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Best Used SUVs

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10 Best Compact SUVs

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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Reviews, Photos, and More

No matter how demanding the job, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is ready to take it on with ease. You'll love its ruggedness and the ample cargo capacity, along with interior comforts and tech features. Learn more in this 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, January 11, 2021
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145 Best Used Cars for 2021: Ranked by Type & Price

Shopping for a used car and ready to do some research? Check out this list of the 145 best used cars for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data. They're all ranked by price and type so you can find exactly what you're looking for.

Rankings Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Silverado 1500: a Head-to-Head Full-Size Matchup

Full-size pickup trucks have never been more capable. Recently, two of the nation's most popular trucks, the Silverado 1500 and the Ram 1500, were both redesigned, gaining towing and hauling capability and more interior comfort than ever. Our expert review of these trucks will dive deep into the numbers, feature availability, and all the little details that truck buyers seek.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, December 7, 2020
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9 Best Pickup Trucks under $25,000

Are you looking for a truck that's ready to tackle every task you throw its way? Check out this list of the 9 best pickup trucks under $25,000, based on CarMax sales data from April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

Rankings Monday, November 23, 2020
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10 Best Pickup Trucks for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're shopping for a truck, you might have noticed that there's no shortage of available models out there. To narrow down your options, check out this list of the 10 best trucks for 2020 shoppers, based on customer reviews, select vehicle specs, and RepairPal reliability ratings.

Rankings Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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10 Best Full-Size Trucks for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Interested in adding a full-size truck to your personal or commercial fleet in 2020? Narrow your search with this list of the 10 best full-size trucks for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data (June 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019).

Rankings Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Most Wanted Cars for 2020

Thinking about buying a used car or truck? CarMax data shows the top vehicles America has been searching for on carmax.com on the cusp of the new year. The Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500, and Chevrolet Silverado rose to the top of our national most-wanted list.

Trends Monday, January 13, 2020
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Top 10 Dream Vehicles

The vehicle of your dreams is waiting for you and is loaded with features that will have you on cloud nine. Check out our list of some of the best CarMax-recommended vehicles to help make your dreams a reality.

Rankings Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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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.

Rankings Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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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.

Trends Thursday, July 12, 2018
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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.

Buying a Car Monday, December 4, 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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