Skip to Main Content

Used Car Reviews, Rankings, and More

Read our latest posts in car reviews and shopping trends.
Best Cars | CarMax Best Used Cars | CarMax

Best Used Cars

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

68 Best SUVs

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

10 Best Compact SUVs

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
Article Image FPO

2020 Tesla Model S: Reviews, Photos, and More

The Tesla Model S has been in production since 2012 and has seen many updates over its lifetime, including changes to its battery size, drive unit, technology, and aesthetic. Check out this 2020 Tesla Model S review to learn more.

Reviews and Comparisons Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Article Image FPO

130 Best Used Cars for 2020: Ranked by Type & Price

Car shopping in 2020? Start with our complete rundown of the best used cars for 2020 shoppers—all ranked by type or price, and based on CarMax sales data—to see which vehicle is ready to sit on your driveway.

Rankings Thursday, January 23, 2020
Article Image FPO

10 Best Electric Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking to get into an electric vehicle? Check out this list of 10 best electric cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Article Image FPO

10 Best Electric Cars for 2019: Ranked

Electric cars are the future, and the future is now—but with so many great models out there, how do you choose which one is right for you? Check out this ranked list of the 10 Best Electric Cars for 2019, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.

Rankings Friday, September 6, 2019
Nissan Leaf Review | CarMax

2019 Nissan LEAF: Reviews, Photos, and More

For a peppy electric vehicle that fits with your green-conscious lifestyle, the Nissan LEAF has been setting a great example for nearly a decade. Find photos, specs, key features, and reasons to buy in our 2019 Nissan LEAF review.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Article Image FPO

Chevrolet Bolt EV: Reviews, Photos, and More

The Chevrolet Bolt EV is a compact crossover for green-conscious drivers looking for the confidence they need to go electric. Check out our review of the Chevrolet Bolt EV for key features, specs, photos, and more.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Article Image FPO

The Most (and Least) Popular Places for Driving Hybrids/EVs in America

Whether you drive a hybrid or an electric vehicle, CarMax sales data reveals growing trends toward green-conscious car buying. Hybrid/EV customers are looking for more practicality by burning less fuel on their daily commutes. Popular cars include Toyota hybrid cars, Honda hybrid cars, and plug-in hybrid cars.

Trends Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Article Image FPO

4 Tech-Savvy Features You Auto Know

If you’re looking for the latest tech features for your next ride you’re in luck. This article weighs in on our favorite features for tech-lovers to include blind spot monitoring, head-up display, smart key and automated parking.

Friday, September 14, 2018
Article Image FPO

Autonomous Car Tech Revs Up in the Nation's Capital

CarMax went to the 2018 Washington Auto Show to kick the tires on some of the latest, autonomous car tech trends in the market. This article covers some of the most eye-popping vehicles from the show, and super cool concepts that are edging closer to reality.

Trends Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Article Image FPO

[Video] BMW i3 Electric vs. Nissan Leaf Electric

Here, we take a look at the 2014 BMW i3 and the 2013 Nissan LEAF SV, two electric vehicles that are great for commuting but also capable of longer road trips.

Reviews and Comparisons Friday, October 6, 2017
Article Image FPO

Reasons to Buy a Ford Focus Electric Car

If you love the looks of the Ford Focus hatchback, you should put the Ford Focus Electric on your list of top cars to check out. Find out 10 reasons why the Ford Focus Electric is worth the test drive.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, September 11, 2017
Article Image FPO

[Video] Is the all-electric BMW i3 the right car for you?

This BMW i3 review will help you learn more about this exciting all-electric vehicle and the features that make it a lifestyle choice, not just another electric car.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, August 8, 2017
{"Expedited-Pickup":{"WhiteList":[],"BlackList":[]},"Finance-Application":{"WhiteList":[7106,7242,6021,7103,7104,7117,7243,7171,7197,6042,7150,7284,7218],"BlackList":[]},"Finance-Application-CoApp":{"WhiteList":[7117,7106,7171,7150,7218,7284,7242,6042,6021,7103,7104,7243,7197],"BlackList":[]},"Finance-Application-Suppress-Search-Results":{"WhiteList":[1],"BlackList":[]},"Home-Delivery":{"WhiteList":[7106,7171,7197],"BlackList":[]}} {"HP Article Promo":{"Regex":{"__interceptors":[{}],"Regex":"[0123456789abcdef]$"}},"Prequal":{"Regex":{"__interceptors":[{}],"Regex":"[0123456789abcdef]$"}}}
{"auto-address-switch":{"Enabled":false},"holdformvariantswitch":{"Enabled":false},"paidsearchurlitemsavingswitch":{"Enabled":true},"prequal-employment-and-income-switch":{"Enabled":false},"prequal-monthly-payment-preview-switch":{"Enabled":true},"prequal-on-calculator-switch":{"Enabled":true},"prequal-overtime-rate-switch":{"Enabled":false},"prequal-section-one-variant-switch":{"Enabled":true},"recommendedvehiclessearchresults":{"Enabled":true},"rendermakemodelresearchresultsonserver":{"Enabled":true},"rendermakemodelyearresearchresultsonserver":{"Enabled":true},"rendermakeresearchresultsonserver":{"Enabled":true},"research-pages-redirector-toggle":{"Enabled":true},"robots-txt-toggle":{"Enabled":true}}