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

2
1,122 701
Mercedes-Benz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

3
1,162 716
BMW is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
BMW

4
864 510
Ferrari S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

5
889 556
Audi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

6
537 366
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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500 448
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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453 359
Maserati is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Maserati

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763 639
Toyota is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

10
564 521
Lexus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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624 464
Tesla Motors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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483 379
Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Bugatti

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425 484
Volvo Cars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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544 566
Ford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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608 550
Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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449 388
Bentley Motors Limited is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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394 395
Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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397 416
Alfa Romeo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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338 231
McLaren Automotive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added McLaren Automotive

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319 180
Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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306 303
Koenigsegg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Koenigsegg

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406 518
Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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413 381
Subaru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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413 475
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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275 94
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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305 315
Pagani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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294 356
Cadillac is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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263 209
Land Rover is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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188 81
Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Ferrari

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187 271
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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255 392
Jeep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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195 332
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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128 108
Mazda Speed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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166 342
Lincoln Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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153 328
GMC is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
GMC

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111 126
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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146 226
Hyundai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
AbdullahHaris added Hyundai

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153 396
Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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132 384
Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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89 222
Saab Automobile AB is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Saab Automobile AB

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138 330
Pontiac is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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104 201
Mini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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136 382
Citroën is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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47 95
Peterbilt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Peterbilt

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123 306
Suzuki Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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75 187
Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Peugeot

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106 279
Skoda Auto Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Skoda Auto Slovakia

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31 77
Cord Automobile is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Cord Automobile

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26 68
Datsun is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Datsun

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65 185
Opel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Opel