New York

Cheap Car Hire in New York from $55

New York, NY, United States
18 Apr — 25 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
New York, NY, United States
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New York car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in New York. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Most popular company

Thrifty

Most common car type

Intermediate

Average price per day

$109

Cheapest price per day

$55

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in New York?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across New York, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 165 pickup locations in New York to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Price

$56 - $216

Out of all the popular cities in New York, New York is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $56/day. Renting a car in New York is 74% cheaper than renting one in Plattsburgh where the per day rate is around $216. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New York to get a rental car in are: Albany ($67/day), Buffalo ($102/day), and Niagara Falls ($166/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in New York should expect to spend around $56/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New York is New York.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in New York?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in New York 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 11 April 2024.

January

$68

February

$78

March

$85

April

$98

May

$108

June

$116

July

$131

August

$130

September

$93

October

$98

November

$98

December

$101

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New York 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 New York

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in New York and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

There are 305 hire agencies servicing New York. These agencies, altogether, have 15,396 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in New York with prices from $55 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in New York:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Luxury

Luxury

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compare available car types for hire in New York

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in New York to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Small cars

$86 - $142

All Car Types

$107 - $196

To hire a small car in New York, you would pay an average price of $108/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in New York (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$142/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a small car 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. Here are the best New York small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in New York, you would pay an average price of $118/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in New York (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$164/day). In fact, September is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a medium car saves you 11% 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 New York medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in New York, you would pay an average price of $149/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in New York (~$119/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$224/day). In fact, March is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a large car is 12% 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 New York large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in New York, you would pay an average price of $136/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in New York (~$108/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$243/day). In fact, September is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a SUV is 3% 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 New York SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in New York, you would pay an average price of $178/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in New York (~$124/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$215/day). In fact, February is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a van is 26% 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 luxury car in New York, you would pay an average price of $136/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in New York (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$183/day). In fact, March is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a luxury car is 4% 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 convertible in New York, you would pay an average price of $193/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in New York (~$156/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$304/day). In fact, March is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for New York. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New York, hiring a convertible is 32% 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 i30$55/day
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Suzuki Swift$64/day
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Hyundai Accent Hatch$65/day
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Top hire agencies in New York

Explore the leading car hire agencies in New York known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in New York. Reviews were last updated on 11 April 2024.
Hire a car with one of the top providers serving the New York region, including those located within the New York, Buffalo and Manhasset area. Make sure to read through user feedback, confirm pickup locations, and check the fine print before choosing.

Budget

6.7
Okay
1170 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.8

Hertz

6.4
Okay
1079 reviews39 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very Good
457 reviews50 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.9

Alamo

8.1
Very Good
434 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.9

Avis

7.0
Good
547 reviews25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

Dollar

6.2
Okay
729 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.1

Thrifty

6.2
Okay
444 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.1

Ace

4.9
Mediocre
182 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.1

Best New York car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in New York. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in New York with an average daily rate of $117. Data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on car hires within the New York region, including options close to New York, Buffalo and Manhasset. Make sure to examine important information for each deal, including price, car type, and pickup location.
Hyundai i30$55/day
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Hyundai i30
Toyota Corolla$56/day
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Toyota Corolla
Toyota Camry$58/day
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Toyota Camry

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in New York, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in New York?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $92/day when booking a car hire in New York. The absolute best deal a user found was for $60/day from Advantage, booked on Jul. 28.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in New York?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in New York from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($55/day), Thrifty ($61/day), and Sixt ($72/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Silvercar (8.7 rating) and Alamo (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in New York.

  • What are petrol prices like in New York?

    The average price of petrol in New York 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 New York for a week from Dollar?

    From Dollar you can hire a car in New York from about $861 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 39% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in New York.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in New York?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in New York for a month is certainly possible.

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

    Typically, a monthly car hire in New York can be found for $3,692. You can find car hire deals to be on average $123 a day.

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Van hires in New York

Find van hire deals in New York from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in New York cost an average of $92 per day. Price data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
For those needing a little more space, we've found these great deals on van hires in New York, including pickup near New York, Buffalo and Manhasset. We're constantly updating these deals so check back soon if you don't find what you're looking for.
Toyota HiAce$72/day
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Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$72/day
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Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$77/day
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Toyota HiAce

Car hires by fuel type in New York

Browse car hires by fuel type in New York. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in New York. Deals were last updated on 11 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in New York. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($42+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel