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Chattanooga car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Chattanooga. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Most popular company

BUDGET

Price of gas per gallon

$3.90

Average price per day

$62

Cheapest price per day

$33

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Chattanooga 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 May 24, 2024.

January

$49

February

$53

March

$60

April

$63

May

$60

June

$61

July

$61

August

$54

September

$53

October

$57

November

$58

December

$55

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

Compare available car types for rental in Chattanooga

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Chattanooga to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Small cars

$57 - $78

All Car Types

$64 - $86

To rent a small car in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $66/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Chattanooga, the United States (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$78/day). In fact, February is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a small car saves you 10% 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 Chattanooga small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $67/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Chattanooga, the United States (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$79/day). In fact, February is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a medium car saves you 10% 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 Chattanooga medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $75/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Chattanooga, the United States (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$87/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a large car 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 Chattanooga large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $83/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Chattanooga, the United States (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$93/day). In fact, May is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a SUV 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 Chattanooga SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $82/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Chattanooga, the United States (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$100/day). In fact, February is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a van is 10% 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 Chattanooga van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $48/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Chattanooga, the United States (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$111/day). In fact, August is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a pickup truck saves you 34% 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 Chattanooga pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $77/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Chattanooga, the United States (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$100/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a luxury car is 6% 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 Chattanooga luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Chattanooga, the United States, you would pay an average price of $218/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Chattanooga, the United States (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$609/day). In fact, April is about 82% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Chattanooga. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chattanooga, renting a convertible is 67% 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.

Ford Fiesta$33/day
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Ford Fiesta
Toyota Corolla$34/day
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Kia Picanto$36/day
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Top rental agencies in Chattanooga

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Chattanooga known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Chattanooga. Reviews were last updated on May 24, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Chattanooga area such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Thrifty and Hertz. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
47 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.6

Thrifty

7.0
Good
38 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.7
Okay
57 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.7

National

9.3
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Avis

8.5
Very good
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.9

Alamo

7.6
Good
21 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.6

Budget

7.5
Good
7 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.1

Dollar

6.5
Okay
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Best Chattanooga car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Chattanooga. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Chattanooga with an average daily rate of $40. Data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Chattanooga. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Hyundai Elantra$33/day
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Hyundai Elantra
Toyota Corolla$33/day
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Toyota Corolla
Hyundai Accent$34/day
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Hyundai Accent

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Chattanooga, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on May 24, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Chattanooga?

    Those with a credit or debit card in their name and a valid driver’s license are eligible for Chattanooga car rentals. However, most car rental locations in Chattanooga consider those between 21 and 24 as young renters, and there’s a daily surcharge applied to them for rental cars in Chattanooga. Your driver’s license should be valid for the entire rental period, and foreign drivers need to present a valid foreign driver’s license in the Latin alphabet. If not, they require an international driving permit to get rental cars in Chattanooga.

  • What are the rules for driving in Chattanooga?

    Keep in mind these road rules as you drive your cheap car rental in Chattanooga. The driver, front passenger, and passengers below 17 must wear a seatbelt when riding in Chattanooga car rentals. Toddlers should be in rear-facing car seats, those below five in forward-facing car seats, and older kids in booster seats. Don’t drive car rentals in Chattanooga with a BAC of 0.08% or higher. Stick to the speed limits, 30 mph within city limits, 35-55 mph on highways, and 55-70 mph on freeways. Also, check with Chattanooga’s DMV for any new traffic laws before getting a cheap car rental in Chattanooga.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Chattanooga?

    If you’re visiting Chattanooga for some outdoor fun, choose a rugged SUV to comfortably visit Prentice Cooper State Forest. Remember, camping, kayaking, and biking are easier with SUV car rentals in Chattanooga. If you’ll be around downtown for most of your trip, choose a compact vehicle capable of squeezing through traffic and tight parking spots. A luxury car rental in Chattanooga will add comfort as you explore this city or get a Ford Mustang convertible and travel like a star.

  • What are the best places to park in Chattanooga?

    The city has plenty of parking to park car rentals in Chattanooga. Most on-street spots downtown are metered, but some are free. The metered spots are free during unmetered hours, every day from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and Sundays. You’ll also find parking garages and lots across town where you can park your rental car in Chattanooga. There’s the Carta North Garage near Tennessee Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum, and Hunter Museum of American Art, and the Chattanooga Parking Authority lot near Southside Historic District.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Chattanooga?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $62/day when booking a rental car in Chattanooga. The best deal a user found was for $35/day from Turo, booked on May 19.

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (9.6 rating), National (9.0 rating) and Alamo (8.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Chattanooga.

  • What are gas prices like in Chattanooga?

    The average gas price in Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga for a week from Budget?

    Renting a car in Chattanooga for a week can be a great option for travel. Budget, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $456/week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards 52% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 49 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Chattanooga.

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

    Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Chattanooga however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Chattanooga can be found for about $1,956, with the average price for a rental being around $65 a day. Book with Turo, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 60% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Chattanooga.

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

    It costs $80 for a weekend car rental in Chattanooga, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Intermediate as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Chattanooga in June, prices are $73 per day on average.

  • What car do most people rent in Chattanooga?

    The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Special (Class Special Car) in Chattanooga, making it the most popular option.

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Small car rentals in Chattanooga

Find small car rental deals in Chattanooga from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Chattanooga cost an average of $54 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Hyundai i10$51/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$52/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$52/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Chattanooga

Find luxury car rental deals in Chattanooga from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Chattanooga cost an average of $51 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Chattanooga by selecting one these great deals we've found. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class$40/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Chrysler 300$43/day
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Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300$43/day
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Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Chattanooga

Find van rental deals in Chattanooga from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Chattanooga cost an average of $51 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Chattanooga. For alternative options, come back soon as deals are refreshed frequently.
Toyota Sienna$41/day
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Toyota Sienna
Nissan Quest$43/day
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Nissan Quest
Toyota Sienna$46/day
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Car rentals by fuel type in Chattanooga

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Chattanooga. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Chattanooga. Deals were last updated on May 24, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Chattanooga. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($49+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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