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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Detroit 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 16 July 2024.

January

S$ 75

February

S$ 75

March

S$ 84

April

S$ 88

May

S$ 91

June

S$ 102

July

S$ 106

August

S$ 100

September

S$ 83

October

S$ 83

November

S$ 83

December

S$ 75

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Detroit 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 Detroit

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Detroit to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 16 July 2024.

Small cars

S$ 49 - S$ 170

All Car Types

S$ 49 - S$ 175

To hire a small car in Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 58/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Detroit, the United States (~S$ 49/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~S$ 170/day). In fact, September is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Detroit. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Detroit, hiring a small car saves you 23% 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 Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 59/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Detroit, the United States (~S$ 53/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~S$ 164/day). In fact, January is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Detroit. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Detroit, hiring a medium car saves you 23% 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 Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 62/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Detroit, the United States (~S$ 53/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~S$ 192/day). In fact, January is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Detroit. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Detroit, hiring a SUV 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.

Top rental agencies in Detroit

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Detroit known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Detroit. Reviews were last updated on 16 July 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Detroit, including Dollar, Thrifty and Budget in Detroit. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Detroit, including Dollar, Thrifty and Budget.

Dollar

7.0
Good
170 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.7

Thrifty

6.8
Okay
107 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

Budget

5.7
Fair
244 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.8

Payless

5.6
Fair
137 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.9

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
98 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
49 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.4

Hertz

7.1
Good
54 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.8

Avis

5.5
Fair
40 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.9

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Detroit, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 16 July 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Detroit?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.9 rating), National (8.3 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Detroit.

  • What are petrol prices like in Detroit?

    The average price of petrol in Detroit is S$ 1.36/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 61 and S$ 88 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Detroit for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Detroit. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about S$ 885 per week.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Detroit it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 24%). 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 Detroit?

    Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Detroit.

  • What car do most people hire in Detroit?

    The most popular car to hire while in Detroit is the Toyota Corolla, which is a Compact vehicle.

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