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68 Best SUVs

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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130 Best Used Cars for 2020: Ranked by Type & Price

Car shopping in 2020? Start with our complete rundown of the best used cars for 2020 shoppers—all ranked by type or price, and based on CarMax sales data—to see which vehicle is ready to sit on your driveway.

Rankings Thursday, January 23, 2020
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10 Best Minivans for 2020: Kick Off VANUARY in Style

Considering a minivan as your next family vehicle? This vandatory list of the 10 best minivans for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from May 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019, is a great place to begin your research.

Rankings Friday, December 20, 2019
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Discontinued Car Trends

CarMax examined 14 years of used car sales data, revealing trends in discontinued cars, including some of the most popular makes and models nationwide. We also determined top states for discontinued vehicle purchases and the top-selling discontinued vehicles annually in recent years.

Trends Friday, December 6, 2019
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8 Best Times to Buy a Used Car

If you're undergoing a big life change, like getting hitched, adding to your family, or starting a new job, you might also be feeling the itch to refresh your ride. If so, read on to learn more about the best times to buy a used car to help you on your search for the right car for you.

Buying a Car Friday, December 6, 2019
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10 Best Minivans for 2019: Ranked

Minivans have a lot to offer—comfortable interiors, multiple rows of seating, and clever storage. If you're on the hunt for your next family mover, check out this updated list of the 10 best minivans for 2019, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.

Rankings Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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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 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.

Rankings Monday, June 18, 2018
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27 Best Family Cars

With so many options for families on the roads today, CarMax is here to help guide you on your search for your next family car. This article covers a list of some of the best SUVs, sedans and minivans for families of all sizes.

Rankings Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Top 15 Cars and SUVs with Third Row Seats of 2016

Vehicles with third-row seating have plenty of features for nearly every type of driver. For families that need a great family-friendly vehicle, SUVs, crossovers, and minivans with third-row seats give passengers roomy interiors and still have enough power to haul plenty of vacation equipment or moving supplies.

Buying a Car Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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The 16 Most Popular Used Cars for Families on the Go

We've created a list of some of our most popular family cars. All offer plenty of features for parents on the go, so the whole family can hit the road in comfort.

Buying a Car Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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