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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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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 AWD Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Interested in purchasing an all-wheel-drive (AWD) vehicle? AWD cars can boost your confidence in all types of weather conditions. Check out this list of the 10 best AWD cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from May 1, 2019, through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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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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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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AWD vs 4WD: Which to Choose

Do you know the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive? This article explains these two systems and gives examples of the best AWD and 4WD vehicles available based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.

Buying a Car Tuesday, October 29, 2019

2019 Subaru Impreza: Reviews, Photos, and More

The Subaru Impreza has an impressive list of standard features as well as a variety of optional extras that make it a great choice for your next vehicle. Explore the key features, specs, and photos in our 2019 Subaru Impreza review.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, October 14, 2019
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10 Best AWD Cars for 2019: Ranked

Did you know that you can still enjoy all-wheel drive (AWD) in a stylish sedan? AWD cars blend style, practicality and great handling into one package. Check out our list of the 10 best AWD cars for 2019, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.

Rankings Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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AWD Cars with Great Gas Mileage

If you're looking for a vehicle that will let you bypass stops at the pump while being rugged and durable enough to take on unforgiving terrain, an AWD car is a great choice. Check out our list of our most fuel efficient AWD cars based on CarMax vehicle data and fuel economy estimates from fueleconomy.gov.

Rankings Monday, October 8, 2018
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3 Best AWD Cars of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for a rugged vehicle that can handle life’s twists and turns? An AWD car can give you the confidence behind the wheel for your next adventure. Check out our list of the best AWD cars, based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018.

Rankings Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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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.

Trends Friday, January 20, 2017
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