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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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11 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, January 13, 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 Manual Transmission Cars for 2020: Ranked

Looking for a more engaging driving experience? Explore these stick shift cars. We’ve compiled this helpful list of the 10 best manual transmission cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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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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2019 Mazda3: Reviews, Photos, and More

Are you searching for a stylish compact car? The 2019 Mazda3 offers the right combination of power, comfort, and sporting spirit ready to slip right into your busy life. Explore features, specs and photos in this 2019 Mazda3 review.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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30 Best Cars Under $30,000: Ranked

Interested in making a sedan your next vehicle? These cars, ranked based on CarMax sales data (from January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019), offer a comfortable ride and excellent features for average prices under $30,000.

Rankings Thursday, August 29, 2019
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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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