Bakersfield

Cheap Car Rentals in Bakersfield

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Bakersfield Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$59
Cheapest price per day$25

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

January

$46

February

$58

March

$75

April

$79

May

$72

June

$71

July

$68

August

$63

September

$65

October

$70

November

$63

December

$66

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Bakersfield is January. 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 Bakersfield

There are currently 20 rental locations operating in Bakersfield spread across 10 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Bakersfield is Small at $24 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Bakersfield

Small Cars

$52 - $85

All Car Types

$89 - $122

To rent a Small car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $67/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$85/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a Small car saves you 36% 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 Bakersfield Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $81/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$94/day). In fact, December is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting 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. Here are the best Bakersfield Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $104/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$149/day). In fact, May is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a Large car is 1% 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 Bakersfield Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $110/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$130/day). In fact, September is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a SUV car is 7% 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 Bakersfield SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $129/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$155/day). In fact, November is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a Van car is 20% 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 Bakersfield Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $70/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$153/day). In fact, October is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a Pickup Truck car saves you 33% 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 Bakersfield Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $120/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$179/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a Luxury car is 14% 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 rent a Convertible car in Bakersfield, the United States, you would pay an average price of $128/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Bakersfield, the United States (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$456/day). In fact, January is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Bakersfield. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Bakersfield, renting a Convertible car is 20% 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.

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Nissan Versa$24/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage$27/day
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Top rental agencies in Bakersfield

All major car rental suppliers in Bakersfield

Hertz

7.6
Good
38 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.3

Budget

6.4
Okay
44 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.4

Enterprise

7.9
Good
17 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.8

National

7.9
Good
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.5

Avis

7.2
Good
29 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.4

Priceless

2 locations

Easirent

1 location

NextCar

1 location

Best Bakersfield Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Bakersfield?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $59/day when booking a rental car in Bakersfield. The best deal a user found was for $25/day from Avis, booked on Jan. 22.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Bakersfield?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Bakersfield from the following companies over the past two weeks: Priceless ($24/day), Budget ($28/day), and Hertz ($33/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Bakersfield?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (7.9 rating), National (7.9 rating) and Hertz (7.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Bakersfield.

What are gas prices like in Bakersfield?

The average gas price in Bakersfield is $3.63/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $43 and $62 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Bakersfield for a week from Budget?

Budget is one of the top picks in Bakersfield. They can have you in a rental car for about $393 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Bakersfield?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Bakersfield for a month is certainly possible.

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

Prices can be as low as $1,684 if you consider booking with Avis. That price represents savings of 63% compared to the Bakersfield average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Bakersfield is on average $1,684 ($56/day).

How much is a car rental in Bakersfield for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in Bakersfield, you can expect the average price to be around $79. Usually a Economy rental in Bakersfield is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Economy for February, it will cost approximately $57 per day.

What car do most people rent in Bakersfield?

The most popular car to rent while in Bakersfield is the Subaru Legacy, which is a Standard vehicle.

Luxury Car Rentals in Bakersfield

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Van Rentals in Bakersfield

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Bakersfield van rentals.

Car type options available for Bakersfield

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