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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
2,362 1,461
BMW is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

2
2,260 1,367
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

3
2,154 1,497
Porsche is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

4
1,752 1,024
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

5
1,758 1,101
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

6
1,227 838
Aston Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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7
1,180 928
Rolls-Royce Limited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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8
1,610 1,268
Toyota Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

9
1,057 785
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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10
941 877
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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11
1,114 1,020
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

12
1,254 996
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

13
1,229 981
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

14
836 949
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

15
1,154 1,076
Ford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

16
948 721
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

17
890 542
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

18
791 521
McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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19
882 833
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

20
906 946
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

21
872 709
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

22
813 321
Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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23
742 600
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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24
764 821
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

25
798 819
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked