Michigan

Cheap Car Rentals in Michigan from $27

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Michigan car rentals in 2024

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

Most popular company

Turo

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

$70

Cheapest price per day

$27

What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Michigan?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Michigan, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 91 pickup locations in Michigan to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 24, 2024.

Price

$30 - $49

Out of all the popular cities in Michigan, Detroit is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $30/day. Renting a car in Detroit is 39% cheaper than renting one in Alpena where the per day rate is around $49. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Michigan to get a rental car in are: Jackson ($36/day), Holland ($37/day), and Ann Arbor ($39/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Detroit should expect to spend around $30/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Michigan is Detroit.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Michigan 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 abril 24, 2024.

January

$56

February

$56

March

$63

April

$63

May

$63

June

$68

July

$76

August

$76

September

$63

October

$62

November

$62

December

$56

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Michigan 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 Michigan

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

Small cars

$54 - $93

All Car Types

$62 - $98

To rent a small car in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $66/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Michigan (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$93/day). In fact, December is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a small 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 Michigan small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $68/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Michigan (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$81/day). In fact, February is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a medium car saves you 11% 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 Michigan medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $83/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Michigan (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$98/day). In fact, February is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a large 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. Here are the best Michigan large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $86/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Michigan (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$120/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a SUV 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 Michigan SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $108/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Michigan (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$144/day). In fact, February is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a van is 30% 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 Michigan van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $61/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Michigan (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$77/day). In fact, February is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a pickup truck saves you 21% 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 Michigan pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $94/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Michigan (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$142/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a luxury 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 Michigan luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Michigan, you would pay an average price of $112/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Michigan (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$155/day). In fact, February is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Michigan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Michigan, renting a convertible is 32% 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.

Chevrolet Spark$28/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Kia Picanto$29/day
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Kia Picanto
Ford Fiesta$31/day
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Ford Fiesta

Top rental agencies in Michigan

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Michigan known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Michigan. Reviews were last updated on abril 24, 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Michigan, including pickup locations serving Detroit, Grand Rapids and Dearborn. Make sure to read through user feedback, confirm pickup locations, and check the fine print before choosing.

Alamo

8.5
Very good
182 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7
Good
158 reviews31 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.4

Dollar

7.3
Good
241 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.0

Avis

7.1
Good
150 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.9

Hertz

6.8
Okay
254 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.6

Budget

6.6
Okay
451 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.6

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
119 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.6

National

7.9
Good
24 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.9

Best Michigan car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Michigan. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Michigan with an average daily rate of $37. Data was last updated on abril 24, 2024.
We've found these great deals on car rentals in Michigan, including options within the Detroit, Grand Rapids and Dearborn area. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Nissan Sentra$27/day
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Nissan Sentra
Kia Picanto$28/day
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Kia Picanto
Ford Fusion$29/day
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Ford Fusion

Car rental FAQs

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

    The minimum age to drive cheap car rentals in Michigan is 18. However, you will pay an additional fee if you're between 18-25 years. Additionally, if you're under 25 years you may be restricted to specific car classes; for example, you may not be allowed to drive exotic or luxury car rentals in Michigan. All car rental locations in Michigan require you to present a major credit card and a valid driver's license. They will not accept an instructional permit, temporary license, or a photocopy of the original driver’s license. International drivers who have a valid International Driving Permit (IDP), insurance, and passport may book car rentals in Michigan.

  • What are the rules for driving in Michigan?

    The maximum road speed limit for all rental cars in Michigan is 70 mph, keep this in mind and always obey the stipulated traffic signs. Most US states don’t allow the use of cell phones while driving. However, hands-free communication with hands-free electronics like cellphones and music players is allowed in Michigan, but only for seasoned drivers. The permitted Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) in Michigan is 0.08% and any readings above 0.17% will result in penalties. Whether you're operating a family-friendly passenger van rental or an economy car rental, all passengers in your Michigan car rentals must have seat belts on and provide booster seats for children under eight years. You should yield to pedestrians, cyclists, service vehicles, and other motorists if there's a traffic sign or if doing so may prevent an accident. Remember to always consult the Department of Motor Vehicles for recent traffic law changes.

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

    If you're hoping for sightseeing opportunities around the Great Lakes and beyond, there are numerous car rental locations in Michigan with a vehicle that matches your needs. It also helps to know what to expect on the roads. For instance, if it's during winter, you want a mid-size SUV, a minivan, or even a standard-size car rental in Michigan that can handle itself in any weather. If you'll be spending a lot of time within the city, consider getting a fuel-efficient compact car or an electric car rental for running around.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Michigan?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a rental car in Michigan. The best deal a user found was for $33/day from Getaround, booked on Apr. 21.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Michigan from the following companies over the past two weeks: Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($32/day), Turo ($33/day), and Budget ($42/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Silvercar (8.6 rating) and Alamo (8.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Michigan.

  • What are gas prices like in Michigan?

    The average gas price in Michigan 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 Michigan for a week from Turo?

    Turo is one of the top picks in Michigan. They can have you in a rental car for about $300 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Michigan 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 25% in Michigan - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

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

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

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

    We’ve recently found that Getaround offers you prices that are 56% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Michigan for a month is $1,286. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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Small car rentals in Michigan

Find small car rental deals in Michigan from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Michigan cost an average of $40 per day. Price data was last updated on abril 24, 2024.
Hyundai i10$32/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$38/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$40/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Michigan

Find luxury car rental deals in Michigan from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Michigan cost an average of $42 per day. Price data was last updated on abril 24, 2024.
To help you decide on a luxury car rental in Michigan, we've assembled the following deals, including options close to Detroit, Grand Rapids and Dearborn. While researching the different options available, make sure to confirm the details of each offer to ensure they match your needs.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$36/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Audi A4$37/day
5
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Audi A4
Chrysler 300$38/day
5
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Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Michigan

Find van rental deals in Michigan from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Michigan cost an average of $44 per day. Price data was last updated on abril 24, 2024.
To make it easier to find a van rental in Michigan, we've compiled these deals for you, including pickup options near Detroit, Grand Rapids and Dearborn. Be sure to come back soon for more deals if you don't find one that is perfect for you.
Nissan Quest$42/day
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Nissan Quest
Kia Sedona$44/day
5
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Kia Sedona
Chrysler Town & Country$44/day
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Chrysler Town & Country

Car rentals by fuel type in Michigan

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Michigan. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Michigan. Deals were last updated on abril 24, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Michigan. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($30+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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