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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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1,619 1,117
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

2
1,784 1,047
BMW is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
BMW

3
1,697 1,016
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

4
1,314 755
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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1,350 817
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

6
900 594
Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
PabloMartinez added Aston Martin

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853 686
Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Rolls-Royce

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1,188 949
Toyota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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703 613
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Maserati

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772 559
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Bugatti

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820 758
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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933 695
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

13
867 813
Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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681 545
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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634 701
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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598 333
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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893 758
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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543 367
McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added McLaren Automotive

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586 603
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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646 601
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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679 705
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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518 450
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Koenigsegg

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630 537
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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603 640
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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538 198
Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
David Evans added Lamborghini

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487 447
Pagani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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472 520
Cadillac is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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419 178
Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Ferrari

The Best GPU Manufacturers, Ranked

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434 364
Land Rover is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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318 414
Lotus Cars is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Lotus Cars

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420 546
Jeep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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305 519
Mitsubishi Group is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
yaypaul added Mitsubishi

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284 246
Mazda Speed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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279 482
GMC is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
GMC

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268 511
Lincoln Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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254 270
Volkswagen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Volkswagen

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226 555
Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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255 383
Hyundai is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
AbdullahHaris added Hyundai

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228 584
Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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240 477
Pontiac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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203 334
Mini is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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150 377
Saab Automobile AB is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Saab Automobile AB

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185 538
Citroën is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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131 400
TVR is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
TVR

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180 462
Suzuki Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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158 430
Skoda Auto Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Skoda Auto Slovakia

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106 220
Peterbilt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Peterbilt

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112 303
Triumph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Triumph

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141 321
Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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158 370
Plymouth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Plymouth The most famous model is the Superbird