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Sports cars

Sports cars are built for excitement rather than utility, usually pairing aggressive styling, sharp handling, and powerful engines to put a smile on your face—check out our listings of the top used sports cars below.

Two women driving in a convertable sports car in the country with the sun shining
2022 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

1. Ford Mustang

CarMax owner rating

4.6

Price range*$42,998$51,998
Estimated combined MPG17 MPG
RepairPal reliability rating 

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4 out of 5

Pros

  • Powerful four-cylinder and V8 engines
  • Cabin blends modern tech with retro style
  • Steering wheel has a more streamlined button layout

Cons

  • Digital screens are a polarizing design choice
  • B&O audio system lacks punch
  • Can be hard to get in and out
2018 Chevrolet Camaro 1LT

2. Chevrolet Camaro

CarMax owner rating

4.6

Price range*(data not available)
Estimated combined MPG16 MPG
RepairPal reliability rating 

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select undefined vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of undefined. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

4 out of 5

Pros

  • Impressive handling
  • Strong acceleration
  • Smooth ride

Cons

  • Poor visibility
  • Tiny rear seat
  • Limited trunk space
2022 Subaru WRX Base

3. Subaru WRX

CarMax owner rating

4.4

Price range*$27,998$36,998
Estimated combined MPG21 MPG
RepairPal reliability rating 

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select undefined vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of undefined. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

3.5 out of 5

Pros

  • Quick acceleration
  • Impressive handling
  • Precise steering

Cons

  • Lots of road noise
  • Infotainment touchscreen difficult to use
  • Cabin lacks refinement and upscale materials

FAQs about sports cars

Sports cars are cars that prioritize sharp handling and responsive acceleration. Some rely on large, powerful engines for blistering acceleration, while others shave excess weight for nimble handling. No single trait defines all sports cars beyond the idea that they should be exciting and engaging to drive.

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* Price excludes taxes, title, registration, and fees. Applicable transfer fees are due in advance of vehicle delivery and are separate from sales transactions.

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