TV The Best Car TV Shows  

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List Rules No planes or trains on this list. It's all about the automobiles.

The very best car shows on television, ranked from best to worst by hot rod fanatics like you. This list of the greatest car TV shows is a compilation of all the best car repair shows, the top factual car shows, the best sitcoms featuring cars, and the greatest DIY car shows. Automotive TV series have been a television staple for years, so there are plenty of great car TV shows to choose from when selecting what you consider to be the best car TV show. This list of the top car TV programs is made up of long-running car series like (British favorite) "Top Gear" and "Wrecked" – "Life In The Crash Lane" as well as car related sitcoms like "Car 54, Where Are You?" and "Home Improvement." 

What are the top TV shows about cars? What are the most informative car shows? What are the most entertaining car shows? Since this list is ranked best to worst by other car TV show enthusiasts like you, it should be a good staring point to answer those questions. If you don't see your favorite car TV show on the list, make sure to add it to this list of the greatest automotive series.

If all this car talk has you in the mood to look at more cars, skip the Netflix binge session, and first check out the worst cars ever (which have probably been featured in some kind of "Top Gear" demolition derby at some point) and the worst race car crashes of all time to see what they likely looked like after.
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Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Top Gear Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May

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Fast N' Loud is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Fast N' Loud Christie Brimberry, Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufmann

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Overhaulin' is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Overhaulin' Courtney Hansen, Adrienne Janic, Chris Jacobs

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WheelerDealers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
WheelerDealers Mike Brewer, Edd China

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Counting Cars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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Gearz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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Chasing Classic Cars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Chasing Classic Cars Wayne Carini, David Gooding, McKeel Hagerty

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Xtreme 4x4 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Xtreme 4x4 Ian Johnson, Jessi Combs

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MuscleCar TV is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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Street Outlaws is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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Horsepower TV is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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My Classic Car is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
My Classic Car Dennis Gage

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Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld Jeremy Clarkson, Giovanni Agnelli, Fabio Di Segni

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Monster Garage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Monster Garage Jesse James, Jesse James, Thom Beers

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MotorWeek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
MotorWeek Yolanda Vazquez

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Top Gear US is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Top Gear US

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Fifth Gear is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Fifth Gear Tiff Needell, Vicki Butler-Henderson, Jason Plato

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Two Guys Garage is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Two Guys Garage Kevin Byrd, Bryan Fuller, Sam Memmolo

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Hot Rod TV is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Hot Rod TV Lee Reherman, Clark Gillie, Skratch

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Misfit Garage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Misfit Garage

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Car Crazy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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American Hot Rod is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
American Hot Rod Mike Curtis, Boyd Coddington, Mike Rowe

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Jay Leno's Garage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Jay Leno's Garage

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Graveyard Carz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Graveyard Carz Mark Worman, Royal Yoakum, Mike Hill

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Pimp My Ride is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Pimp My Ride Xzibit, Buck

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Trick My Truck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Trick My Truck Ryan Ryno Templeton

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How It's Made is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
How It's Made Mark Tewksbury, Lynne Adams, Brooks Moore

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Desert Car Kings is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Desert Car Kings J.K. Simmons, Barry Jaggers, Jason McClure

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Truck U is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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Home Improvement is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Home Improvement Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman

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Chop Cut Rebuild is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Chop Cut Rebuild Dan Woods, Rich Evans, Craig Chaffers

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Trucks! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Trucks! Mel Fair, Stacey David, Paul Vinson

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Roadkill by Motortred, sponsored by Dodge

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Rides is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Rides Jason Priestley, Chip Foose, Troy Trepanier

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Dream Car Garage is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Dream Car Garage Marni Van Dyk, Tom Hnatiw, Peter Klutt

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Pinks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Pinks Mark Riccadonna, Jeff Moll, Ron Buckholz

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Barrett-jackson Auction Compan... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Barrett-jackson Auction Company - the World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions

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All Girls Garage is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
All Girls Garage Jessi Combs, Bogi Lateiner, Cristy Lee

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Top Gear Motorsport is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Top Gear Motorsport Tiff Needell

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AmeriCARna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
AmeriCarna Ray Evernham - AmeriCarna takes viewers on a tour through American culture through the lens of one of its greatest inventions: the automobile. Three-time NASCAR champion crew chief and ultimate car guy Ray Evernham hosts a cross-country trek, ...

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Top Gear Australia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Top Gear Australia Charlie Cox, Warren Brown

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SuperCars Exposed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
SuperCars Exposed Tanner Foust

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Wrecks to Riches Barry White - Wrecks To Riches is a television show shown on Discovery channel. The show focuses on Barry White and his staff buying old cars for little money and turning them into Super Muscle cars.

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Vegas Rat Rods is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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Full Custom Garage Ian Roussel - Ian Roussel builds far out kustom cars and trucks from left over scrap metal and parts into beautiful kustom autos and makes it look easy. A true artist and kustomizer. You can watch his shows on Mav tv on Friday nights, on ...

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Wacky Races is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Wacky Races Daws Butler, Don Messick, John Stephenson

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Pinks / Pinks All Out is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Pinks / Pinks All Out

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Hot Rod Garage By Motortrend,  Presented by Lincoln Tech

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Used Car Roadshow is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Used Car Roadshow Jason Dawe

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Ice Road Truckers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Ice Road Truckers Alex Debogorski, Thom Beers, Hugh Rowland