Financially savvy car shoppers like to buy used cars because they know that new cars depreciate quickly, from 11% to as much as 30% the first year.

Whether you're shopping for a used car for your teen, a minivan for the family, or you want a fun sports car for buzzing around town, you want to get the best car for your money.

CarMax, (KMX) - Get Report   the nation's largest used car retailer, has compiled several lists of best-selling used cars based on recent sales data.

These are the best-selling used cars in 15 categories:

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