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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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New vs. Used

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

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Lots of customers come to us with questions about used car financing. We've got answers!

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Free VIN Check vs. Free Vehicle History Report

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Best-Selling Cars

46 Best SUVs of 2018: Ranked

This best ranked SUVs article features a wide variety of vehicles — everything from compact sizes for urban commuting to choices with additional cargo space and seating for the whole family.

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Car Reviews & Comparisons

10 Best Small and Compact SUVs for 2018

A small or compact SUV is a great choice when you need a vehicle with room for cargo. Here, we help you compare these best small SUVs for 2018, based on sales at CarMax in 2017.


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10 Best Compact SUVs Under $20,000

Looking for a small SUV while on a budget? Take some of the guess work out of your search with this list of the best compact SUVs with average prices under $20,000, based on CarMax average prices and sales data from January 1 through April 30.

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115 Best Used Cars and SUVs for 2018

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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10 Best Ranked AWD SUVs of 2018

Looking for an AWD SUV with the power and handling to take on just about any road (or off-road!) condition? Check out this list of the 10 best AWD SUVs for 2018 shoppers.

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10 Best AWD SUVs of 2018

In the market for a rugged all-wheel drive vehicle? These SUVs with available AWD can make tackling rough road conditions a breeze. Check out this list of best AWD SUVs, based on CarMax sales data from September 27, 2017 through March 27, 2018.

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10 Best Ranked Compact SUVs for 2018

Some of the best compact SUVs today are efficient, with good power and handy features like a turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive, and even third-row seats. Check out this top 10 list, based on CarMax sales data from January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.

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10 Best Crossover SUVs of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

The best crossover SUVs combine the spaciousness of a standard SUV with the nimble handling and comfort of your favorite sedan. Whether you're searching for a compact, midsize, or larger vehicle in the SUV market, a crossover provides lots of options.

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Fuel-Efficient Cars

8 SUVs with the Best Gas Mileage

Move over, sedans and compact cars: SUVs can be fuel-friendly, too! Check out this list of SUVs with great gas mileage numbers.

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10 Best Crossover SUVs for 2018: Ranked

Crossover SUVs are in high demand on roads today. Crossovers offer drivers the design of a stylish sedan and the cargo space of an SUV. Check out this list of the best crossover SUVs for 2018 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from January 1, 2017, through October 31, 2017.

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Best SUVs of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

The best SUVs offer great family-friendly features for your daily commute and weekend adventures. Check out this list of best SUVs for 2018 shoppers.

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Buying a Car

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.

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3 Best Family SUVs

Looking for some of the best family SUVs on the roads today? This article covers three great family SUVs and their many trim options, features, fuel economy and pricing at CarMax.

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Car Reviews & Comparisons

Honda CR-V Review

In this article, you’ll get the skinny on buying a used Honda CR-V and the great features that make it one of our most popular SUVs.

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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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Car News

Ultimate Guide to Commuting Infographic

The best commuter cars have these 11 critical qualities for comfort and entertainment. How many are in your car?

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Car Reviews & Comparisons

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4: Two Popular Small SUVs

The Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 are both top-selling all-wheel drive SUVs, and each has its own particular strengths. After reading this article, you’ll be able to understand how they’re alike and how they’re different, and determine which AWD SUV best suits your needs.

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2017's Most Wanted Cars

We’re taking a closer look at the most searched cars and trucks on carmax.com in 2017. Shoppers across the country are looking for Jeep Wranglers, Ford F-150s, and Honda Accords. They also want lots of vehicle features to enhance their rides. Shoppers in Atlanta want a Chevy Tahoe and third-row seats. People in Washington, DC, like looking for a Jeep Wrangler and Bluetooth®. In Austin, shoppers are hunting for a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and leather seats. And, in Boise, folks can’t get enough of the Ford F-150 with 4X4 power!

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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.

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SUV Buying Guide: Top Compact, High-Mileage, and Third-Row Seat Models

Sport utility vehicles, or SUVs, are quickly becoming the most popular vehicle segment among American drivers. There are many reasons for this, notably that these vehicles have become more affordable since their introduction in the mid- to late 1990s and that they’re also more fuel-efficient than ever.

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