cars The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Your favorite car manufacturers of all time, whether or not they're still in business.

Since the inception of the automobile over 100 years ago, the car manufacturing industry has been one of the most competitive businesses in modern history. With so many models and body types to choose from, car manufacturers need to combine a sleek model with fuel efficiency, safety and affordability in order to attract potential customers to buy their cars. Over the past few years, car manufacturers have done their best to combine these elements in order to match customer's wants and sensibilities. With hybrid cars becoming more mainstream, manufacturers are creating new models to catch up to the demand.

Some of the best car manufacturers are the most expensive. Making a high-demand vehicle is something that many manufacturers strive to do and sports cars like Porsche and Ferrari are always mentioned as the best cars due to the look of their cars and how fast they can go. Popular brands that have a variety body types are Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, BMW, Nissan and Honda to name a few.

Vote up the car manufacturer and best car makers that you think are the best. There is no right or wrong answer to why you think a particular car maker is better than the other; it's up to you to decide. From the top car company to the top car makers, they're all here on this car makers list, for car shoppers to peruse and vote on.

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Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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BMW is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
BMW

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Porsche is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Toyota is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Maserati is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Lexus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Ford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Subaru is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Pagani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Land Rover is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Cadillac is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Lotus Cars is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Mitsubishi Group is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Jeep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Land Rover Range Rover is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Lincoln Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Hyundai is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Saab Automobile AB is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Pontiac is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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GMC is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
GMC

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Mini is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Suzuki Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Skoda Auto Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Citroën is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Daimler-Benz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Kamaz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Opel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Plymouth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Volkswagen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked