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Best Used Cars

Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and more of 2018.

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Best SUVs Ranking

Cruise through our 2018 list of best-selling SUVs popular for their family-friendly features.

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Best Midsize SUVs of 2018

Midsize SUVs are great for outings just about anywhere. Check out this list of the best-selling midsize SUVs of 2018.

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Learn the ins and outs of choosing between new and used cars including how to finance a used car.

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Free VIN Check vs. Free Vehicle History Report

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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

10 Best Large Cars: Ranked

Looking for a vehicle option that boasts ample storage and cargo space without sacrificing style or maneuverability? If so, check out these best ranked large cars, based on vehicle and sales data from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

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Best Used Cars of 2018: Ranked by Price and Type

What is the best car to buy in 2018? It might not be a 2018 model! Take a look at our best used car picks, based on sales at CarMax stores.

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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.

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10 Best Luxury Cars of 2018: Ranked

Here are our 10 best ranked luxury cars, based on sales at our stores between November 1 and April 30.


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Best Used Cars for Summer

Looking for the right car or SUV for summer? Here’s a handful of ideas for vehicles that we think would make great summer cars.

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10 Best Luxury Cars of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

The best luxury cars for 2018 shoppers offer you the style that turns heads. Check out this list of the 10 best luxury cars of 2018, based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018.

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7 Best Minivans of 2018: Ranked

In this article, you'll find helpful links to our seven best minivans, based on sales at CarMax stores between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017

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10 Best AWD Cars of 2018

The best AWD cars can give you the confidence you need for occasional off-roading and driving in less-than-ideal weather conditions. This article covers the best used AWD cars, based on CarMax sales data from September 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018.

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10 Best Ranked All Wheel Drive Cars for 2018

Are you on the hunt for a capable all-wheel-drive car? AWD cars can be a great option for those looking for more control and handling in rough terrain or less than ideal road conditions. Check out this list of the best AWD cars of 2018, based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.

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7 Best Minivans of 2018: Reviews, Photos and More

Looking for practicality and comfort? Check out this list of our best-selling minivans for 2018 shoppers.

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7 Cool Tech Features for Cars and Trucks

Lots of eager shoppers may be surprised to know that many of the features found on some of the latest 2018 vehicles are already available on newer used cars. Here’s a breakdown of some of these cool features.

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27 Best Family Cars

With so many options for families on the roads today, CarMax is here to help guide you on your search for your next family car. This article covers a list of some of the best SUVs, sedans and minivans for families of all sizes.

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These Are the Cars You're Looking For

Around the country, shoppers are seeking out different cars and trucks. We see the search patterns, in the northeast, southeast, midwest, southwest, and west coast. And we’re sharing our results with you.

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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!

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40 Refreshed or Updated Cars for 2017

Henry Ford once famously told customers that his Model T came in any color they wanted, so long as that color was black. That was over 100 years ago. Today, the vehicles available to us come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, with a profusion of available options and features. Whether you're shopping for a quality used vehicle, or you want to take the plunge with a new car, 2017 is a great time to see what's available.

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Which to Buy: Chevrolet Impala vs. Chrysler 300

These days, car buyers who want an affordable luxury family sedan can choose from plenty of options. If you’re looking for a used car that emphasizes traditional luxury offerings in a big package, then you might want to consider a used Chrysler 300. But if you want a full-sized sedan with sportier intentions, then a used Chevrolet Impala could be your go-to choice. These two all-American car manufacturers have battled for market supremacy since the 1950s, and nearly seven decades later, they each still give shoppers options for a distinct taste of affordable mid-grade luxury—especially with the new 2016 Chrysler 300 and 2016 Chevrolet Impala.

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Top 10 Convertibles Under $20K of 2016

Nothing compares to the feeling of the wind whipping your hair back as you cruise in a well-built convertible. Well, almost nothing—the feeling of getting a great deal on your vehicle purchase is definitely a close second. You can enjoy both of these awesome sensations at the same time by selecting a high-quality convertible that sells for less than $20,000.

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Top 15 Luxury Cars of 2016

Luxury cars come in all shapes and sizes, but they are all expected to look good and perform well. One advantage of buying a used luxury car is that you get the luxury look-and-feel that you want at a more affordable price.

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Reasons to Buy a Chrysler 300

Chrysler has been making distinctive cars for close to a hundred years now. They’re cleverly-designed vehicles, built for luxury and power—and the Chrysler 300 is the latest in the line of such cars. The 300 is popular with CarMax customers because its comes in lots of variations—all of them eye-catching, and all offering the latest technological goodies.

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Top 15 Cars and SUVs with Third Row Seats of 2016

Vehicles with third-row seating have plenty of features for nearly every type of driver. For families that need a great family-friendly vehicle, SUVs, crossovers, and minivans with third-row seats give passengers roomy interiors and still have enough power to haul plenty of vacation equipment or moving supplies.

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