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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

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2,140 954
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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2,094 606
WheelerDealers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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

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1,084 351
Gearz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
kathryn-dixon-david added Stacey David's Gearz

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1,203 593
Chasing Classic Cars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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811 695
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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875 437
MuscleCar TV is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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938 333
Street Outlaws is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
RichardShumack added Street Outlaws

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677 324
Horsepower TV is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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585 367
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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570 517
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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799 914
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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695 519
Top Gear US is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
stewart.c.randall added 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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505 363
Two Guys Garage is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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582 299
Hot Rod TV is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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473 351
Misfit Garage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
LisajohnSroczek added Misfit Garage

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413 562
Car Crazy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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341 91
Jay Leno's Garage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
mihai-ionescu added Jay Leno's Garage

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American Hot Rod is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
American Hot Rod Mike Curtis^! Boyd Coddington^! Mike Rowe

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247 137
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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235 103
How It's Made is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
How It's Made Mark Tewksbury, Lynne Adams, Brooks Moore

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401 761
Trick My Truck is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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473 348
Desert Car Kings is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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413 382
Truck U is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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362 489
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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244 64
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207 116
Trucks! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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359 311
Chop Cut Rebuild is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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267 246
Rides is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
RogerGrenon added Rides Jason Priestley, Chip Foose, Troy Trepanier

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235 209
Dream Car Garage is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
RogerGrenon added Dream Car Garage

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111 56
Barrett-jackson Auction Compan... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
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349 489
Pinks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Pinks Mark Riccadonna^! Jeff Moll^! Ron Buckholz

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209 153
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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205 431
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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155 223
AmeriCARna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
americarnavideos added 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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210 503
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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bobby-field added 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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Vegas Rat Rods is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Dave Yarnell added Vegas Rat Rods

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RogerGrenon added 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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183 439
SuperCars Exposed is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
SuperCars Exposed Tanner Foust

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180 622
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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254 387
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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Garret Hoffman added Hot Rod Garage By Motortrend,  Presented by Lincoln Tech

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397 398
Inside West Coast Customs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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55 61
Ice Road Truckers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car TV Shows
Matt Nama added Ice Road Truckers Alex Debogorski, Thom Beers, Hugh Rowland