Johannesburg

Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyGREENMOTION
Price of gas per gallon$4.58
Average price per day$36
Cheapest price per day$16

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

January

$31

February

$41

March

$40

April

$41

May

$36

June

$35

July

$40

August

$39

September

$34

October

$33

November

$31

December

$33

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Johannesburg is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. 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 Johannesburg

Small is the cheapest car type you can rent in Johannesburg this past week from 82 rental locations out of 18 rental agencies. Prices for a Johannesburg Small rental start from $17/day. Check out available deals for 3 car types currently offered at listed car rental agencies here:

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Small Cars

$24 - $34

All Car Types

$75 - $106

To rent a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $30/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$24/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$34/day). In fact, December is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Small car saves you 65% 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 Johannesburg Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $59/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$73/day). In fact, November is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Medium car saves you 32% 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.

To rent a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $100/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$129/day). In fact, October is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Large car is 13% 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 SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $73/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$90/day). In fact, February is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a SUV car saves you 17% 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 Johannesburg SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $102/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$123/day). In fact, October is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Van car is 15% 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 Johannesburg Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $96/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$131/day). In fact, March is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Pickup Truck car 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.

To rent a Luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $155/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~$122/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$204/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Luxury car is 44% 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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Top rental agencies in Johannesburg

All major car rental suppliers in Johannesburg

Sixt

8.0
Very good
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Hertz

6.2
Okay
20 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.5

Avis

6.0
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Tempest Car Hire

2.0
Poor
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

GREEN MOTION

2.0
Poor
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

10 locations

Firefly

9 locations

Europcar

8 locations

Best Johannesburg Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Johannesburg recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Johannesburg?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $36/day when booking a rental car in Johannesburg. The best deal a user found was for $16/day from First Car, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Johannesburg?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Johannesburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION ($17/day), 1First Car Rental ($28/day), and Europcar ($37/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (8.0 rating), Hertz (6.2 rating) and Avis (6.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Johannesburg.

What are gas prices like in Johannesburg?

The average gas price in Johannesburg is $4.58/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $79 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Johannesburg for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

GREEN MOTION is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Johannesburg. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $199 per week.

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

Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 20% in Johannesburg - we recommend booking at least 9days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

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

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

Our recent data shows that First Car can potentially be 68% below the average car rental price in Johannesburg. Check prices and availability for First Car and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Johannesburg is on average $852 a month or $28 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Johannesburg car rental.

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

$49 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Johannesburg. To save money, consider booking a Mini car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in March, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $54 per day.

What car do most people rent in Johannesburg?

Toyota Urban Cruiser, which is a Compact vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Johannesburg according to Cheapflights users.

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