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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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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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

10 Best Sports Cars for 2018

Feeling the need for speed? We've wrangled our best sports cars of 2018, based on our sales data from January 1 through June 30. Check out eye-popping features that’ll get your pulse racing.

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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

10 Best Sports Cars for 2018: Ranked

The best sports cars have all the speed, style and performance you need for your next adventure. Check out this simple ranking list of our best-selling sports cars for 2018 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from January 1 through June 30.

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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

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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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

6 Best Four-Door Sports Cars of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for four-door fun in your sports car? Check out these best 4  door sport sedans at CarMax, based on vehicle and sales data collected from the end of last year and the first half of this year.

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6 Best Four-Door Sports Cars of 2018: Ranked

Want a sports car, but need four door transportation? Check out these best ranked 4 door sport sedans at CarMax, based on vehicle and sales data collected from the end of last year and the first half of this year.

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10 Best Manual Transmission Cars of 2018: Ranked

Cars with manual transmissions put you in touch with the road, your ride, and your driving experience. Check out these best manual transmission cars, based on CarMax sales from December 1 through May 31.

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Best Affordable Sports Cars: Reviews, Photos, and More

We used CarMax price data from January 1 through June 30, to compile this list of the best affordable sports cars with average prices under $25,000. This list includes the Nissan 370Z, the Subaru BRZ, and even the Corvette.

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10 Best Midsize Sedans of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for alternatives to SUVs? These best midsize sedans, based on CarMax sales between November 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018, are very capable people-movers with some great features.

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10 Best Midsize Sedans of 2018: Ranked

Looking for alternatives to SUVs? These best midsize sedans, based on CarMax sales between November 1 and May 31 are capable people-movers with some great features.

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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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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

Best AWD Car: The Subaru Outback

The versatile Subaru Outback seems to be everywhere these days. They’re piloted by all kinds of owners — not just outdoorsy types! The Outback is our top-selling, best AWD car, based on sales data from September 1 through April 30.


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Best Used Cars for Summer

Looking for the right car or SUV for summer? Here’s a handful of ideas for vehicles that we think would make great summer cars.

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3 Best AWD Cars of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

Looking for a rugged vehicle that can handle life’s twists and turns? An AWD car can give you the confidence behind the wheel for your next adventure. Check out our list of the best AWD cars, based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018.

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10 Best AWD Cars of 2018

The best AWD cars can give you the confidence you need for occasional off-roading and driving in less-than-ideal weather conditions. This article covers the best used AWD cars, based on CarMax sales data from September 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018.

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10 Best Ranked All Wheel Drive Cars for 2018

Are you on the hunt for a capable all-wheel-drive car? AWD cars can be a great option for those looking for more control and handling in rough terrain or less than ideal road conditions. Check out this list of the best AWD cars of 2018, based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.

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10 Best Ranked AWD SUVs of 2018

Looking for an AWD SUV with the power and handling to take on just about any road (or off-road!) condition? Check out this list of the 10 best AWD SUVs for 2018 shoppers.

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10 Best AWD SUVs of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

In the market for a rugged all-wheel drive vehicle? These SUVs with available AWD can make tackling rough road conditions a breeze. Check out this list of best AWD SUVs, based on CarMax sales data from September 27, 2017 through March 27, 2018.

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Car News

Autonomous Car Tech Revs Up in the Nation's Capital

CarMax went to the 2018 Washington Auto Show to kick the tires on some of the latest, autonomous car tech trends in the market. This article covers some of the most eye-popping vehicles from the show, and super cool concepts that are edging closer to reality.

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Buying a Car

These Are the Cars You're Looking For

Around the country, shoppers are seeking out different cars and trucks. We see the search patterns, in the northeast, southeast, midwest, southwest, and west coast. And we’re sharing our results with you.

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Top 10 Romantic Getaway Cars

If you’re looking for a used car or truck to help you plan the perfect date or weekend getaway, you’ve got plenty of choices. Here's a list of 10 popular used vehicles that our customers love.

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