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68 Best SUVs

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10 Best Manual Transmission Cars for 2020: Ranked

For the most engaging and pure driving experience, a manual transmission is the way to go. Read our list of the 10 best manual transmission cars for 2020 shoppers (based on CarMax sales data from September 10, 2019 through February 29, 2020) to explore your options.

Rankings Thursday, May 14, 2020
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10 Best Subcompact Cars for 2020: Ranked

Shopping in 2020 for your next subcompact? Expect a refreshing mix of styles and a surprising amount of space. Read on for an updated list of the 10 best subcompact cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from August 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020.

Rankings Friday, April 10, 2020
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10 Best Hatchback Cars for 2020: Ranked

Looking for a small car that's big on space? Take a look at these great hatchback cars. To help you on your search, we've compiled a list of the 10 best hatchback cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from August 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020.

Rankings Friday, March 27, 2020
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10 Best AWD Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Is an AWD vehicle on your shopping list? Start your search off right with this list of the 10 best AWD cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from August 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020.

Rankings Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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12 Best Convertible Cars of 2019: Ranked

Whether you're looking for something with muscle or roadster good looks, a convertible car is an excellent choice. Convertibles are perfect for summer trips with friends and for weekend adventures. Start your search with this list of the 12 best convertible cars of 2019, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from March 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Boo! These 7 Two-Door Cars Are Wicked Fun to Drive

Want a car that roars like the undead? A coupe that screams around corners? Maybe even a convertible top that peels down so you can howl at the moon? This list of seven two-door cars will please even the pickiest monsters this Halloween.

Trends Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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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.

Rankings Monday, June 18, 2018
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The 15 Best Used Cars Under $15K

If you’re looking for a used car and you’re on a budget, CarMax can help you find a stylish new ride. In this article, we share more than a dozen sedans and hatchbacks that won’t break your bank.

Reviews and Comparisons Friday, October 6, 2017
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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.

Buying a Car Monday, March 13, 2017
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Top 5 Zombie Apocalypse Escape Vehicles

Zombies. We all think we’re prepared, but have you considered your getaway vehicle in the event of an apocalypse? We have, and as a public service, we’re sharing five recommendations. These popular used cars and trucks have unique features that could help keep you alive if civilization is threatened by the undead.

Buying a Car Friday, October 21, 2016
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10 Cars That Get Great Gas Mileage

These 10 cars are some of our most popular* vehicles, and they all get over 25 MPG. Whether you want to buy a car that's sporty and fun, practical and comfortable, or luxurious and full of options, there's a high-MPG car for you.

Fuel-Efficient Cars Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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