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Cheap Car Rentals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from $21

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Rio de Janeiro with a pick-up date of 14/7 and drop-off date of 16/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Rio de Janeiro?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 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 15 June 2024.

January

$43

February

$45

March

$39

April

$37

May

$39

June

$34

July

$35

August

$30

September

$29

October

$27

November

$30

December

$52

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Rio de Janeiro is October. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 15 June 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Rio de Janeiro this past week from 144 hire locations out of 19 hire agencies. Prices for a Rio de Janeiro small car hire start from $21/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 15 June 2024.

Small cars

$21 - $43

All Car Types

$21 - $58

To hire a small car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, you would pay an average price of $30/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (~$21/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$43/day). In fact, August is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Rio de Janeiro. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Rio de Janeiro, hiring a small car saves you 17% 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 Rio de Janeiro small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Suzuki Swift$21/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Auris$27/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Auris
Mitsubishi Mirage$34/day
2
5
M
A/C
Mitsubishi Mirage

Top rental agencies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Reviews were last updated on 15 June 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Rio de Janeiro, including Alamo, Hertz and Budget. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

8.3
Very Good
4 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.2
Very Good
3 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.1

Budget

7.6
Good
12 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Localiza

7.3
Good
1 review25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

9.3

MOVIDA

7.0
Good
2 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

6.7

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.9

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

FOCO

5.6
Fair
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.2

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.6

Unidas

18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.0

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.0

Best Rio de Janeiro, Brazil car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an average daily rate of $49. Data was last updated on 15 June 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Rio de Janeiro. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Suzuki Swift$21/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Auris$27/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Auris
Hyundai Accent$32/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 15 June 2024.
  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Rio de Janeiro?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Rio de Janeiro from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis ($21/day), FOCO ($34/day), and Unidas ($51/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Rio de Janeiro?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (8.2 rating), Alamo (8.1 rating) and Localiza (7.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Rio de Janeiro.

  • What are petrol prices like in Rio de Janeiro?

    The average price of petrol in Rio de Janeiro is $1.78/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $80 and $115 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Rio de Janeiro for a week from Avis?

    Avis is one of the top picks in Rio de Janeiro. They can have you in a hire car for about $175 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Rio de Janeiro for the best price?

    Generally, for a better deal in Rio de Janeiro it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 60%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Rio de Janeiro?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Rio de Janeiro for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much is a car hire in Rio de Janeiro for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Rio de Janeiro are typically $0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to $0. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in July to be on average $0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Rio de Janeiro?

    The most popular car to hire while in Rio de Janeiro is the Fiat Argo, which is a Economy vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Deals were last updated on 15 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($44+).

Electric

Electric

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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