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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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1,641 1,133
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

2
1,798 1,062
BMW is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
BMW

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1,713 1,034
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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1,330 765
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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1,363 833
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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909 608
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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863 700
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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1,203 964
Toyota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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709 624
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Maserati

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780 569
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Bugatti

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825 770
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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938 708
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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876 824
Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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687 553
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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609 339
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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641 711
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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902 765
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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552 373
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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593 612
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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686 713
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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650 614
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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525 456
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Koenigsegg

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638 543
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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607 648
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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547 203
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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496 451
Pagani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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475 528
Cadillac is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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427 183
Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Ferrari

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438 371
Land Rover is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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322 418
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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426 551
Jeep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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307 525
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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289 252
Mazda Speed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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283 488
GMC is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
GMC

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272 516
Lincoln Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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255 279
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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227 561
Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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231 589
Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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257 389
Hyundai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
AbdullahHaris added Hyundai

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242 483
Pontiac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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203 341
Mini is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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152 383
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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Citroën is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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133 405
TVR is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
TVR

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181 468
Suzuki Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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159 438
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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108 226
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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113 310
Triumph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Triumph

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142 327
Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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159 376
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