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Charlottesville car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Charlottesville. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on mayo 28, 2024.

Most popular company

ENTERPRISE

Price of gas per gallon

$3.90

Average price per day

$74

Cheapest price per day

$36

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Charlottesville 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 mayo 28, 2024.

January

$57

February

$60

March

$69

April

$72

May

$72

June

$71

July

$75

August

$71

September

$64

October

$70

November

$69

December

$66

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Charlottesville 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Charlottesville

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Charlottesville to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on mayo 28, 2024.

Small cars

$58 - $80

All Car Types

$65 - $95

To rent a small car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$80/day). In fact, January is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a small car saves you 15% 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 Charlottesville small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $71/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$80/day). In fact, February is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a medium 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 Charlottesville medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $89/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$118/day). In fact, February is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a large car is 11% 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 Charlottesville large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $82/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Charlottesville, the United States (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$102/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting 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 Charlottesville SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $107/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Charlottesville, the United States (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$123/day). In fact, February is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting 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. Here are the best Charlottesville van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $101/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$126/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a luxury car is 21% 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 Charlottesville luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $120/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Charlottesville, the United States (~$95/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$332/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a convertible is 34% 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.

Mitsubishi Mirage$36/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage
Hyundai Accent$37/day
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Hyundai Accent
Nissan Sylphy$39/day
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Nissan Sylphy

Top rental agencies in Charlottesville

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Charlottesville known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Charlottesville. Reviews were last updated on mayo 28, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Charlottesville, including Budget, Hertz and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Budget

7.4
Good
42 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.6

Hertz

7.0
Good
56 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
26 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.3

National

7.9
Good
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.0

Dollar

7.5
Good
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

7.0
Good
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.6

Easirent

1 location

Sunnycars

1 location

Best Charlottesville car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Charlottesville. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Charlottesville with an average daily rate of $45. Data was last updated on mayo 28, 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Charlottesville. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Mitsubishi Mirage$36/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage
Hyundai Accent$37/day
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Hyundai Accent
Nissan Versa$37/day
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Nissan Versa

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Charlottesville, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on mayo 28, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Charlottesville?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $74/day when booking a rental car in Charlottesville. The best deal a user found was for $42/day from Surprise Agency, booked on May 26.

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.9 rating), National (7.9 rating) and Dollar (7.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Charlottesville.

  • What are gas prices like in Charlottesville?

    The average gas price in Charlottesville is $3.90/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $46 and $67 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Charlottesville for a week from Enterprise Rent-A-Car?

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers rental cars in Charlottesville for about $502 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Charlottesville for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 49% on a rental car in Charlottesville. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 89 days prior to your desired date.

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

    Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Charlottesville.

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

    Surprise Agency currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 66% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Charlottesville. Typically, a monthly car rental in Charlottesville can be found for $2,151. You can find car rental deals to be on average $72 a day.

  • How much is a car rental in Charlottesville for a weekend?

    $94 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Charlottesville, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Charlottesville, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of June, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $81/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Charlottesville?

    The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Standard (Chevrolet Cruze) in Charlottesville, making it the most popular option.

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Small car rentals in Charlottesville

Find small car rental deals in Charlottesville from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Charlottesville cost an average of $71 per day. Price data was last updated on mayo 28, 2024.
Hyundai i10$63/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$67/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$67/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Charlottesville

Find luxury car rental deals in Charlottesville from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Charlottesville cost an average of $73 per day. Price data was last updated on mayo 28, 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Charlottesville area. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Chrysler 300$67/day
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Chrysler 300
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$69/day
5
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Chrysler 300$69/day
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A/C
Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Charlottesville

Find van rental deals in Charlottesville from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Charlottesville cost an average of $73 per day. Price data was last updated on mayo 28, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Charlottesville area at the moment. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Chrysler Town & Country$55/day
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Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Pacifica$55/day
5
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Chrysler Pacifica
Toyota Sienna$56/day
5
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A/C
Toyota Sienna

Car rentals by fuel type in Charlottesville

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Charlottesville. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Charlottesville. Deals were last updated on mayo 28, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Charlottesville. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($44+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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