pushes power to each of your vehicles' four wheels, as they need it, for traction and stability on- or off-road.

Buying a Car Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Which to Buy: Ford F-150 vs. Dodge Ram 1500

Two powerful trucks have ruled the full-sized pickup market over the last decade: the Ford F-150 and Dodge Ram 1500. If you’re in the market for a used pickup truck, it’s highly likely you’ve come across both of these trucks. Here, we’ll take an in-depth look at both vehicles. We’re here to help you make an informed decision!

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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13 Best Tailgating Cars of 2016

We took a look at our most popular vehicles in the fall and where people are tailgating the most, and choose those we think are perfect for tailgating. Whether you’re an armchair quarterback, a high-school football fanatic, or a pro-football devotee, there’s a vehicle for you.

Buying a Car Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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