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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
2,370 1,661
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
2
2,520 1,539
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
3
2,635 1,649
BMW is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
4
1,940 1,131
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
5
1,949 1,224
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
6
1,358 940
Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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7
1,327 1,024
Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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8
1,795 1,389
Toyota Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
9
1,170 890
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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10
1,051 996
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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11
1,240 1,132
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
12
1,397 1,116
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
13
1,390 1,091
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
14
1,316 1,189
Ford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
15
934 1,058
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
16
1,048 797
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
17
995 622
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
18
887 598
McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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19
986 933
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
20
987 782
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
21
1,006 1,047
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
22
922 372
Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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23
815 671
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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24
832 896
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
25
859 894
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked