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Best Used Cars

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

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Best SUVs Ranking

Cruise through our 2018 list of best-selling SUVs popular for their family-friendly features.

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Best Midsize SUVs of 2018

Midsize SUVs are great for outings just about anywhere. Check out this list of the best-selling midsize SUVs of 2018.

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New vs. Used

Learn the ins and outs of choosing between new and used cars including how to finance a used car.

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Lots of customers come to us with questions about used car financing. We've got answers!

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Free VIN Check vs. Free Vehicle History Report

There’s a difference between a free VIN check and a free vehicle history report.

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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

10 Best Full-Size Trucks of 2018

Here’s a look at some of our best half ton trucks and other full size pickups. These 10 tough trucks are tall and capable, and handle weekend work jobs as easily as they get you to and from work during the week.

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4 Favorite Functional Features You Auto Know

Attention parents, homeowners, road trippers, tailgaters, and other drivers who use their vehicles to carry lots of gear and people around: these helpful features can increase the versatility of your next vehicle.

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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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Which Car Brands Have the Oldest (and Youngest) Buyers?

At CarMax, we’ve helped millions of customers sell and purchase their cars over the years. In this article, we share which car brands and vehicle types have the oldest and youngest buyers, using our sales data from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

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7 Best High MPG Trucks of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you’re looking to enjoy good fuel economy without sacrificing performance, check out this list of our best mpg trucks of 2018. This list will help you jump-start your search with the right gas mileage in mind.

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9 Best Ranked MPG Trucks of 2018: Ranked

Are you looking for a truck that gets good fuel economy and plenty of power to tackle the toughest jobs? If so, check out our list of the best mpg trucks, based on CarMax sales and fuel economy estimates from December 1 through May 31.

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10 Best Pickup Trucks of 2018: Ranked

Here’s a breakdown of the CarMax 10 best pickup trucks of 2018 so far, based on sales from November 1 through May 31. Each of the trucks on this list does a great job of meeting our customers’ needs for utility and comfort.

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10 Best Pickup Trucks of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Here’s a breakdown of the CarMax 10 best trucks to buy, based on sales from November, 2017, through May, 2018. Each of the top-rated trucks on this list meets our customers’ needs for utility and comfort.

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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 AWD and 4WD vehicles.

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10 Best Pickup Trucks under $25,000: Ranked

The best trucks for the money are out there for the finding. Check out these 10 best-selling trucks at CarMax, based on vehicles and sales data from January 1, 2018 through April 30, 2018. All of the used pickups on this list have average prices at CarMax under $25,000 (based on average prices between 1/1/2018 and 4/30/18).

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10 Best Pickup Trucks under $25,000: Reviews, Photos, and More

The best trucks for the money are out there for the finding. Check out these 10 best-selling trucks at CarMax, based on vehicles and sales data from January 1 through April 30. All of the used pickups on this list have average prices at CarMax under $25,000.

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Best Small Trucks of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

In the market for a rugged yet practical pickup truck? If so, this list of best-selling small pickup trucks is a great place to start your next vehicle search!

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Behold! The King of Pickup Trucks

The Ford F-150, the top-searched vehicle on carmax.com in 2017, has a heck-raising version called the SVT Raptor. Love it or not, the Ford Raptor is impossible to ignore. It rules the road (and dirt, mud, sand, etc.)!

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Best Trucks Buying Guide

In this article, we'll tell you about some of the best trucks on our lots, based on sales information from the first nine months of 2017. We've put together a best trucks buying guide to help you find the best pickup truck for you.

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[Video] 10 Reasons to Buy a 2016 or 2017 Toyota Tundra

Drivers on the hunt for a used truck should consider the Toyota Tundra, especially the 2016 Tundra and the 2017 Tundra. This big pickup comes in plenty of sizes that have given owners the ability to haul passengers and equipment, on and off the road, for close to 20 years.

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[Video] 8 Reasons to Buy a Toyota Tacoma

In this article and video, we review the Toyota Tacoma, a top-selling pickup truck with plenty to offer. It’s a versatile vehicle that’s durable, fuel efficient, and practical.

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[Video] Which to Buy: Toyota Tundra vs Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are two different pickups that both share a reputation for durability and versatility. In this article and video, we review both trucks and share some of their top features.

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Top 10 Cars with High Ground Clearance: Reviews, Photos, and More

They’re big. They’re bold. They’re kinda in your face. Tall pickup trucks and SUVs have the kind of ride height that gets you over, through, and around the kind of rough terrain which stops other vehicles in their tracks. If you live in a place with lots of snow, mud, or uneven ground, ride height (defined as the distance between the bottom of your truck’s tires and the lowest point on the underside) is probably more important to you than road-hugging and handling characteristics and strong fuel efficiency.

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Top 10 4WD and AWD Cars of 2016

Searching for used 4WD and AWD vehicles for better traction and acceleration on icy highways, rocky roads, and winding paths? Not sure whether 4WD or AWD is best for you? All-wheel drive is available for sedan fans, wagon lovers, or trunk junkies. This system automatically pushes power to each of your vehicles' four wheels, as they need it, for traction and stability on- or off-road.

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Which to Buy: Toyota Tacoma vs Honda Ridgeline

There are times when everyone needs a pickup truck, whether it’s hauling furniture home from the garden center or moving lumber around a construction site. Pickups are both practical and fun, and it can be tempting to buy one that’s bigger than you need. But if you’re searching for compact and mid-sized used trucks for sale, you may well find yourself comparing the Toyota Tacoma and the Honda Ridgeline.

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