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30 Best Used Cars Under $30K: Ranked

Ready for a new-to-you car? There are plenty of great choices available, including hatchbacks, SUVs, and sport coupes. Check out our 30 best used cars for under $30,000, based on CarMax average pricing and sales data from September 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020, to see which one is right for you.

Rankings Monday, June 1, 2020
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60 Best Cars for the Money for 2020: Ranked by Price

Setting a budget is an important part of the car buying process. This list of the 60 best cars for the money for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from August 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020, will help you find the right car for your budget.

Rankings Monday, April 13, 2020
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130 Best Used Cars for 2020: Ranked by Type & Price

In the market for a new-to-you car? This guide will help you find the one that's right for you, whether you're after a rugged pickup, family minivan, or compact city car.

Rankings Monday, April 13, 2020
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13 Best High-MPG Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Choosing a car with great gas mileage can mean less stops at the pump and ultimately more fun on the road. Check out this list of the 11 best high-mpg cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data May 1, 2019 through October 31, and data from fueleconomy.gov.

Fuel-Efficient Cars Monday, March 16, 2020
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15 Best Hybrid Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Are you in the market for a sleek and smart vehicle with a hybrid powertrain? Explore photos, key specs, and more in this list of the 15 best hybrid cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from August 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

Rankings Thursday, March 12, 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

15 Best Hybrid Cars: Ranked

Looking to move in style with less fuel stops? Maximize your road trip with a hybrid car. Kick start your search with our list of the 15 best hybrid cars, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.

Rankings Friday, September 13, 2019
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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
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10 MPG-Boosting Electric & Hybrid Cars

Most used car buyers consider hybrid cars and electric cars for two reasons. They want to save money on fuel, and they’re concerned about the environmental impact of burning gasoline. There are additional reasons for wanting to drive electric cars and hybrid SUVs; for example, some drivers want to get behind the wheel of something that’s got a technological edge.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, February 13, 2017
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