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Cheap Car Rentals in Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN, United States
27 Feb — 5 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Minneapolis, MN, United States
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Minnesota car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Minnesota. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

Most common car type

Intermediate

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Minnesota 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 20 February 2024.

January

$69

February

$84

March

$86

April

$87

May

$91

June

$113

July

$118

August

$107

September

$94

October

$99

November

$92

December

$89

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Minnesota 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Minnesota

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Minnesota to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

Small cars

$58 - $115

All Car Types

$58 - $123

To hire a small car in Minnesota, you would pay an average price of $61/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Minnesota (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$115/day). In fact, February is about 5% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Minnesota. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Minnesota, hiring a small car saves you 31% 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.

To hire a medium car in Minnesota, you would pay an average price of $88/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Minnesota (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$146/day). In fact, November is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Minnesota. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Minnesota, hiring a medium car is 2% 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.

To hire a large car in Minnesota, you would pay an average price of $71/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Minnesota (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$185/day). In fact, December is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Minnesota. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Minnesota, hiring a large car saves you 19% 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.

To hire a SUV in Minnesota, you would pay an average price of $53/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Minnesota (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$152/day). In fact, October is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Minnesota. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Minnesota, hiring a SUV saves you 40% 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.

Top rental agencies in Minnesota

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Minnesota known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Minnesota. Reviews were last updated on 20 February 2024.

Sixt

8.0
Very Good
228 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Budget

7.3
Good
213 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
182 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.8

Hertz

6.5
Okay
250 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3

Dollar

5.6
Fair
133 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.5

Ace

9.2
Wonderful
51 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

9.1

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
87 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
85 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.4

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Minnesota, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 20 February 2024.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Minnesota?

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 Minnesota.

What are petrol prices like in Minnesota?

The average price of petrol in Minnesota is $1.50/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $67 and $97 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Minnesota for a week from Dollar?

Dollar is one of the most popular car hire companies in Minnesota, offering car hire for around $900 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Minnesota for the best price?

Booking early can save you upwards of 16% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Minnesota.

Can I rent a car for a month in Minnesota?

Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Minnesota however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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