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Best Used Cars for 2019

Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids, and more.
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63 Best SUVs for 2019

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Compact SUVs for 2019

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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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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130 Best Used Cars of 2019: Ranked by Price and Type

What is the best car to buy in 2019? It might not be the latest model! Take a look at our best used car picks, based on sales at CarMax stores.

Rankings Monday, November 11, 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
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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 of this sports coupe 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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10 Best AWD Cars for 2019: Reviews, Photos, and More

Even if your off-road adventuring is limited to the occasional foray on a dirt road, an all-wheel-drive (AWD) car is an excellent choice to tackle the road in confidence. Here’s our list of the 10 best AWD cars for 2019, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from November 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.

Rankings Friday, October 4, 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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