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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
2,378 1,667
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
2
2,527 1,547
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
3
2,644 1,651
BMW is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
4
1,946 1,135
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
5
1,953 1,231
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
6
1,362 945
Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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7
1,330 1,027
Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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8
1,798 1,397
Toyota Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
9
1,053 998
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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10
1,173 893
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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11
1,400 1,120
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
12
1,244 1,134
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
13
1,392 1,096
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
14
1,319 1,194
Ford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
15
936 1,062
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
16
1,051 800
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
17
997 625
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
18
890 600
McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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19
988 936
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
20
1,009 1,049
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
21
988 784
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
22
925 372
Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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23
815 673
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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24
834 899
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
25
861 897
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked