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Used Car Reviews, Rankings, and More

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Best Used Cars

Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids, and more.
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Best Used SUVs

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Compact SUVs

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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MaxCare Benefits, Explained

Thinking about buying a used car but worried about repair costs? CarMax covers every used car with a 30 day money-back guarantee and a limited warranty. For added peace of mind, you have the option to purchase a MaxCare extended service plan, which covers repairs to major systems and parts.

Buying a Car Monday, December 14, 2020
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12 Smart Tips for Buying the Right Used Car

Here are 12 handy insider tips our own store associates share with their friends and family members.

Buying a Car Friday, July 17, 2020
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How to Buy a Car

Check out the advice in this car-shopping guide. It’ll help you to stress less and avoid hassles. We changed the auto industry by giving customers an honest car-buying experience. And we want to help you too!

Buying a Car Friday, July 17, 2020
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AWD vs. 4WD: What's the difference?

Whether you're looking for a vehicle to get you through tough weather or over tough trails, you'll need to know the differences between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. To help make car research easier for you, we’ve partnered with car review experts from Edmunds to weigh in on what matters most as you shop.

Buying a Car Thursday, April 23, 2020
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Hurricane Florence And Your Car

If you suspect that your car, truck, or SUV was damaged by water related to Hurricane Florence, read this article. It's got helpful information about what to do, and how to check for flood damage.

Trends Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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How to Sell Your Car

How you sell your used car is up to you. But at CarMax, we’ll give you a same-day written offer for your car — and you don’t have to buy a car from us. Here are tips and pointers for getting a real offer for your car from CarMax.

Selling Your Car Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Most Expensive Cars We've Bought

At CarMax, we do buy all the cars — even expensive exotics and 200-mph supercars like Ferraris, Porsches, and Mercedes G-Wagens. Here are the 10 most expensive cars we’ve bought between January 1 and April 30 based on the CarMax offer amounts on the vehicles.

Rankings Thursday, June 28, 2018
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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.

Rankings Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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6 Top Customer Appraisal Questions

Millions of customers count on CarMax as an easy and convenient way to sell a car. We've got answers to your top appraisal questions so you can sell your car with confidence.

Selling Your Car Monday, August 28, 2017
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Tips to Help You Decide on a New or Used Car

Read this article for useful tips and answers to questions like, Should I buy a new or used car?

Buying a Car Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Great Ways to Save Money on Your Next Used Car Infographic

Are you looking for great ways to save money on a used car? Here are some tips that CarMax associates share with their friends and family members.

Buying a Car Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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2017's Most Wanted Cars

We’re taking a closer look at the most searched cars and trucks on in 2017. Shoppers across the country are looking for Jeep Wranglers, Ford F-150s, and Honda Accords. They also want lots of vehicle features to enhance their rides. Shoppers in Atlanta want a Chevy Tahoe and third-row seats. People in Washington, DC, like looking for a Jeep Wrangler and Bluetooth®. In Austin, shoppers are hunting for a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and leather seats. And, in Boise, folks can’t get enough of the Ford F-150 with 4X4 power!

Buying a Car Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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