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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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1,253 849
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

2
1,343 815
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

3
1,411 833
BMW is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
BMW

4
1,043 599
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

5
1,046 665
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

6
674 456
Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
PabloMartinez added Aston Martin

7
627 541
Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Rolls-Royce

8
909 741
Toyota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

9
561 460
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Maserati

10
593 437
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Bugatti

11
754 548
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

12
658 616
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

13
666 657
Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

14
505 570
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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15
534 449
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

16
415 239
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

17
710 633
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

18
412 282
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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482 483
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

20
470 492
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

21
504 593
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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381 368
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Koenigsegg

23
493 445
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

24
486 533
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

25
375 370
Pagani is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

26
379 133
Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
David Evans added Lamborghini

27
330 266
Land Rover is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

28
359 417
Cadillac is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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237 325
Lotus Cars is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Lotus Cars

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283 115
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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313 450
Jeep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

32
242 404
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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206 412
Lincoln Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

34
202 380
GMC is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
GMC

35
183 164
Mazda Speed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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166 452
Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

37
183 473
Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

38
164 183
Volkswagen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Volkswagen

39
182 295
Hyundai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
AbdullahHaris added Hyundai

40
175 390
Pontiac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

41
115 290
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
145 256
Mini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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163 446
Citroën is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

44
103 317
TVR is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
TVR

45
148 368
Suzuki Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

46
126 342
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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99 247
Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Peugeot

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83 225
Triumph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Triumph

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67 146
Peterbilt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Peterbilt

50
88 245
Opel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Opel