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Cheap Car Hire in Johannesburg from $19

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 Johannesburg with a pick-up date of 23/7 and drop-off date of 24/8. 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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Johannesburg car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

CARWIZ

Price of petrol per litre

$2.10

Average price per day

$58

Cheapest price per day

$19

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Johannesburg 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

$40

February

$45

March

$51

April

$57

May

$51

June

$42

July

$45

August

$43

September

$40

October

$42

November

$39

December

$40

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Johannesburg is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Johannesburg

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Johannesburg 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 $19/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Johannesburg in the past week. Out of 23 car hire agencies operating in Johannesburg, there are, in total, 91 hire locations. View below for 3 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Johannesburg

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Johannesburg 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

$33 - $53

All Car Types

$67 - $98

To hire a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $39/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$53/day). In fact, June is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a small car saves you 49% 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 Johannesburg small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $75/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$83/day). In fact, March is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a medium car saves you 4% 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 Johannesburg medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $130/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$108/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$176/day). In fact, July is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a large car is 41% 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 SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $91/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$122/day). In fact, November is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a SUV is 15% 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 Johannesburg SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $101/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$156/day). In fact, May is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a van is 23% 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 pickup truck in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $63/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$162/day). In fact, March is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a pickup truck saves you 20% 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 luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $153/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$109/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$244/day). In fact, September is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a luxury car is 50% 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.

Hyundai Accent Hatch$19/day
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Hyundai Accent Hatch
Nissan March$22/day
2
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A/C
Nissan March

Top hire agencies in Johannesburg

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Johannesburg known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Johannesburg. Reviews were last updated on 29 May 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Johannesburg, including Firefly, keddy by Europcar and 1First Car Rental in Johannesburg. Skim reviews, hire company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Firefly

9 locations

keddy by Europcar

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

1First Car Rental

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.0
Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.2

Thrifty

7.0
Good
12 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.0

Europcar

6.7
Okay
1 review9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.2

Avis

6.5
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Sixt

6.4
Okay
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

5.5

Best Johannesburg car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Johannesburg. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Johannesburg with an average daily rate of $37. Data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Johannesburg area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Hyundai Accent Hatch$19/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Nissan March$22/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March
Hyundai i30$25/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai i30

Car hire FAQs

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

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $58/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for $23/day from 1First Car Rental, booked on May 26.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Johannesburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($19/day), GREEN MOTION ($25/day), and Woodford ($34/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Woodford (10.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

  • What are petrol prices like in Johannesburg?

    The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is $2.10/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $94 and $136 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Johannesburg for a week from CarWiz?

    From CarWiz you can hire a car in Johannesburg from about $194 per week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 37% on a hire car in Johannesburg. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

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

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Johannesburg check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    You can potentially save up to 34% on a month-long rental by booking with 1First Car Rental. 1First Car Rental is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Johannesburg can cost you on average $832 a month or $28 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    Car hire prices in Johannesburg are typically $19 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 $19. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in June to be on average $56 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

    The most popular car to hire while in Johannesburg is the Renault Kwid, which is a Mini vehicle.

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Small car hires in Johannesburg

Find small car hire deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Johannesburg cost an average of $26 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Nissan Micra$21/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Micra
Nissan March$24/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March
Nissan Micra$25/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Micra

Car hires by fuel type in Johannesburg

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

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Johannesburg. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($13+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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