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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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Learn the ins and outs of choosing between new and used cars including how to finance a used car.

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Free VIN Check vs. Free Vehicle History Report

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Used Car Reviews & Rankings

10 Best Ranked Pickup Trucks of 2018

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

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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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 Ranked Pickup Trucks under $25,000

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

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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115 Best Used Cars and SUVs for 2018

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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Best Small Trucks of 2018: Ranked

Don’t really need a big truck? Check out these best small pickups and smaller SUVs! This list of smaller trucks is based on sales at CarMax stores between January 29, 2018 and March 29, 2018.

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Best Small Trucks of 2018: Reviews, Photos, and More

In the market for a rugged yet practical pickup truck? If so, this list of best-selling small pickup trucks is a great place to start your next vehicle search!

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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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[Video] 8 Reasons to Buy a Toyota Tacoma

In this article and video, we review the Toyota Tacoma, a top-selling pickup truck with plenty to offer. It’s a versatile vehicle that’s durable, fuel efficient, and practical.

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[Video] Which to Buy: Toyota Tundra vs Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are two different pickups that both share a reputation for durability and versatility. In this article and video, we review both trucks and share some of their top features.

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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!

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Your Complete Toyota Shopping Guide

Toyota builds nearly every type of car for every kind of driver, and used models are highly sought after, thanks to their reputation. Whether you’re looking for a used sedan, SUV, pickup truck, minivan, sports car, or fuel-efficient hybrid, there’s almost certainly a Toyota out there for you.

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Which to Buy: Toyota Tacoma vs Honda Ridgeline

There are times when everyone needs a pickup truck, whether it’s hauling furniture home from the garden center or moving lumber around a construction site. Pickups are both practical and fun, and it can be tempting to buy one that’s bigger than you need. But if you’re searching for compact and mid-sized used trucks for sale, you may well find yourself comparing the Toyota Tacoma and the Honda Ridgeline.

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Top 5 Zombie Apocalypse Escape Vehicles

Zombies. We all think we’re prepared, but have you considered your getaway vehicle in the event of an apocalypse? We have, and as a public service, we’re sharing five recommendations. These popular used cars and trucks have unique features that could help keep you alive if civilization is threatened by the undead.

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13 Best Tailgating Cars of 2016

We took a look at our most popular vehicles in the fall and where people are tailgating the most, and choose those we think are perfect for tailgating. Whether you’re an armchair quarterback, a high-school football fanatic, or a pro-football devotee, there’s a vehicle for you.

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