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Rental car rates in Washington, D. C.

Compare car rental prices of different car rental class deals from the most trustworthy providers in Washington, D. C.. The cheapest car rental offer of each car rental class available in Washington, D. C. is highlighted in red.

Alamo from$128.00 from$147.00 from$179.00 from$183.73 from$67.82
AVIS Car Rental from$133.20 from$147.80 from$196.00 from$174.40
Thrifty Car Rental from$118.77 from$124.63 from$127.39 from$141.04 from$160.65 from$181.00 from$157.51
Budget Car Rental from$250.06 from$98.41

Best car rental companies in Washington, D. C.

Car rental agencies in Washington, D. C. can differ significantly not only in variety of rental vehicles and their car rental conditions, but also in average rating scores provided by our previous customers.


ALAMO 531 reviews

8.6 / 10


NATIONAL 28 reviews

8.4 / 10


Enterprise 110 reviews

8.1 / 10

Hertz Corporate

Hertz 158 reviews

7.9 / 10


AVIS 123 reviews

7.2 / 10


BUDGET 226 reviews

7.1 / 10


DOLLAR 23 reviews

6.8 / 10

Payless Car Rental USA

Payless 130 reviews

6.7 / 10


THRIFTY 17 reviews

6.6 / 10

Advantage Rent A Car

Advantage 192 reviews

6.6 / 10

There is a huge variety of rental cars in Washington, D. C.. Car rental classes that can be rented in Washington, D. C. range from . The biggest collection of cars in Washington, D. C. is provided by PAYLESS.

Car rental locations near Washington, D. C. DC

To find the best car rental deal in Washington, D. C., you should check out car rentals not only in one pick up and return location. Also have a look at car rental offers in other closest spots: airports, railway stations, ports, and in the downtown.

Washington, D. C. DC Car Rental Fleet Overview

Due to the large number of car rental suppliers in Washington, D. C., the car fleet is represented by a huge variety of different vehicles. Please use the table below to get a better understanding of what vehicle is the best fit for you based on your specific requirements.

Car rental class Best for Possible car rental models
Mini Relatively short trips without extensive amounts of luggage Smart, Fiat 500, Hyundai i10, Citroen DS3, Opel Adam, or similar
Economy Travelers who prioritize less expensive car rental Hyundai Accent, Mitsubishi Mirage, or similar
Compact People looking for smaller fuel-efficient vehicles Dodge Neon, Kia Rio, or similar
Intermediate Those who need a great combination of price and comfort in a rental vehicle Nissan Sentra, or similar
Standard Comfortable traveling with a group of up to 5 passengers at an affordable rate Toyota Prius Hybrid, Chrysler 200, or similar
Full Size Those looking for large powerful cars with plenty of free space Ford Taurus, Toyota Camry, or similar
7 Seater Groups of people who need more space than in regular 5 seaters Dodge Caravan, Toyota Sienna, or similar
VAN / 9-12 seater Family trips or journeys with a lot of passengers and cargo Dodge Durango, Ford F-150, or similar
Premium Business traveling and car rental for important occasions Buick Lacrosse, Lincoln MKS, or similar
SUV Travelers who like to feel like a boss both on and off-road Jeep Renegade, GMC Yukon, or similar
Luxury / Exotic People looking for a top-notch driving experience despite the price tag Dodge Challenger, Cadillac XTS, or similar
Convertible Traveling during warm sunny weather and a feeling of freedom Ford Mustang Convertible, or similar

FAQ - Rent a car in Washington, D. C.

How to rent a car in Washington, D. C. DC?

Enter the necessary pickup location and return location in the search form and select the required date and time of your rental. After you get the search results, you will be able to filter them based on your preferred criteria.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Washington, D. C.?

The prices for renting a car in Washington, D. C. vary from $61.57 per day to $233.68 per day depending on desired model, pick up location, and rental options.

What location has the cheapest car rental in Washington, D. C.?

The cheapest car rental deal in Washington, D. C. can be found in W. Wahington St. The car rental prices start from $61.57 in this location.

What is the highest rated car rental agency in Washington, D. C.?

The car rental company that currently has the highest user rating in Washington, D. C. is ALAMO ehi with an average score of 8.6/10.

Can I pay for my rent-a-car reservation with a debit card in Washington, D. C.?

Yes, you can use a debit card to pay for the online reservation. However, during your car pickup, you will need a credit card issued in the name of the main driver to cover the car rental deposit.

Can someone else except me drive my rental car?

This will be possible if you select the additional driver option during your online reservation. Most of the time this is a paid option that is charged at the car rental desk.

Can I reserve a specific car rental model during my reservation?

Yes, offers that include specific car models are marked with a “Guaranteed Car Model” sign on the search results page.

Should I buy additional insurance for my car rental in Washington, D. C. DC?

If you are not going to buy a full coverage insurance, it is advisable to buy insurance to secure your deposit. You will have to provide your vendor with a credit card with enough available amount of funds needed for the car’s deposit. But if any withdrawals occur, the insurance company will cover the expenses.

You can buy this type of insurance during online car rental booking on our website.