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Cheap Car Hire in Detroit from $141

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 Detroit 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.
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Detroit car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Detroit. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

$1.55

Average price per day

$82

Cheapest price per day

$141

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 29 May 2024.

January

$84

February

$84

March

$94

April

$99

May

$100

June

$105

July

$114

August

$114

September

$94

October

$93

November

$93

December

$84

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.

Popular car types in Detroit

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Detroit and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

At $141/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Detroit in the past week. Out of 13 car hire agencies operating in Detroit, there are, in total, 21 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Luxury

Luxury

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

Compare available car types for hire in Detroit

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire 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 29 May 2024.

Small cars

$70 - $288

All Car Types

$74 - $172

To hire a small car in Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of $100/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Detroit, the United States (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$288/day). In fact, December is about 31% 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 12% 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 Detroit small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of $99/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Detroit, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$147/day). In fact, February is about 38% 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 14% 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 Detroit medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of $131/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Detroit, the United States (~$94/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$281/day). In fact, November is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Detroit. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Detroit, hiring a large car is 13% 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 Detroit large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of $112/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Detroit, the United States (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$199/day). In fact, February is about 49% 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 2% 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 Detroit SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Detroit, the United States, you would pay an average price of $107/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a van in Detroit, the United States (~$125/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$281/day). In fact, August is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Detroit. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Detroit, hiring a van saves you 7% 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 Corolla$147/day
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Toyota Corolla
Kia Picanto$179/day
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A/C
Kia Picanto

Top hire agencies in Detroit

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Detroit known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Detroit. Reviews were last updated on 29 May 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Detroit, including Dollar, Thrifty and Budget in Detroit. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Dollar

7.1
Good
169 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

Thrifty

6.7
Okay
107 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.6

Budget

5.7
Fair
243 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Payless

5.6
Fair
136 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.0

Alamo

8.5
Very Good
96 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very Good
48 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.6

Hertz

7.1
Good
54 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.8

Avis

5.4
Fair
39 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.7

Best Detroit car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Detroit. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Detroit with an average daily rate of $197. Data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on car hires in Detroit. Double check the details of your car hire reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Toyota Camry$141/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry
Hyundai i20$147/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Nissan Frontier$168/day
5
M
A/C
Nissan Frontier

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Detroit, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Detroit?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $82/day when booking a car hire in Detroit. The absolute best deal a user found was for $52/day from Dollar, booked on May 26.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Detroit?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Detroit from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty ($141/day), Dollar ($147/day), and Alamo ($184/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.8 rating), National (8.3 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.8 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 $1.55/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $70 and $101 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Thrifty is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Detroit. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about $640 per week.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 25% to make it a great deal in Detroit. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Detroit?

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

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Detroit for a month?

    Our recent data shows that Dollar can potentially be 48% below the average car hire price in Detroit. Check prices and availability for Dollar and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Detroit is on average $2,745 a month or $92 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Detroit car hire.

  • How much is a car hire in Detroit for a weekend?

    It costs $0 for a weekend car hire in Detroit, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Standard as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Detroit in June, prices are $0 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Detroit?

    Dodge Durango, which is a Premium vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Detroit according to Cheapflights users.

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Van hires in Detroit

Find van hire deals in Detroit from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Detroit cost an average of $164 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van hires in the Detroit area at the moment. For alternative options, come back soon as deals are refreshed frequently.
Toyota HiAce$141/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$150/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$201/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car hires by fuel type in Detroit

Browse car hires by fuel type in Detroit. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Detroit. Deals were last updated on 29 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Detroit. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($74+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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