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2021 Ford Explorer: Reviews, Photos, and More

Are you looking for space, power, and all-weather performance? Check out this 2021 Ford Explorer review to learn more about the capabilities, features, and specs of this stylish three-row SUV.

Reviews and Comparisons Thursday, January 7, 2021
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145 Best Used Cars for 2021: Ranked by Type & Price

Shopping for a used car and ready to do some research? Check out this list of the 145 best used cars for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data. They're all ranked by price and type so you can find exactly what you're looking for.

Rankings Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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74 Best SUVs for 2021: Ranked by Type & Price

Looking to upgrade your ride? We've categorized over 70 SUVs for every need. These SUVs have been ranked by type and price to help you in your search, all based on CarMax sales data. Start your shopping journey here with this list of the 74 Best SUVs for 2021 shoppers.

Rankings Monday, January 4, 2021
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10 Best 7-Passenger SUVs for 2021: Reviews, Photos, and More

Need an SUV that's big enough to carry people and cargo in practical style? Explore photos, key specs, and more in this list of the 10 best 7-passenger SUVs for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from May 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020.

Rankings Monday, December 21, 2020
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Top 10 Cars & SUVs for Winter

If you're looking to stay cozy warm on your winter journeys and fully-equipped for what the weather can do, then read on to learn more. We've compiled a list of the top 10 cars and SUVs for winter that feature heated front seats, rear defrost, traction control, and remote start.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, December 21, 2020
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10 Best AWD and 4WD SUVs for 2021: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're shopping for an SUV with great capability in challenging weather or on rougher roads, this list of the 10 Best AWD & 4WD SUVs for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from May 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020, has something for everyone.

Rankings Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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15 Best 3-Row SUVs for 2021: Reviews, Photos, and More

Interested in purchasing a three-row SUV? This list of the 15 best three-row SUVs for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from May 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020, can help you choose the best option for you and your crew.

Rankings Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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10 Best 6-Passenger Vehicles for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Finding the right vehicle with room for up to six-passengers is easy. Get a head-start on your shopping with this list of the 10 best six-passenger vehicles for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from February 1, 2020, to July 31, 2020.

Rankings Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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2020 Ford Explorer: Reviews, Photos, and More

This 2020 Ford Explorer review includes details about changes to this three-row SUV. From increased cabin room to a new hybrid model—and more—the adventure begins here. Find out more about the key specs and features of the 2020 Ford Explorer here.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, January 27, 2020
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10 Best SUVs for Towing for 2020: Ranked

Interested in an SUV with the ability to tow a small boat or trailer? This list of the 10 best SUVs for towing for 2020 shoppers—based on CarMax sales data and towing estimates from June 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019—will get you started on your search.

Rankings Thursday, January 23, 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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8 Best Times to Buy a Used Car

If you're undergoing a big life change, like getting hitched, adding to your family, or starting a new job, you might also be feeling the itch to refresh your ride. If so, read on to learn more about the best times to buy a used car to help you on your search for the right car for you.

Buying a Car Friday, December 6, 2019
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