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Best Used Cars for 2019

Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and more.
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52 Best SUVs for 2019

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Compact SUVs for 2019

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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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 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 Wednesday, July 11, 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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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.

Buying a Car Thursday, June 21, 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 carmax.com 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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12 Great Ways to Save Money on Your Next Used Car

Lots of folks are ready to buy a car or truck, but they’re not sure where to start and they don’t want to pay an arm and a leg. We’ve come up with a dozen different ways to help you save money on your next used car.

Buying a Car Monday, April 24, 2017
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Used Car Shopping? Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

If you’re looking for a new car or truck, but don’t want to pay a premium, you’ve got options. Choose a fully-optioned, lower-mile car that’s two years old and pay less than a new, base model version of the same vehicle. This and other tips in this article.

Buying a Car Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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