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145 Best Used Cars for 2021: Ranked by Type & Price

Shopping for a used car and ready to do some research? Check out this list of the 145 best used cars for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data. They're all ranked by price and type so you can find exactly what you're looking for.

Rankings Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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74 Best SUVs for 2021: Ranked by Type & Price

Looking to upgrade your ride? We've categorized over 70 SUVs for every need. These SUVs have been ranked by type and price to help you in your search, all based on CarMax sales data. Start your shopping journey here with this list of the 74 Best SUVs for 2021 shoppers.

Rankings Monday, January 4, 2021
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10 Best AWD and 4WD SUVs for 2021: Reviews, Photos, and More

If you're shopping for an SUV with great capability in challenging weather or on rougher roads, this list of the 10 Best AWD & 4WD SUVs for 2021 shoppers, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from May 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020, has something for everyone.

Rankings Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Hit the Trails with These 7 Used Truck and SUV Off-roaders

These adventurous vehicles are ready to roll from your driveway to the great outdoors. Which size and style are the right fit for your needs? Edmunds shares seven used trucks and SUVs that were built to explore nature however you see fit.

Trends Thursday, August 6, 2020
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10 Best Manual Transmission Cars for 2020: Ranked

For the most engaging and pure driving experience, a manual transmission is the way to go. Read our list of the 10 best manual transmission cars for 2020 shoppers (based on CarMax sales data from September 10, 2019 through February 29, 2020) to explore your options.

Rankings Thursday, May 14, 2020
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Top 12 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.

Buying a Car Thursday, January 30, 2020
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2020 Jeep Wrangler: Reviews, Photos, and More

Designed to tackle the elements and travel wherever your dreams take you, today's Wranglers offer a selection of powertrain options, body styles, and roof possibilities to enhance the SUV's open-air fun. To learn more, check out this 2020 Jeep Wrangler review.

Reviews and Comparisons Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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10 Best Luxury Compact SUVs for 2020: Reviews, Photos, and More

Interested in purchasing a luxury compact SUV? Check out this list of the 10 best luxury compact SUVs for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales data (from June 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019). They provide a great combination of passenger space, cargo storage, and versatility.

Rankings Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Most Wanted Cars for 2020

Thinking about buying a used car or truck? CarMax data shows the top vehicles America has been searching for on carmax.com on the cusp of the new year. The Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500, and Chevrolet Silverado rose to the top of our national most-wanted list.

Trends Monday, January 13, 2020
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10 Best Tailgating Cars for 2018

This article can help you find some great vehicles for tailgating — whether it’s football season or not!

Rankings Friday, July 19, 2019
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Top 10 Dream Vehicles

The vehicle of your dreams is waiting for you and is loaded with features that will have you on cloud nine. Check out our list of some of the best CarMax-recommended vehicles to help make your dreams a reality.

Rankings Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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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.

Buying a Car Friday, February 23, 2018
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