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68 Best SUVs

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10 Best Used SUVs under $15,000: Ranked

Are you searching for your next SUV? Why not start your search by looking through our updated list of the 10 best used SUVs under $15,000 for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales and pricing data from August 1, 2019, through January 31st, 2020.

Rankings Friday, May 1, 2020
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Discontinued Car Trends

CarMax examined 14 years of used car sales data, revealing trends in discontinued cars, including some of the most popular makes and models nationwide. We also determined top states for discontinued vehicle purchases and the top-selling discontinued vehicles annually in recent years.

Trends Friday, December 6, 2019
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20 Best Used SUVs Under $20,000: Ranked

SUVs have a lot to offer, from clever storage space to off-road performance. Thinking about making your next vehicle purchase an SUV? Check out our list of the top 20 best SUVs under $20,000, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019.

Rankings Monday, August 26, 2019
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Jeep Patriot: Reviews, Photos and More

Are you looking for a versatile off-road vehicle like the Jeep Patriot? Explore key features, specs, photos and more in this Jeep Patriot review.

Reviews and Comparisons Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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10 Best Compact SUVs Under $20,000: Ranked

Looking for a small SUV while on a budget? Take some of the guess work out of your search with this list of the best compact SUVs with average prices under $20,000, based on CarMax average prices and sales data from January 1 through April 30.

Rankings Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Best SUVs for 2017

In this article, we cruise through our 2017 list of best-selling SUVs popular for their stylish and family-friendly features.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Top 10 Cars & SUVs for Winter

Do frigid temperatures and harsh weather leave you cold on the idea of braving the elements in your car? When you’re piloting a vehicle that’s up to the task, wintertime driving isn’t so much of a challenge. Instead, it can be fun!

Buying a Car Friday, February 3, 2017
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Which to Buy: Jeep Liberty vs. Jeep Patriot

The compact SUV market is saturated with high-quality vehicles that hold plenty of promise for drivers and young families. As a result, identifying a vehicle that completely satisfies your demands can prove challenging. Luckily, you can look to Jeep for an answer, since they’ve outfitted their lineup with two excellent options, the Liberty and the Patriot. Not only do these two compact SUVs showcase the performance capabilities Jeep is known for—they also both offer the refined sophistication and comfort required in a daily driver.

Reviews and Comparisons Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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SUV Buying Guide: Top Compact, High-Mileage, and Third-Row Seat Models

Sport utility vehicles, or SUVs, are quickly becoming the most popular vehicle segment among American drivers. There are many reasons for this, notably that these vehicles have become more affordable since their introduction in the mid- to late 1990s and that they’re also more fuel-efficient than ever.

Buying a Car Monday, November 28, 2016
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13 Best Tailgating Cars of 2016

We took a look at our most popular vehicles in the fall and where people are tailgating the most, and choose those we think are perfect for tailgating. Whether you’re an armchair quarterback, a high-school football fanatic, or a pro-football devotee, there’s a vehicle for you.

Buying a Car Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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