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Cheap Car Rentals in Tennessee from C$ 34

Nashville, TN, United States
27 Feb — 5 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Nashville, TN, United States
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Tennessee car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Tennessee. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

Most popular company

Hertz

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

C$ 81

Cheapest price per day

C$ 34

What are the car hire rental for popular cities in Tennessee?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Tennessee, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 71 pickup locations in Tennessee to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

Price

C$ 58 - C$ 76

Out of all the popular cities in Tennessee, Nashville is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just C$ 58/day. Renting a car in Nashville is 24% cheaper than renting one in Chattanooga where the per day rate is around C$ 76. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Tennessee to get a rental car in are: Knoxville (C$ 68/day), Memphis (C$ 73/day), and Chattanooga (C$ 76/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Nashville should expect to spend around C$ 58/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Tennessee is Nashville.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tennessee 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 20 February 2024.

January

C$ 67

February

C$ 68

March

C$ 78

April

C$ 78

May

C$ 82

June

C$ 83

July

C$ 84

August

C$ 75

September

C$ 80

October

C$ 83

November

C$ 83

December

C$ 78

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tennessee 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.

Popular car types in Tennessee

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Tennessee and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

In Tennessee, there are 15,314 active rental locations from 301 car rental companies. small car is the cheapest car type to rent in Tennessee in the past week - currently priced from C$ 34/day. View deals for 7 car types available to rent in this destination:

Economy

Economy

C$ 34+

Compact

Compact

C$ 46+

Intermediate

Intermediate

C$ 45+

Standard

Standard

C$ 48+

Full-size

Full-size

C$ 48+

Minivan

Minivan

C$ 62+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

C$ 69+

Premium

Premium

C$ 94+

Luxury

Luxury

C$ 59+

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

C$ 84+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

C$ 64+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

C$ 57+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

C$ 68+

Compare available car types for rental in Tennessee

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Tennessee to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

Small cars

C$ 61 - C$ 117

All Car Types

C$ 64 - C$ 134

To rent a small car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 83/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Tennessee (~C$ 61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~C$ 117/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a small car saves you 20% 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 Tennessee small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 85/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Tennessee (~C$ 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 101/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a medium car saves you 20% 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 Tennessee medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 105/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Tennessee (~C$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~C$ 164/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a large car is 0% 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 Tennessee large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 90/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Tennessee (~C$ 69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~C$ 122/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a SUV saves you 14% 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 Tennessee SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 134/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Tennessee (~C$ 63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 200/day). In fact, January is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a van is 23% 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 Tennessee van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 96/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Tennessee (~C$ 62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 157/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a luxury 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 Tennessee luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 171/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Tennessee (~C$ 137/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 366/day). In fact, September is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a convertible is 39% 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.

Honda FitC$ 34/day
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Honda Fit
Nissan SentraC$ 46/day
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A/C
Nissan Sentra
Hyundai VenueC$ 47/day
4
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Hyundai Venue

Top rental agencies in Tennessee

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Tennessee known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Tennessee. Reviews were last updated on 20 February 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Tennessee region, including those located within the Nashville, Knoxville and Blountville area. Make sure to take a look at reviews from past customers, daily rate and other charges, and pickup location before making your decision.

Alamo

8.3
Very good
301 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very good
325 reviews22 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.9

Budget

6.8
Okay
284 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9

Thrifty

6.3
Okay
210 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Dollar

6.3
Okay
212 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.4

Avis

6.2
Okay
141 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.2

Payless

6.0
Okay
125 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

6.2

Hertz

5.8
Fair
590 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Best Tennessee car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Tennessee. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Tennessee with an average daily rate of C$ 72. Data was last updated on 20 February 2024.
We've found these great deals on car rentals in Tennessee, including options within the Nashville, Knoxville and Blountville area. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Honda FitC$ 34/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Nissan SylphyC$ 45/day
5
M
A/C
Nissan Sylphy
Nissan SylphyC$ 46/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Sylphy

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tennessee, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 20 February 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Tennessee?

Tennessee offers a wide range of choices, from cheap car rentals to expensive and luxurious car rentals. You can even come across electric car rental services, passenger van rental, or even an economy car rental. To access car rentals in Tennessee, you must be at least 21 years old. Drivers below 25 years are subject to a surcharge. Moreover, you'll be required to provide a valid driver's license for the duration of the rental. Non-residents must provide additional documents, such as a passport and photographic identification. If your driver's license is not written in the Roman alphabet, you must present an International Driver’s License.

What are the rules for driving in Tennessee?

Driving is the most effective mode of transportation. However, even though there are numerous car rental locations In Tennessee, they all follow the same protocols. Specific rules and standards heavily regulate it. When a passenger vehicle is in motion, the driver and passenger in the front seat must wear a seatbelt. Backseat passengers must also wear seatbelts. Children between one and four who weigh more than 20 pounds should sit in a forward-facing child seat. You are required to drive in the right lane unless overtaking slower vehicles or turning left. U-turns are prohibited unless there is a U-turn sign. It is illegal to drink alcohol and drive if you are under the influence (DUI) at the time of driving. Roads have speed limits, including those within city limits of 30 mph, freeways within city limits of 50-70 mph, and freeways outside city limits of 70mph. It's best to check with each city's Department of Motor Vehicles for recent changes in the law.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Tennessee?

There are different types of rental cars in Tennessee, and choosing the right one might be daunting. This is because you will have to consider a variety of factors. There are both expensive and cheap car rentals in Tennessee. Economy car rentals in Tennessee are very suitable for narrow and congested streets. If you're traveling as a group, choosing larger Tennessee rental cars with ample space is advisable. You can book rental cars such as a Mitsubishi Zinger. For traveling around, it will be necessary to consider internal air conditioning and the comfort of seats to enhance your comfort. Luxury car rentals in Tennessee with a sunroof are also suitable to allow dazzling sunrays and cool air to optimize user comfort. You'll appreciate a wider view of the environment too.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Tennessee?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 79/day when booking a rental car in Tennessee. The best deal a user found was for C$ 43/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Feb. 11.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Tennessee?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Tennessee from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (C$ 45/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (C$ 47/day), and Thrifty (C$ 47/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Priceless (9.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Tennessee.

What are gas prices like in Tennessee?

The average gas price in Tennessee is C$ 1.23/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 55 and C$ 80 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Tennessee for a week from Thrifty?

From Thrifty you can rent a car in Tennessee from about C$ 545 per week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Tennessee it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 26%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Tennessee?

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

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

You can potentially save up to 61% on a month-long rental by booking with Surprise Agency. Surprise Agency is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Tennessee can cost you on average C$ 2,337 a month or C$ 78 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

Luxury car rentals in Tennessee

Find luxury car rental deals in Tennessee from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Tennessee cost an average of C$ 75 per day. Price data was last updated on 20 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've detected on luxury car rentals in Tennessee, including options near Nashville, Knoxville and Blountville. Make sure to compare the details of each deal to find the one that is right for you.
Chrysler 300C$ 59/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300
Audi A4C$ 59/day
5
2
M
A/C
Audi A4
Chrysler 300C$ 59/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Tennessee

Find van rental deals in Tennessee from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Tennessee cost an average of C$ 78 per day. Price data was last updated on 20 February 2024.
To make it easier to find a van rental in Tennessee, we've compiled these deals for you, including pickup options near Nashville, Knoxville and Blountville. Be sure to come back soon for more deals if you don't find one that is perfect for you.
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 62/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota SiennaC$ 66/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 66/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan