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18 Best High-MPG Used Cars for 2021: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're shopping for a high-MPG vehicle mixes practicality and fun, check out this list of the 18 best high-MPG used cars for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Explore key features and benefits of these popular vehicles here.

Fuel-Efficient Cars Friday, February 5, 2021
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60 Best Cars for the Money for 2021: Ranked

Are you looking for your next car and have a budget in mind? Start with this list of the 60 best cars for the money for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales and average pricing data from May 1, 2020, through October 31, 2020. It's easy to find a used car that fits your lifestyle and budget.

Rankings Thursday, January 21, 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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10 Best Small and Compact Cars for 2021: Reviews, Photos, and More

Small cars come with plenty of features and options, designed for maximum practicality and drivability. To help you on your search, we've compiled a list of the 10 best small and compact cars for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from May 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020.

Rankings Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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10 Best Used Cars Under $15K: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for a sedan as commuter, college student, or growing family? Read on for our list of the best used cars under $15000 for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales and average pricing data from April 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020.

Rankings Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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30 Best Used Cars Under $30k: Ranked

Looking for a used car and want to know what's available for your budget? Start here. Check out our list of the 30 best used cars with average prices less than $30,000 (based on CarMax sales data from April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020).

Rankings Monday, November 30, 2020
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22 Most Reliable Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Are you looking for comfort, practicality and performance in your next ride? Take a look at this list of the 22 most reliable cars for 2020 shoppers, based on RepairPal reliability ratings.

Reviews and Comparisons Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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20 Best Sedans for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for a timeless sedan that meets your needs for smooth driving as well as cargo space? This list of the 20 best sedans for 2020 shoppers — based on customer reviews, select vehicle specs, and RepairPal reliability ratings — can get you started.

Rankings Thursday, August 13, 2020
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2020 Kia Forte: Reviews, Photos, and More

The 2020 Kia Forte is a stunning sedan that's full of features and sleek style. Read on to learn more about this practical and tech-savvy choice in this 2020 Kia Forte review.

Reviews and Comparisons Thursday, February 27, 2020
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2019 Kia Forte: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're in the market for a vehicle boasting lot of innovative technology, then look no further. This model features an array of handy tech features as well as a sporty and stylish look. Read on for more information about trims, specs, and reasons to buy in this 2019 Kia Forte review.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, October 28, 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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