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68 Best SUVs

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68 Best SUVs for 2020: Ranked by Type & Price

Looking for an SUV? Whether you're searching for something big and comfortable for long road trips or something more compact for your commute into the city, you'll be able to find something in this list of the 68 best SUVs for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data.

Rankings Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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AWD vs. 4WD: What's the difference?

Whether you're looking for a vehicle to get you through tough weather or over tough trails, you'll need to know the differences between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. To help make car research easier for you, we’ve partnered with car review experts from Edmunds to weigh in on what matters most as you shop.

Buying a Car Thursday, April 23, 2020
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130 Best Used Cars for 2020: Ranked by Type & Price

In the market for a new-to-you car? This guide will help you find the one that's right for you, whether you're after a rugged pickup, family minivan, or compact city car.

Rankings Monday, April 13, 2020
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10 Best AWD Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Is an AWD vehicle on your shopping list? Start your search off right with this list of the 10 best AWD cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from August 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020.

Rankings Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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Most Wanted Cars for 2020

Thinking about buying a used car or truck? CarMax data shows the top vehicles America has been searching for on carmax.com on the cusp of the new year. The Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500, and Chevrolet Silverado rose to the top of our national most-wanted list.

Trends Monday, January 13, 2020
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10 Best AWD and 4WD SUVs: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're shopping for an AWD or 4WD SUV, that's the perfect mix of practicality and fun. Check out this list of the 10 best AWD and 4WD SUVs, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from March 1, 2019, through August 31, 2019. Explore great photos and benefits of these popular vehicles.

Rankings Friday, November 8, 2019
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The 4WD/AWD Index

Thinking about buying a truck or car with four-wheel drive (4WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD)? CarMax data shows an increase in sales of these vehicles over the last 15 years. Here you can find our top sellers plus states and cities where 4WD and AWD vehicles sell the best.

Trends Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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AWD Cars with Great Gas Mileage

If you're looking for a vehicle that will let you bypass stops at the pump while being rugged and durable enough to take on unforgiving terrain, an AWD car is a great choice. Check out our list of our most fuel efficient AWD cars based on CarMax vehicle data and fuel economy estimates from fueleconomy.gov.

Rankings Monday, October 8, 2018
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Features You Auto Know: Turbocharged Engines

Looking for some extra on-demand horsepower for the highway on-ramps? This article explains what a turbo does to boost your power while still getting good fuel efficiency.

Friday, September 28, 2018
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