The 135 Best Songs About Cars

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Cars are among the most popular luxury goods in our society. Especially in Germany, owners love their cars. The automobile means freedom and independence for many.

We travel by car in the Vacation, driving to shopping or to work. Germans spend an average of several hours a week traveling by car. A little music can not hurt.

This playlist focuses on songs that deal with the topic of cars in their songs.

It’s no coincidence that there are hundreds of songs about cars and driving. Almost everyone owns a car or has owned a car at some point in their lives. Many musicians are also car lovers or have experienced an exciting story while traveling in a car.

Originally, our list was limited to 100 songs, but the seemingly endless selection of songs dealing with cars and driving made our playlist grow to 135 songs.

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No matter what kind of car you own – a small car, a minivan, or a sedan, here you will surely find the right song for you and your car. Our playlist contains the best pop, hip-hop, and Rock songs, written about cars and driving a car.

Some of the most famous car songs are even related to cars of certain makes and models. Classics by Prince with “Little Red Corvette”, “Brand New Cadillac” by The Clash, “Mercedes Benz” by Janis Joplin, or “Red Camaro” by Rascal Flatts provide car lovers with the right soundtrack while driving.

In addition to classics, our car playlist also includes many modern songs that are just waiting to be discovered by you. Have fun browsing!

(At the end of the article we have created a Spotify playlist for you with all the songs listed here.)

The 135 best car songs:

Each song is linked to its music video via the title.

№: Song: Performer: Listen:
1. Let Me Ride Dr. Dre (featuring Snoop Dogg)
2. Brand New Cadillac The Clash
3. Autobahn Kraftwerk
4. Low Rider War
5. I’m In Love With My Car Queen
6. On the Road Again Willie Nelson
7. Drive-by Stalking Nightstop
8. Little Red Corvette Prince
9. Cars Gary Numan
10. In My Car (I’ll Be the Driver) Shania Twain
11. Fun, Fun, Fun The Beach Boys
12. Drive (Los Angeles) Lolawolf
13. Always Crashing in the Same Car David Bowie
14. Passenger Side Wilco
15. Somebody Stole My Car The Kinks
16. Stolen Car Bruce Springsteen
17. Red Camaro Rascal Flatts
18. Life is a Highway Tom Cochran
19. Mercedes Deadmau5
20. The Passenger Iggy Pop
21. Pink Cadillac Natalie Cole
22. Fast Car Tracy Chapman
23. Cars Hiss by My Window The Doors
24. My Ol’ Bronco Luke Bryan
25. Lovedrive Scorpions
26. Cruisin’ Smokey Robinson
27. Racing in the Streets Bruce Springsteen
28. Shut Up and Drive Rihanna
29. Brand New Car The Rolling Stones
30. Horsepower Justice
31. Race With the Devil Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps
32. Trans Europe Express Kraftwerk
33. Somewhere in My Car Keith Urban
34. You Can Sleep While I Drive Melissa Etheridge
35. Fuel Metallica
36. In My Car Gold Panda
37. Red Barchetta Rush
38. Mercedes Benz Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band
39. Camaro Kings of Leon
40. Slow Ride Foghat
41. Flash Drive Wave Racer, BABY
42. Queen of the Highway The Doors
43. Maybellene Chuck Berry
44. Roadrunner Bo Diddley
45. Drive Slow Kid Froopy
46. Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
47. Greased Lightning John Travolta
48. Three Chords and the Truth Sara Evans
49. Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car Billy Ocean
50. Pink Cadillac Bruce Springsteen
51. Long Black Limousine Elvis Presley
52. The Distance Cake
53. Un accident de voiture TEPR
54. Automobile John Prine
55. The Back Seat of My Car Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney
56. Cadillac Ranch Bruce Springsteen
57. Red Camaro Keith Urban
58. Under My Wheels Alice Cooper
59. Moonlight Drive The Doors
60. Drive South Suzy Bogguss
61. Ocean Drive Miami Nights 1984
62. Drive My Car The Beatles
63. Car Wash Rose Royce
64. Slick Black Cadillac Quiet Riot
65. This Car of Mine The Beach Boys
66. Free Ride Edgar Winter Group
67. Mercury Blues Steve Miller Band
68. Fastest Girl in Town Miranda Lambert
69. The Corvette Song (The One I Loved Back Then) George Jones
70. The Car Was the One Mark Knopfler
71. Back of the Car Miike Snow
72. Beep Beep The Playmates
73. Trans Am Thompson Square
74. With You, Friends (Long Drive) Skrillex
75. I Can’t Drive 55 Sammy Hagar
76. Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
77. Hey Little Cobra The Rip Chords
78. What Car Cliff Richard
79. Go Speed Racer Go Sponge
80. Shut Up and Drive Chely Wright
81. 409 The Beach Boys
82. Bitchin’ Camaro The Dead Milkmen
83. Little Deuce Coupe The Beach Boys
84. Panama Van Halen
85. Hot Rod Heart John Fogerty
86. I Gotsta Get Paid ZZ Top
87. The Car Jeff Carson
88. Road Racin’ Riot
89. Bad Habit The Offspring
90. Nobody’s Car Jethro Tull
91. Cadillac Red The Judds
92. No Particular Place to Go Chuck Berry
93. Little GTO Ronny & The Daytonas
94. A Wednesday Car Johnny Cash
95. Ol’ 55 Eagles
96. White Car Yes
97. Beep Beep (Little Nash Rambler) The Playmates
98. White Walls Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis (featuring Schoolboy Q & Hollis)
99. Pacific Coast Highway Kavinsky
100. Turn This Car Around Tom Petty
101. Gold Trans Am Kesha
102. Mercury Blues Alan Jackson
103. Jerry Was a Race Car Driver Primus
104. May We All Florida Georgia Line
105. In My Car Joe Walsh
106. My Church Maren Morris
107. Let’s Go to Heaven in My Car Brian Wilson
108. Fantastic Voyage Coolio
109. Long Black Shiny Car Restless
110. Highway Star Deep Purple
111. One Piece at a Time Johnny Cash
112. Thunder Road Bruce Springsteen
113. Second-Hand Car Spiv The Kinks
114. Radar Love Golden Earring
115. Brand New Cadillac Vince Taylor
116. Counting Blue Cars Dishwalla
117. Cool Little Car John Lee Hooker
118. Dashboard Modest Mouse
119. Paradise by the Dashboard Light Meat Loaf
120. Cars Are Cars Paul Simon
121. She’ll Drive the Big Car David Bowie
122. I Love My Car Belle & Sebastian
123. Two Black Cadillacs Carrie Underwood
124. Bitchin’ Camaro Dead Milkmen
125. Race Car Ya-Yas Cake
126. Skidmarks on My Heart The Go-Go’s
127. All I Wanted Was A Car Brad Paisley
128. Mary’s New Car Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
129. Hot Rod Lincoln Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen
130. Devil in My Car The B-52’s
131. Built for Speed Stray Cats
132. Passenger Seat Death Cab for Cutie
133. Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car Billy Ocean
134. Dali’s Car Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
135. 455 Rocket Kathy Mattea

Car Songs Spotify Playlist:

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