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Cheap Car Hire in Santa Ana from $38

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 Santa Ana with a pick-up date of 3/6 and drop-off date of 11/6. 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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Santa Ana car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of petrol per litre

$1.55

Average price per day

$59

Cheapest price per day

$38

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Santa Ana?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Santa Ana 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

$72

February

$76

March

$84

April

$81

May

$78

June

$82

July

$85

August

$87

September

$79

October

$78

November

$78

December

$78

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Santa Ana is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Santa Ana

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Santa Ana 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 $38/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Santa Ana in the past week. Out of 19 car hire agencies operating in Santa Ana, there are, in total, 30 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

Convertible

Convertible

Compare available car types for hire in Santa Ana

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Santa Ana 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

$55 - $128

All Car Types

$56 - $132

To hire a small car in Santa Ana, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Santa Ana, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$128/day). In fact, October is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Santa Ana. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Santa Ana, the United States, you would pay an average price of $77/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Santa Ana, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$113/day). In fact, July is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Santa Ana. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Santa Ana, hiring a medium car saves you 22% 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 Santa Ana medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Santa Ana, the United States, you would pay an average price of $94/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Santa Ana, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$156/day). In fact, September is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Santa Ana. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Santa Ana, hiring a large 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 Santa Ana large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Santa Ana, the United States, you would pay an average price of $71/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Santa Ana, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$140/day). In fact, February is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Santa Ana. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Santa Ana, hiring a SUV saves you 27% 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 Santa Ana SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Santa Ana, the United States, you would pay an average price of $111/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Santa Ana, the United States (~$108/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$314/day). In fact, May is about 3% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Santa Ana. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Santa Ana, hiring a van 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.

Toyota Corolla$38/day
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Toyota Corolla
Toyota Auris$46/day
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Toyota Auris
Kia Picanto$49/day
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Kia Picanto

Top hire agencies in Santa Ana

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Santa Ana known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Santa Ana. Reviews were last updated on 29 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in Santa Ana, including Dollar, Budget and Hertz. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Dollar

7.0
Good
173 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

7.1

Budget

6.8
Okay
117 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.8

Hertz

6.8
Okay
167 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.7

Alamo

9.3
Wonderful
52 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

9.1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
74 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.4

Avis

7.2
Good
44 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.9

National

9.4
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.7

Value

9.4

GREEN MOTION

7.2
Good
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.4

Best Santa Ana car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Santa Ana. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Santa Ana with an average daily rate of $61. Data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Santa Ana area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Toyota Corolla$38/day
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A/C
Toyota Corolla
Hyundai Accent$38/day
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A/C
Hyundai Accent
Toyota Camry$42/day
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A/C
Toyota Camry

Car hire FAQs

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

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $59/day when booking a car hire in Santa Ana. The absolute best deal a user found was for $48/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on May 26.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Santa Ana?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Santa Ana from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($38/day), GREEN MOTION ($48/day), and Hertz ($61/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (9.3 rating), National (9.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Santa Ana.

  • What are petrol prices like in Santa Ana?

    The average price of petrol in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    GREEN MOTION offers hire cars in Santa Ana for about $390 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 26% on your car hire. For a below average price in Santa Ana, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Santa Ana?

    The length of time you can book a car hire for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Santa Ana it should be possible to hire a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    The monthly cost of a car hire in Santa Ana is $1,671 ($56/day) on average.

  • How much is a car hire in Santa Ana for a weekend?

    $0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Santa Ana. To save money, consider booking a Intermediate car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in June, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $92 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Santa Ana?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Compact (Toyota Corolla) in Santa Ana, making it the most popular option.

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Van hires in Santa Ana

Find van hire deals in Santa Ana from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Santa Ana cost an average of $141 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van hires in Santa Ana. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van hires.
Toyota HiAce$42/day
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Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$60/day
5
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A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$73/day
5
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A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car hires by fuel type in Santa Ana

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

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Santa Ana. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($52+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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