Merced

Cheap Car Rentals in Merced from $25

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Merced car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Merced. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on April 11, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$3.82

Average price per day

$50

Cheapest price per day

$25

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Merced 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 April 11, 2024.

January

$34

February

$37

March

$53

April

$53

May

$45

June

$55

July

$54

August

$51

September

$44

October

$47

November

$51

December

$45

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Merced to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on April 11, 2024.

Small cars

$40 - $68

All Car Types

$49 - $80

To rent a small car in Merced, the United States, you would pay an average price of $53/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Merced, the United States (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$68/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Merced. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Merced, renting a small car saves you 18% 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 Merced small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Merced, the United States, you would pay an average price of $55/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Merced, the United States (~$42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$66/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Merced. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Merced, renting a medium car saves you 13% 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 Merced medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Merced, the United States, you would pay an average price of $79/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Merced, the United States (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$104/day). In fact, October is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Merced. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Merced, renting a large car is 19% 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 Merced large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Merced, the United States, you would pay an average price of $70/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Merced, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$86/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Merced. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Merced, renting a SUV 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 Merced SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Merced, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Merced, the United States (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$119/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Merced. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Merced, renting a van is 35% 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 Merced, the United States, you would pay an average price of $69/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Merced, the United States (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$110/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Merced. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Merced, renting a luxury car is 9% 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.

Kia Picanto$25/day
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Kia Picanto
Ford Focus$25/day
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Ford Focus
Ford Fiesta$27/day
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Ford Fiesta

Top rental agencies in Merced

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Merced known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 5 car rental companies in Merced. Reviews were last updated on April 11, 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Merced, including Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz in Merced. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Avis

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

6.8

Hertz

7.0
Good
9 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Budget

6.5
Okay
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

7.5

Easirent

1 location

Best Merced car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Merced. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 5 rental car agencies in Merced with an average daily rate of $33. Data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
Peruse the best Merced car rental deals we've found. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Kia Picanto$25/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Ford Focus$25/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Focus
Ford Fiesta$27/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Merced, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 11, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Merced?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $50/day when booking a rental car in Merced. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Hertz, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Merced?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Merced from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($24/day), Avis ($27/day), and Budget ($35/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.6 rating) and Hertz (7.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Merced.

  • What are gas prices like in Merced?

    The average gas price in Merced is $3.82/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $66 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Merced for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is one of the top picks in Merced. They can have you in a rental car for about $268 per week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 85% on a rental car in Merced. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 68 days prior to your desired date.

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

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

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Merced can be found for about $1,150, with the average price for a rental being around $38 a day. Book with Hertz, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 40% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Merced.

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

    $46 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Merced. To save money, consider booking a Supplier choice car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in May, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $42 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Merced?

    The most popular car to rent while in Merced is the Buick Regal, which is a Premium vehicle.

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Small car rentals in Merced

Find small car rental deals in Merced from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Merced cost an average of $61 per day. Price data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
Hyundai i10$28/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$39/day
2
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$40/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Merced

Find luxury car rental deals in Merced from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Merced cost an average of $82 per day. Price data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on upscale car rentals in Merced. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Chrysler 300$50/day
5
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A/C
Chrysler 300
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$50/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Audi A4$50/day
5
2
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A/C
Audi A4

Van rentals in Merced

Find van rental deals in Merced from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Merced cost an average of $102 per day. Price data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Merced. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Dodge Grand Caravan$38/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$43/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$46/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Merced

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Merced. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Merced. Deals were last updated on April 11, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Merced. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($23+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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