The marketing-obsessed folks over at Adweek have compiled a list of the most-watched advertisements on YouTube of all time. Six of those 20 ads are automotive-related, which should come as no surprise, considering the amount of money automakers pour into car ads.

Adweek did not factor in movie trailers, or banned international ads. Both would throw the curve of top ads, and the latter would certainly include a few car commercials. Most of these videos are less than three years old, highlighting the widespread accessibility to smartphones and streaming video.

It should come as a shock to no one that Kia's Dancing Hamsters are on the list. The breakdancing rodents have been busting moves since 2009, but it was their collaboration with LMFAO to crash a video game that got them onto this list.

Also on the list is Ken Block's Gymkhana, which we tend to forget is a DC Shoes commercial. While Adweek views it as merely an ad for this story's purposes, we know that Block's automotive acrobatics are far more than a shill for shoes.

Check out the collection of videos below to see which ads made the list, and which one was the most watched.
Chrysler: Born of Fire (15 million views)



Honda: Matthew's Day Off (16 million views)



Kia: Dancing Hamsters (18 million)



Acura: Transactions (18 million views)



DC Shoes: Ken Block's Gymkhana Five (24 million views)



Volkswagen: The Force (54 million views)



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      wickedme91
      • 2 Years Ago
      I love the NSX and Force ads.
      Black Dynamite
      • 2 Years Ago
      The only ad worth a damn was the Hampsters...... BD
        PDKid
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Black Dynamite
        LMFAO song Hamsters Intentional video game graphics Kia Soul Misspelled "Hampsters" I beg your pardon, but I just judged you.
        axiomatik
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Black Dynamite
        The Hamster commercials are seriously lame, every single one of them. I do not understand why they are popular. CGI animals singing? ZOMG THAT IS SO GROUNDBREAKING AND SO FUNNY!!!!1!!!!111!111 I NEED TO WATCH IT OVER AND OVER AGAIN!!!!
        jonnybimmer
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Black Dynamite
        The original hamster commercial, definitely a hit. This one, pass.
        4540flossy
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Black Dynamite
        "Hamsters" surely?
      turbomonkey2k
      • 2 Years Ago
      Every one of them suck compared to THIS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siWVgAzhFC8
        Tim
        • 2 Years Ago
        @turbomonkey2k
        All of the other ads blow that one away.. The chick isn't anything to write home about. You must have dreams about licking froth off of a chicks breast.
      budwsr25
      • 2 Years Ago
      What I have never understood is why Auto Companys spend so much on ads. The ads for specific cars ad trucks can only be used for a short time. Also the ads with the financing deals are a waste becuase only 1% of the buyers actually are allowed to get the deals at those rates.
        PDKid
        • 2 Years Ago
        @budwsr25
        The rates bring the customers in. Who cares if they don't qualify, you have to get them in the door to sell them and if you're confident in your product and sales staff then they'll do the rest. I work in the business, and when finance and rebate specials are running, we often see increases in actual purchase prices. Ads build the client's emotion before they walk in the door and, far more often than not, emotion sells the car more than anything else.
        axiomatik
        • 2 Years Ago
        @budwsr25
        I qualify for the offers. I don't see any problem with it. Maybe work on improving your credit?
      adika3z
      • 2 Years Ago
      i am so tired of this many stupid vehicle commericals on the tv show, what for, why need it, that is WASTE WASTE commericals for nothing
      antacid
      • 2 Years Ago
      Went through the whole list and wouldnt put a single one of them in my list of best ads. None of them were artistic or unique, just conservative and safe. It seems like all you need to get youtube views is "superbowl" in the title of your video.
      Ducman69
      • 2 Years Ago
      And the other 14 have a thumbnail of cleavage or something else that at least appears sexy.
      4gasem
      • 2 Years Ago
      AdBlock for the win... I see NO ads!
      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      In other news, "9 out of 10 articles on Autoblog are advertisements in disguise."
      JIMMY
      • 2 Years Ago
      The Only Car Ad worth a damn is the Kia Commercial with "Adriana Lima"
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