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Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and more of 2018.

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Best AWD Cars

Cruise through our list of versatile and popular AWD cars.

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Best Hybrids Cars

If you’re in the market for a hybrid, check out this list of popular used hybrids.

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Best Compact SUVs

Compact SUVs are fun to drive and offer lots of cargo space to suit your needs.

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Best SUVS

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.

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Best Midsize SUVs

Looking for style and practicality? These check all the right boxes.

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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

Kia Optima: Reviews, Photos and More

Looking for a sleek and modern sedan that doesn't skimp on space or features? With a high-end interiors and ample passenger/cargo storage, the Kia Optima could be the right choice for you.

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10 Best Small and Compact SUVs of 2018: Ranked

Designed with your busy lifestyle in mind, small SUVs offer convenient features in a compact yet surprisingly spacious package. Check out our list of the 10 best small SUVs, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from January 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

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Best SUVs for Towing: Ranked

Looking for a versatile SUV for hauling your cargo? Towing capacity can vary greatly from one make and model to the next. Check out this article to find out more about the best SUVs for towing at CarMax.

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10 Best Tailgating Cars for 2018

This article can help you find some great vehicles for tailgating — whether it’s football season or not!

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10 Best Large Cars: Ranked

Looking for a vehicle option that boasts ample storage and cargo space without sacrificing style or maneuverability? If so, check out these best ranked large cars, based on vehicle and sales data from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

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Best Used Cars of 2018: Ranked by Price and Type

What is the best car to buy in 2018? It might not be a 2018 model! Take a look at our best used car picks, based on sales at CarMax stores.

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Best Hybrid Cars of 2018: Ranked

Want to spend more time enjoying the open road and less time filling up at the pump? These best hybrid cars of 2018 have you covered. Check out our rankings for best hybrid cars based on CarMax vehicle and sales data.

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46 Best SUVs of 2018: Ranked

This best ranked SUVs article features a wide variety of vehicles — everything from compact sizes for urban commuting to choices with additional cargo space and seating for the whole family.

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10 Best Small and Compact SUVs of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

A small or compact SUV is a great choice when you need a vehicle with room for cargo. Here, we help you compare these best small SUVs for 2018, based on sales at CarMax in 2017.


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10 Best SUVs with 3 Rows of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

In the market for a best 3rd row SUV with the style to match? Check out our list for the best SUV with third row seating for 2018 shoppers. Enjoy comfortable seating for the whole family plus versatile cargo space.

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10 Best Manual Transmission Cars of 2018: Ranked

Cars with manual transmissions put you in touch with the road, your ride, and your driving experience. Check out these best manual transmission cars, based on CarMax sales from December 1 through May 31.

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10 Best Midsize Sedans of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for alternatives to SUVs? These best midsize sedans, based on CarMax sales between November 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018, are very capable people-movers with some great features.

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10 Best Midsize Sedans of 2018: Ranked

Looking for alternatives to SUVs? These best midsize sedans, based on CarMax sales between November 1 and May 31 are capable people-movers with some great features.

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Which Car Brands Have the Most (and Least) Loyal Owners?

At CarMax, we’ve helped millions of customers sell and purchase their cars over the years. In this article, we share which brands have the most loyal followings, based on comparing customers’ purchases with customers’ trade-ins, from January 1 through December 31.

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10 Best Small and Compact Cars of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Known for their space-saving design and easy maneuverability, small and compact cars are a great choice for your next used vehicle. Shop our best-sellers, based on CarMax sales data from January 1, 2018, through April 30, 2018.

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10 Best SUVs with 3 Rows Under $25,000: Ranked

Here are the best SUVs with 3 rows that have average CarMax prices under $25,000, based on sales data and average prices at CarMax stores between January 1 and April 30.

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10 Best Small and Compact Cars of 2018: Ranked

Despite their smaller size, these compact cars pack lots of power and plenty of enjoyable features for drivers and passengers alike. Check out this list of our best ranked small and compact cars, based on CarMax sales data from January 1 through April 30.

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7 Best Minivans of 2018: Ranked

In this article, you'll find helpful links to our seven best minivans, based on sales at CarMax stores between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017

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3 Best Midsize SUVs of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

SUVs are known for not just their seating and towing capacity, but their versatile cargo space and capable performance. In the market for a midsize SUV? Check out three of our best-selling midsize SUVs from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.


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10 Best Midsize SUVs for 2018: Ranked

A midsize SUV is a great option for those looking for a roomy interior and clever storage. Check out this list of the 10 best midsize SUVs for 2018 shoppers based on CarMax sales data from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

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