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The best album credited to The Cars is The Cars which is ranked number 306 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 6,451.

The Cars is ranked number 243 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 8,720.

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Jun
05
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20:00
Bob Jovi & Just What I Needed - Bon Jovi & The Cars Tribute
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26
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Cars Tribute by Moving In Stereo
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The Cars best albums

The following albums by The Cars are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1978
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1984
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927
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1979
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632
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1981
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278
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1980
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163
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1985
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125
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2011
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86
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1987
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49
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1995
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11
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2017
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Total albums: 10. Page 1 of 1

This may not be a complete discography for The Cars.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Cars best tracks

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1.
Rating: 90 (222 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 86 (79 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Heartbeat City)
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Rating: 86 (174 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 86 (169 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 85 (139 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 85 (148 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 85 (58 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Heartbeat City)
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Rating: 84 (51 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Heartbeat City)
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Rating: 84 (131 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 84 (34 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Shake It Up)
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Rating: 83 (52 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Candy-O)
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Rating: 83 (35 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Heartbeat City)
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Rating: 83 (26 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Shake It Up)
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Rating: 83 (40 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Candy-O)
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Rating: 82 (33 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Candy-O)
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Rating: 82 (130 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Cars)
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Rating: 81 (35 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Candy-O)
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Rating: 81 (33 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Candy-O)
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Rating: 80 (35 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Heartbeat City)
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Rating: 80 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Move Like This)

The Cars ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 64 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 13% of artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a mean average rating of 77.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 77.4/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 13.1.

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From 09/17/2019 00:56
Rest In Peace Ric Ocasek
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From 02/10/2019 17:14
Still sounds great, 40 years later... but really, these guys lend themselves to a greatest hits album. Singles galore, but no 'album statement'.
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From 10/21/2014 03:10
Great beach and road music for the late 70's - early 80's
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From 11/13/2012 12:44
Singles are great, overall albums are alright. One of those memorable bands that you like, but only listen to if you hear them on the radio.
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From 08/20/2012 10:18
I've never really been a fan of the albums, but I love the singles.
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From 11/18/2011 04:06
Grade based on the first two albums. They're good enough to completely disregard the eighties euro-synth crap they only took 30 years to get past with Move Like This.
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