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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 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

Dodge RAM 1500: Reviews, Photos and More

In the market for a light-duty pickup truck that's powerful and rugged with convenient and practical features? This article shares the many reasons and specs that make this truck a popular choice for customers.

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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 Full Size Trucks: Ranked

Looking for the versatility, handling, and amenities you need for your next off-road adventure? Check out this list of the best ranked full size trucks, based on CarMax sales data from December 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

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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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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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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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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 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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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: Ranked by Price

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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Buying a Car

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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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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