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15 Best Hybrid Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're considering the change to a car that supports your green-conscious lifestyle, take a look at this list of the 15 best Hybrid cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from February 1, 2020, through July 31, 2020.

Rankings Monday, October 12, 2020
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13 Best High-MPG Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Choosing a car with great gas mileage can mean less stops at the pump and ultimately more fun on the road. Check out this list of the 11 best high-mpg cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data May 1, 2019 through October 31, and data from fueleconomy.gov.

Fuel-Efficient Cars Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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130 Best Used Cars for 2020: Ranked by Type & Price

No matter what you're looking for, be it a car, truck, or SUV, you can find something to fit you needs here. Start your search with this mega list of the 130 best used cars, based on CarMax sales data, arranged by price and type.

Rankings Friday, July 17, 2020
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10 Best Hatchback Cars for 2020: Ranked

Your next hatchback has the looks and the personality! If you want open road adventures and swift city style, here's our updated list of the 10 best hatchback cars for 2020 shoppers based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020.

Rankings Thursday, June 4, 2020
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10 Best Small and Compact Cars for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Offering maneuverability and everyday practicality, small and compact cars are a great way to travel. Cruise through this list of the 10 best small and compact cars for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data from November 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020.

Rankings Thursday, June 4, 2020

15 Best Hybrid Cars: Ranked

Looking to move in style with less fuel stops? Maximize your road trip with a hybrid car. Kick start your search with our list of the 15 best hybrid cars, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.

Rankings Friday, September 13, 2019
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The Most (and Least) Popular Places for Driving Hybrids/EVs in America

Whether you drive a hybrid or an electric vehicle, CarMax sales data reveals growing trends toward green-conscious car buying. Hybrid/EV customers are looking for more practicality by burning less fuel on their daily commutes. Popular cars include Toyota hybrid cars, Honda hybrid cars, and plug-in hybrid cars.

Trends Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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7 Cool Tech Features for Cars and Trucks

Lots of eager shoppers may be surprised to know that many of the features found on some of the latest 2018 vehicles are already available on newer used cars. Here’s a breakdown of some of these cool features.

Trends Monday, January 29, 2018
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2017 Hybrid & Electric Cars Survey Results

This article shares data from new and used hybrid and EV owners based on a 30-question survey posted on CleanTechnica.com in June 2017.

Trends Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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10 MPG-Boosting Electric & Hybrid Cars

Most used car buyers consider hybrid cars and electric cars for two reasons. They want to save money on fuel, and they’re concerned about the environmental impact of burning gasoline. There are additional reasons for wanting to drive electric cars and hybrid SUVs; for example, some drivers want to get behind the wheel of something that’s got a technological edge.

Reviews and Comparisons Monday, February 13, 2017
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Top 10 Cars & SUVs for Winter

Do frigid temperatures and harsh weather leave you cold on the idea of braving the elements in your car? When you’re piloting a vehicle that’s up to the task, wintertime driving isn’t so much of a challenge. Instead, it can be fun!

Buying a Car Friday, February 3, 2017
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40 Refreshed or Updated Cars for 2017

Henry Ford once famously told customers that his Model T came in any color they wanted, so long as that color was black. That was over 100 years ago. Today, the vehicles available to us come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, with a profusion of available options and features. Whether you're shopping for a quality used vehicle, or you want to take the plunge with a new car, 2017 is a great time to see what's available.

Trends Friday, January 20, 2017
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