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Best Used Cars for 2019

Check out our best-selling used cars, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and more.
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52 Best SUVs for 2019

Cruise through this list of our best-selling, family-friendly SUVs.
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10 Best Compact SUVs for 2019

Check out our best-selling compact SUVs.
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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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30 Best Cars Under $30,000: Ranked

Interested in making a sedan your next vehicle? These cars, ranked based on CarMax sales data (from January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019), offer a comfortable ride and excellent features for average prices under $30,000.

Rankings Thursday, August 29, 2019
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10 Best Hybrid Cars of 2019: Reviews, Photos, and More

Hybrid cars are increasingly chock full of cool features and distinctive touches that make them attractive to drivers and families alike. Check out this list of the best hybrid cars for 2019, based on vehicle and sales data from June 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018.

Rankings Wednesday, March 20, 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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10 Best Hatchback Cars of 2018: Ranked

Our 10 best hatchback cars, based on sales at CarMax stores between November 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018, are listed in this article.

Rankings Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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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

Hybrid and electric cars are not all the same, and finding the right vehicle can be challenging. This buying guide includes more than 20 cars and aims to help you understand how hybrid and electric vehicles work.

Buying a Car 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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