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Start your search with rankings of the best-selling used cars, SUVs, and trucks, expert reviews and shopping advice.
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Best Used Cars of 2018

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

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Small and Compact SUVs of 2018

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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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: Alloy Wheels

Alloy wheels are a great option for those looking for sleek styling and performance. Alloy wheels can reduce the weight of your vehicle and look great while doing it. This article shares the benefits of alloy wheels and why this feature is worth a second look.

Friday, September 28, 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.

Rankings Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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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.

Rankings Thursday, August 9, 2018
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AWD vs 4WD: Which to Choose

Do you know the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive? This article explains these two systems, and gives examples of AWD and 4WD vehicles.

Buying a Car Thursday, June 21, 2018
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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.

Rankings Friday, March 30, 2018
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12 Reasons to Buy a Kia Soul

In this Kia Soul review, you’ll see just how funky and unique you can make your Soul. Customers can Soul-search and build their own, choosing from plenty of cool colors and configurations.

Reviews and Comparisons Friday, July 7, 2017
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Your Complete Toyota Shopping Guide

Toyota builds nearly every type of car for every kind of driver, and used models are highly sought after, thanks to their reputation. Whether you’re looking for a used sedan, SUV, pickup truck, minivan, sports car, or fuel-efficient hybrid, there’s almost certainly a Toyota out there for you.

Rankings Friday, March 31, 2017
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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.

Buying a Car Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Which Car Type is Right for Me?

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’re looking to replace your car or truck with something else, we can help. This guide can assist you on your search to the right vehicle for your needs.

Buying a Car Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Top 10 Crossovers of 2016 | CarMax

Top 10 Crossovers of 2016

When the best features of both SUVs and wagons were incorporated into a single vehicle — the crossover — the automobile industry was revolutionized. Crossovers have the ample storage space and off-road capability of SUVs, plus the added practicality and drivability of a wagon. What’s not to love about a crossover?

Buying a Car Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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