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Best Used 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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Top 12 Romantic Getaway Cars

If you’re looking for a used car or truck to help you plan the perfect date or weekend getaway, you’ve got plenty of choices. Here's a list of 10 popular used vehicles that our customers love.

Buying a Car Thursday, January 30, 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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8 Best Times to Buy a Used Car

If you're undergoing a big life change, like getting hitched, adding to your family, or starting a new job, you might also be feeling the itch to refresh your ride. If so, read on to learn more about the best times to buy a used car to help you on your search for the right car for you.

Buying a Car Friday, December 6, 2019
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6 Best Large Cars of 2020: Ranked

Ever considered a full-size sedan? There are plenty out there no matter what you are looking for, from performance to practicality. Explore our list of the 6 best large car s for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from April 1, 2019, through September 30, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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2019 Dodge Durango: Reviews, Photos, and More

The 2019 Dodge Durango is a midsize SUV with a lot of room and a surprising amount of features. Check out this 2019 Dodge Durango review to explore photos, rankings, key specs, and more.

Reviews and Comparisons Friday, November 15, 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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2019 Dodge Journey: Reviews, Photos, and More

The Dodge Journey has an impressive list of standard features as well as a variety of optional extras that make it a great choice for your next vehicle. Explore the key features, specs, and photos of this great crossover in our 2019 Dodge Journey review.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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10 Best Tailgating Cars for 2018

This article can help you find some great vehicles for tailgating — whether it’s football season or not!

Rankings Friday, July 19, 2019
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Features You Auto Know: Bed Liner and Bed Cover

This article explains why bed liners and bed covers come in handy for pickup truck owners. If you are looking to keep your truck bed and cargo better protected on the move, then bed liners and covers will be an excellent addition to your vehicle.

Friday, September 28, 2018
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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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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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