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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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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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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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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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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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[Video] Which to Buy: Toyota Tundra vs Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are two different pickups that both share a reputation for durability and versatility. In this article and video, we review both trucks and share some of their top features.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, June 27, 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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Which to Buy: Toyota Tacoma vs Honda Ridgeline

There are times when everyone needs a pickup truck, whether it’s hauling furniture home from the garden center or moving lumber around a construction site. Pickups are both practical and fun, and it can be tempting to buy one that’s bigger than you need. But if you’re searching for compact and mid-sized used trucks for sale, you may well find yourself comparing the Toyota Tacoma and the Honda Ridgeline.

Reviews and Comparisons Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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Top 7 Trucks for Towing

A truck can offer the perfect blend of utility and power. The sturdy truck bed carries all the tools needed to get a tough job done, and the engine and its torque can help tow all the equipment. With that in mind, different trucks have different towing options. Whether it’s towing for work or the family vacation, here are seven used trucks that excel at pulling their weight.

Buying a Car Thursday, November 3, 2016
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