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Improving Gas Mileage

Tips to help you go farther between trips to the pump.

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See just how efficient your options really are.

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Electrics And Hybrids

Interested in alternative fuel options and gas savings? Take a look at our guide on electrics and hybrids.

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Car Research & Reviews

Honda Fit vs. Kia Soul: Which to Buy

The Honda Fit and Kia Soul are popular small utility vehicles. This article summarizes the advantages and drawbacks of each and provides a side-by-side comparison to help you make the best choice for your needs.

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Car Research & Reviews

Which SUV? Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

Shopping for an SUV? The Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ford Explorer are great buys, but one may be better for your needs than the other. Check out this Ford Explorer vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee model comparison!

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Car Research & Reviews

Your Ultimate Road Trip Checklist

Check out this article for plenty of ideas for road trip destinations, or in case you want some pointers on what to pack in your car for a longer trip, whether you’re by yourself or with the whole family.

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Car Research & Reviews

10 Best Sports Cars for 2017

These top sports cars are for drivers who want getting there to be at least half the fun!

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Finance Education

How Auto Financing Works

Lots of people who come to CarMax for a used car or truck want to finance their purchase. It’s a common process, and we help these customers every day. But just how does the used car financing process work? In this article, we pull back the curtain on auto financing and explain it all, step by step. We think you’ll see that financing a used vehicle doesn’t have to be a daunting proposition.

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Car Research & Reviews

Best Podcasts for Kicking Up Your Commute

In this article, you’ll learn about 23 podcasts that tackle science, sports, crime, relationships, and life’s tough questions. Plug them into your listening rotation to make your commutes pass by in no time!

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Car Research & Reviews

Ultimate Guide to Commuting Infographic

The best commuter cars have these 11 critical qualities for comfort and entertainment. How many are in your car?

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Car Research & Reviews

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4: Two Popular Small SUVs

The Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 are both top-selling all-wheel drive SUVs, and each has its own particular strengths. After reading this article, you’ll be able to understand how they’re alike and how they’re different, and determine which AWD SUV best suits your needs.

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Car Research & Reviews

2017's Most Wanted Cars

We’re taking a closer look at the most searched cars and trucks on carmax.com in 2017. Shoppers across the country are looking for Jeep Wranglers, Ford F-150s, and Honda Accords. They also want lots of vehicle features to enhance their rides. Shoppers in Atlanta want a Chevy Tahoe and third-row seats. People in Washington, DC, like looking for a Jeep Wrangler and Bluetooth®. In Austin, shoppers are hunting for a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and leather seats. And, in Boise, folks can’t get enough of the Ford F-150 with 4X4 power!

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Finance Education

12 Great Ways to Save Money on Your Next Used Car

Lots of folks are ready to buy a car or truck, but they’re not sure where to start and they don’t want to pay an arm and a leg. We’ve come up with a dozen different ways to help you save money on your next used car.

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