Canada

Cheap Car Hire in Canada from $32

Toronto, ON, Canada
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Toronto, ON, Canada
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Canada car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Canada. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

Thrifty

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

$107

Cheapest price per day

$32

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Canada?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Canada, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 1,849 pickup locations in Canada to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Price

$49 - $105

Out of all the popular cities in Canada, Toronto is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $49/day. Renting a car in Toronto is 53% cheaper than renting one in Calgary where the per day rate is around $105. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Canada to get a rental car in are: Vancouver ($53/day), Victoria ($101/day), and Calgary ($105/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Toronto should expect to spend around $49/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Canada is Toronto.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Canada?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Canada and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

January

$39

February

$39

March

$37

April

$47

May

$66

June

$95

July

$108

August

$108

September

$71

October

$62

November

$47

December

$64

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Canada is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Canada

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Canada and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Canada this past week from 2,613 hire locations out of 95 hire agencies. Prices for a Canada small car hire start from $32/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size

Full-size

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Canada

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Canada to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Small cars

$55 - $236

All Car Types

$60 - $124

To hire a small car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $94/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Canada (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$236/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canada, hiring a small car saves you 3% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Canada small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $91/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Canada (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$135/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canada, hiring a medium car saves you 6% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Canada medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $87/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Canada (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$142/day). In fact, February is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canada, hiring a large car saves you 9% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Canada large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Canada, you would pay an average price of $99/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Canada (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$152/day). In fact, January is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canada, hiring a SUV is 4% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Canada SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Canada, you would pay an average price of $72/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a van in Canada (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$168/day). In fact, October is about 5% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Canada, hiring a van saves you 25% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Toyota Auris$32/day
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Toyota Yaris$32/day
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Toyota Auris$45/day
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Top rental agencies in Canada

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Canada known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Canada. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Canada, including locations near Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. Check out reviews from past customers, confirm pickup locations, and other critical details before booking your reservation.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

565 locations

Discount Car & Truck Rentals

295 locations

Budget

246 locations

Avis

183 locations

Hertz

170 locations

National

149 locations

DISCOUNT.QUEBEC

130 locations

Thrifty

111 locations

Best Canada car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Canada. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Canada with an average daily rate of $64. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on rental cars within the Canada region, including options close to Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. To make sure you find the deal you're looking for, verify the details of the rental, such as car type, price, and pickup address.
Toyota Auris$32/day
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Toyota Auris
Toyota Yaris$32/day
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Toyota Yaris
Toyota Auris$45/day
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Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Canada, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Canada?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Trust Auto (10.0 rating), Alamo (8.5 rating) and Driving Force (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Canada.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Canada?

    The most popular car hire company at Canada is Thrifty. With prices on SUV starting at $59/day about 276% more people book with Thrifty than other companies in the country.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Canada?

    At $99/day, it is 6% cheaper on average to rent a car in Toronto than any other city in Canada. The cheapest price found in Canada was for $62/day in Toronto.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Canada?

    In Canada, drivers are expected to drive on the right side of the road.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Canada

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Canada. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Canada. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Electric

Electric

Airport car hires in Canada
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