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Cheap Car Rentals in San Jose

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San Jose Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyFOX
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$66
Cheapest price per day$21

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in San Jose?

January

$42

February

$53

March

$66

April

$88

May

$86

June

$82

July

$78

August

$68

September

$66

October

$68

November

$61

December

$63

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Jose 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.

Popular Car Types in San Jose

There are, in total, 53 car rental locations in San Jose that are operated by 23 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $25/day). Explore 6 car types currently offered from San Jose rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in San Jose

Small Cars

$37 - $90

All Car Types

$67 - $117

To rent a Small car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $67/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in San Jose, the United States (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$90/day). In fact, January is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a Small car saves you 27% 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 San Jose Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $76/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in San Jose, the United States (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$95/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a Medium 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 San Jose Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $85/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in San Jose, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$107/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a Large car saves you 8% 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 San Jose Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $85/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in San Jose, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$102/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a SUV car saves you 8% 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 San Jose SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $100/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in San Jose, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$157/day). In fact, October is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a Van 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 San Jose Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $106/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in San Jose, the United States (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$137/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a Luxury car is 14% 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 San Jose Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of $132/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in San Jose, the United States (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$159/day). In fact, November is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a Convertible car is 31% 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 Soul$25/day
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Chevrolet Spark$27/day
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Top rental agencies in San Jose

All major car rental suppliers in San Jose

Alamo

8.6
Very good
166 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.2

Enterprise

8.0
Very good
120 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.7

Dollar

8.0
Very good
110 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

8.0

Hertz

6.2
Okay
165 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.2

Fox

5.9
Fair
335 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.0

Avis

7.5
Good
32 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.7

Budget

6.8
Okay
86 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.6

Airport Van

5.0
Fair
18 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.2

Comfort

5.7

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.2

Value

4.7

Best San Jose Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in San Jose?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a rental car in San Jose. The best deal a user found was for $21/day from Zeeba Rent-A-Van, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in San Jose?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in San Jose from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($26/day), Avis ($28/day), and Europcar ($29/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.6 rating), Enterprise (8.0 rating) and Dollar (8.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in San Jose.

What are gas prices like in San Jose?

The average gas price in San Jose is $3.63/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $43 and $62 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in San Jose for a week from Fox?

Fox is one of the most popular car rental companies in San Jose, offering car rentals for around $300 per week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 6% to make it a great deal in San Jose. Try to book at least 12 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in San Jose?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in San Jose can be found for about $1,286, with the average price for a rental being around $43 a day. Book with Zeeba Rent-A-Van, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 89% less compared to the average price of car rentals in San Jose.

How much is a car rental in San Jose for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in San Jose, you can expect the average price to be around $67. Usually a Compact rental in San Jose is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Compact for February, it will cost approximately $55 per day.

What car do most people rent in San Jose?

The most popular car to rent while in San Jose is the Class Full-size SUV, which is a Full-size vehicle.

Luxury Car Rentals in San Jose

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in San Jose from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in San Jose

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for San Jose van rentals.

Car type options available for San Jose

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