Used Car Reviews, Rankings, and More

Learn more about our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks with our expert car research, reviews, and shopping advice.

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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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Have Financing Questions?

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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9 Best High MPG Trucks of 2018

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

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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Used Car Pricing Guide

In the market for a used car that's within your budget? Check out our used car pricing guide to get started. You’ll find a variety of sedans, trucks and SUVs to suit your needs.

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10 Best Ranked Pickup Trucks of 2018

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

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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Car News

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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Best Cars for the Money

Save time on your next vehicle search using our list of best cars with average prices ranging from $10,000 to $35,000, based on CarMax sales and price data from January 1 through April 30. With over fifty-thousand vehicles on our lots nationwide, CarMax has a variety of budget-friendly vehicles to suit your needs.


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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

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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10 Best Ranked Pickup Trucks under $25,000

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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115 Best Used Cars and SUVs for 2018

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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14 Great Cars for Every Budget

Whether you want to get there with gas to spare or need extra cargo space and V8 power, here are 14 used cars and trucks that give you lots of value at a manageable price.

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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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Car-Seat-Friendly Cars

Shopping for a vehicle with a growing family in mind? Explore our top-10 lists for the best-selling cars with car seat LATCH systems and top-selling vehicles that can accommodate three car seats.

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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!

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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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Car Reviews & Comparisons

Which to Buy: Ford F-150 vs. Dodge Ram 1500

Two powerful trucks have ruled the full-sized pickup market over the last decade: the Ford F-150 and Dodge Ram 1500. If you’re in the market for a used pickup truck, it’s highly likely you’ve come across both of these trucks. Here, we’ll take an in-depth look at both vehicles. We’re here to help you make an informed decision!

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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.

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