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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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1,277 869
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

2
1,371 831
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

3
1,434 849
BMW is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
BMW

4
1,063 610
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

5
1,073 674
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

6
690 469
Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
PabloMartinez added Aston Martin

7
644 552
Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Rolls-Royce

8
930 754
Toyota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

9
574 467
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Maserati

10
770 554
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

11
607 448
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Bugatti

12
669 625
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

13
679 666
Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

14
517 579
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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15
546 455
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

16
429 246
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

17
718 641
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

18
494 490
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

19
417 290
McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added McLaren Automotive

20
481 498
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

21
516 603
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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22
390 375
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Koenigsegg

23
505 450
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

24
495 540
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

25
385 377
Pagani is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

26
391 139
Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
David Evans added Lamborghini

27
367 425
Cadillac is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

28
338 275
Land Rover is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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29
244 332
Lotus Cars is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Lotus Cars

30
293 120
Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Ferrari

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323 457
Jeep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

32
245 414
Mitsubishi Group is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
yaypaul added Mitsubishi

33
212 418
Lincoln Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

34
210 385
GMC is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
GMC

35
194 169
Mazda Speed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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36
171 459
Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

37
188 481
Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

38
171 191
Volkswagen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Volkswagen

39
188 302
Hyundai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
AbdullahHaris added Hyundai

40
177 398
Pontiac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

41
119 296
Saab Automobile AB is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Saab Automobile AB

42
149 263
Mini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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43
167 452
Citroën is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

44
106 324
TVR is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
TVR

45
150 375
Suzuki Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

46
128 351
Skoda Auto Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Skoda Auto Slovakia

47
101 256
Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Peugeot

48
85 232
Triumph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Triumph

49
69 152
Peterbilt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Peterbilt

50
91 253
Opel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Opel