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Cheap Car Hire in District of Columbia from $70

Washington, D.C., DC, United States
19 Feb — 26 Feb
Driver's age: 26-65
Washington, D.C., DC, United States
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District of Columbia car rentals in 2024

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

Most popular company

Avis

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

$86

Cheapest price per day

$70

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in District of Columbia?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in District of Columbia 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 12 February 2024.

January

$63

February

$73

March

$91

April

$91

May

$94

June

$94

July

$99

August

$97

September

$86

October

$91

November

$86

December

$82

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in District of Columbia is January. 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 District of Columbia

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in District of Columbia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 12 February 2024.

In District of Columbia, there are 15,239 active hire locations from 300 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in District of Columbia in the past week - currently priced from $70/day. View deals for 4 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in District of Columbia

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

Small cars

$57 - $140

All Car Types

$72 - $143

To hire a small car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $86/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in District of Columbia (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$140/day). In fact, April is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a small car saves you 18% 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 District of Columbia small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $95/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in District of Columbia (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$177/day). In fact, September is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a medium 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 District of Columbia medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $109/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in District of Columbia (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$157/day). In fact, April is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a large car is 5% 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 District of Columbia large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $105/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in District of Columbia (~$112/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$183/day). In fact, June is about 6% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a SUV is 0% 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 District of Columbia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Suzuki Swift$70/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i20$72/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20

Top rental agencies in District of Columbia

Explore the leading car hire agencies in District of Columbia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in District of Columbia. Reviews were last updated on 12 February 2024.

Avis

6.5
Okay
104 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.9

Budget

6.2
Okay
195 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.4

Hertz

5.7
Fair
445 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.7

Alamo

7.7
Good
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
77 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.5

National

9.2
Wonderful
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

Dollar

2.0
Poor
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Thrifty

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best District of Columbia car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in District of Columbia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in District of Columbia with an average daily rate of $86. Data was last updated on 12 February 2024.
Suzuki Swift$70/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i20$72/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Holden Commodore$73/day
5
M
A/C
Holden Commodore

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in District of Columbia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 February 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in District of Columbia?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $89/day when booking a car hire in District of Columbia. The absolute best deal a user found was for $58/day from Avis, booked on Feb. 4.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in District of Columbia?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Priceless (9.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in District of Columbia.

What are petrol prices like in District of Columbia?

The average price of petrol in District of Columbia is $1.47/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $66 and $95 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in District of Columbia for a week from Avis?

Hiring a car in District of Columbia for a week can be a great option for travel. Avis, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $645/week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in District of Columbia for the best price?

Booking early can save you upwards of 36% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in District of Columbia.

Can I rent a car for a month in District of Columbia?

Yes, renting a vehicle in District of Columbia for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in District of Columbia for a month?

Typically, a monthly car rental in District of Columbia can be found for $2,762. You can find car rental deals for $92 a day on average.

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