New York

Cheap Car Rentals in New York from $11

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in New York with a pick-up date of 7/29 and drop-off date of 7/29. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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New York car rentals in 2024

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

Most popular company

Sixt

Most common car type

Premium

Average price per day

$89

Cheapest price per day

$11

What are the car rental prices for popular cities in New York?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across New York, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 180 pickup locations in New York to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on July 11, 2024.

Price

$35 - $58

Out of all the popular cities in New York, Montgomery is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $35/day. Renting a car in Montgomery is 40% cheaper than renting one in Syracuse where the per day rate is around $58. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New York to get a rental car in are: Ithaca ($40/day), Poughkeepsie ($41/day), and White Plains ($47/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in New York should expect to spend around $47/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New York is New York.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in New York?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in New York 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 July 11, 2024.

January

$45

February

$51

March

$56

April

$67

May

$73

June

$80

July

$86

August

$84

September

$61

October

$64

November

$64

December

$67

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New York 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 New York

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

Small cars

$43 - $99

All Car Types

$54 - $110

To rent a small car in New York, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in New York (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, 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 New York small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in New York, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in New York (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, 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 New York medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in New York, you would pay an average price of $93/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in New York (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$119/day). In fact, February is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, 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 New York large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in New York, you would pay an average price of $84/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in New York (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$111/day). In fact, February is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, renting a SUV saves you 0% 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 New York SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in New York, you would pay an average price of $129/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in New York (~$96/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$157/day). In fact, January is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, 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. Here are the best New York van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in New York, you would pay an average price of $79/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in New York (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$136/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, renting a pickup truck saves you 6% 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 New York pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in New York, you would pay an average price of $91/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in New York (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$107/day). In fact, February is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, renting a luxury car is 8% 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 New York luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in New York, you would pay an average price of $140/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in New York (~$104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$177/day). In fact, November is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for New York. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New York, renting a convertible is 40% 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$11/day
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Hyundai Accent$13/day
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Nissan Sylphy$15/day
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Top rental agencies in New York

Explore the leading car rental agencies in New York known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in New York. Reviews were last updated on July 11, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the New York region, including those located within the New York, Rochester and Buffalo area. Make sure to read through user feedback, confirm pickup locations, and check the fine print before choosing.

Budget

6.6
Okay
1349 reviews21 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.3
Okay
1223 reviews46 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Alamo

8.3
Very good
343 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very good
410 reviews49 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.8

Avis

7.0
Good
538 reviews28 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.7

Dollar

6.1
Okay
777 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Thrifty

6.1
Okay
447 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Ace

4.9
Mediocre
148 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

5.5

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.1

Best New York car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in New York. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in New York with an average daily rate of $29. Data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
Take a peek at some options we've found for car rentals in New York, including locations near New York, Rochester and Buffalo. If these deals don't match what you're looking for, not to worry -- deals are updated on a regular basis.
Kia Picanto$11/day
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Kia Picanto
Dodge Charger$12/day
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Dodge Charger
Mitsubishi Galant$12/day
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Mitsubishi Galant

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in New York, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on July 11, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in New York State?

    Before accessing car rentals in New York State, it is important for you first to note that only New York State residents need a New York driver’s license. Therefore, to rent a car in New York State, you need to be a qualified driver from your country and with a valid driver’s license to show for it. If you want to drive rental cars in New York State, you are also required to have already attained the age of 16, which will also be subject to a surcharge fee.

  • What are the rules for driving in New York State?

    The packed traffic might be intimidating to those driving rental cars in New York State. However, if you follow all the guidelines and road signs correctly, you will find it easy. The only thing you need to keep in mind is the small illegal things that might get you in trouble. For example, illegal honking can attract a fine of up to $350. Additionally, your blood alcohol content (BAC) is required to be below 0.08%. Lastly, if you want a rental car in New York State and do not have a driver’s license from your country, you will have to pass a written test, complete a five-hour course, and pass a road test. To be on the safe side, it would be best to check with the relevant authorities in case of new laws.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in New York State?

    From luxurious to cheap car rental in New York State, there are different types of cars you rent. Therefore, the type of car that you choose depends on several factors. First of all, you will have to consider the number of people you want on board, your budget, and the weather during your time of visit. If you are on a tight budget, do not worry, as there are cheap car rentals in New York State. Companies such as Turo and Surprise agency offer different car rental services here, such as passenger van rental, electric car rental, and even electric car rental. Whether you are looking for cheap or luxurious car rentals in New York State, it is advisable to make your bookings as early as possible. Some of the best cars to rent here include Toyota Aygo, Honda Stepwgn, and Buick. You can also find a cheap car rental in New York State, one that fits within your budget.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in New York?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $92/day when booking a rental car in New York. The best deal a user found was for $29/day from Turo, booked on Jul. 7.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in New York?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in New York from the following companies over the past two weeks: Getaround ($11/day), Dollar ($16/day), and Payless ($20/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.5 rating), Yesaway (8.5 rating) and Silvercar (8.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in New York.

  • What are gas prices like in New York?

    The average gas price in New York is $3.79/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $65 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

    Hertz is one of the most popular car rental companies in New York, offering car rentals for around $575 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in New York 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 35% in New York - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in New York?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from New York it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    Our recent data shows that Turo can potentially be 81% below the average car rental price in New York. Check prices and availability for Turo and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in New York is on average $2,463 a month or $82 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your New York car rental.

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Small car rentals in New York

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

Luxury car rentals in New York

Find luxury car rental deals in New York from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in New York cost an average of $39 per day. Price data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found when it comes to luxury car rentals in New York, including pickup locations near New York, Rochester and Buffalo. Make sure to compare the details of each deal to find the one that is right for you.
Audi A4$35/day
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Audi A4
Chrysler 300$36/day
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Chrysler 300
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$37/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in New York

Find van rental deals in New York from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in New York cost an average of $37 per day. Price data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
To help you find the right van rental during your time in New York, we've assembled these deals, with options in the New York, Rochester and Buffalo area. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Chrysler Pacifica$35/day
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Chrysler Pacifica
Kia Sedona$35/day
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Kia Sedona
Nissan Quest$37/day
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