Cars That Start With U

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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 U?

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

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

2023 Ultima Evolution driving on a small country road in the UK
Ultima Evolution with a Supercharged 7.0 V8

Top Cars That Start With U

  • Ultima

Cars That Start With U: Still In Production

There are eight automobile manufacturers producing vehicles whose names start with the letter U. Here they are in alphabetical order:

UD TrucksUro
United Auto IndustriesUttara Motors

One of the ultimate mixes of American V8 power and British engineering is the Ultima RS fitted with a 7 liter Chevrolet V8 engine and here is a magnificent video of the Ultima RS driving in the Targa Tasmania in Australia:

TARGA Tasmania 2022 - Ultima RS, Pure Sound

Cars That Start With U: That Defunct

Since the invention of the self-propelled vehicle, there have been 19 automobile manufacturers that are no longer in business. Just like the letter Q, there aren’t a lot of manufacturers currently and in the past using T.

Here they are in alphabetical order from their country of origin:


  • Underberg
  • Unic
  • Urric


  • Urbanina


  • UMM


  • UNO

United Kingdom


United States

UnionUnited StatesUpton Machine Company
UnitedUnitoUpton Motor Company
United Motorcar CompanyUniversalUS Automobile

Source: Wikipedia

orange UAZ Classic Combi Expedition standing on a snowy road in Russia
New UAZ Classic Combi Expedition Edition

Final Thoughts On Cars That Start With U

Hopefully, you are surprised how many car manufacturers there are that names begin with U 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 U?

While there aren’t a lot of vehicle manufacturers starting with the letter U, we at least have Ultima with their bonkers EVO Coupe with 1020HP and only weighs 2,094lbs (950kg) and costs only $143,560.

What Does The U Mean In SUV?

The U in SUV means Utility; in total, it stands for Sports Utility Vehicle.
An extraordinary range of SUVs and cars made new divisions in the car market, like CUVs, known as Compact Utility Vehicles.