Cars That Start With I

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With so many new automobile manufacturers starting to appear worldwide, the question is always, what are the cars that start with I?

We will go through current and defunct manufacturers and see how many are there and where there.

Here are all the car names starting with I, but let’s first look at the top manufacturers.

Top 3 Cars That Start With I

  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Italdesign Giugiaro
2018 red and black italdesign zerouno driving on a twisty b road
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Cars That Start With I: Still In Production

There are 18 automobile manufacturers producing vehicles whose names start with the letter I, and here they are in alphabetical order:

Ifad Autos LtdINKASIsdera
IkarbusInnoson MotorsIso
IM MotorsInokomIsuzu
Indomobil GroupIntermeccanicaItalcar
Indus Motors CompanyIran KhodroItaldesign Giugiaro

Here is a glorious sound of the Italdesign Zerouno 5.2 V10 at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed:

€1.5 Million Italdesign Zerouno Supercar Exhaust Sound in Action at Goodwood

Cars That Start With I: That Defunct

Since the invention of the self-propelled vehicle, there have been 46 automobile manufacturers that are no longer in business, and here they are in alphabetical order from their country of origin:


  • IAME
  • IAVA
  • IKA


  • Ilinga


  • Imperia


  • Induco
  • Inter


  • IFA


IATOInnocentiIsotta Fraschini


  • Ishikawajima


  • Intrall


  • IzhAvto


  • IDA-Opel
  • IMK 14. oktobar Kruševac
  • IMR
  • IMT


  • Ideal
  • IPV
  • Izaro


  • Imza

United Kingdom


United States

Illinois ElectricImperial ElectricIndianapolisInternational Harvester
ImpImperial Motor Car CompanyInter-StateInternational Motor Cars
ImperialIndependent HarvesterInternationalInternational Power Company
Imperial Automobile CompanyIndianaInternational Cyclecar CompanyIroquois

Source: Wikipedia

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Final Thoughts On Cars That Start With I

Hopefully, you are surprised how many car manufacturers there are that names begin with I and the massive amount in the past.

It would have been interesting if most of these older manufacturers were still in production today.


What Expensive Cars Start With The Letter I?

If you are in the market for an SUV, Infinity, with its QX80 Sensory 4WD, can set you back $95,069 with the correctly specified accessories.
If you fancy a unique and rare Italian supercar, look no further than the Italdesign Zerouno for about $1,600,000; only 5 of these cars are made.

What Is A Car That Starts With An I?

There aren’t many vehicle manufacturers whose names start with an I, but you will likely have heard Infinity, Isuzu, and Italdesign.