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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
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60 Best Cars for the Money for 2020: Ranked by Price

Get a head start on your car shopping with this list of the 60 best cars for the money for 2020 shoppers, based on average CarMax prices and sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019. Explore vehicles with average prices of $10K and beyond to help make choosing the right car easy.

Rankings Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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10 Best Used Cars under $15K: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for a used car with great features and options, plus a price tag that fits your budget? Check out our list of the 20 best used cars under $15,000 for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax average prices and sales data from June 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019.

Rankings Monday, January 13, 2020
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10 Best Small and Compact Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Peppy engines and smaller footprints mean daily commutes to work or weekend drives are made easy in a small or compact car. To help you on your search, we've compiled a list of the 10 best small cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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10 Best Manual Transmission Cars for 2020: Ranked

Looking for a more engaging driving experience? Explore these stick shift cars. We’ve compiled this helpful list of the 10 best manual transmission cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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10 Best Hatchback Cars for 2020: Ranked

Hatchbacks blend the best features of a subcompact with a full-size sedan to deliver a perfect blend of practicality and excitement. Take a look at our list of the 10 best hatchbacks for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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10 Best Small and Compact Cars for 2020: Ranked

Many small cars come well equipped with technology that was once only found on bigger options. Explore this list of the 10 best small and compact cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Friday, December 13, 2019
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Ford Focus RS Reviews, Pricing, Photos, and More

The Ford Focus RS offers the features drivers have loved about the Ford Focus for decades with the enhanced power of a sports car. Check out our Ford Focus RS review to explore its unique specs, features, photos and more.

Reviews and Comparisons Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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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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Cars & College: A Complete Guide

As you prepare for college, your mind may be focused on signing up for classes, settling into your dorm, and meeting new friends. At this point, car ownership, and transportation in general, is probably the furthest thing from your mind. Unfortunately, neglecting this important decision could leave you scrambling for a ride when it’s time to find a job, leave campus for events, and attend social engagements around town.

Buying a Car Friday, January 27, 2017
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40 Refreshed or Updated Cars for 2017

Henry Ford once famously told customers that his Model T came in any color they wanted, so long as that color was black. That was over 100 years ago. Today, the vehicles available to us come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, with a profusion of available options and features. Whether you're shopping for a quality used vehicle, or you want to take the plunge with a new car, 2017 is a great time to see what's available.

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