Car Rental in Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Economy
Volkswagen Up or similar
Volkswagen Up
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • Man.
Foco
$17.95 / per day
Rio de Janeiro Del Castilho
Economy Elite
Fiat Argo or similar
Fiat Argo
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Localiza
$25.19 / per day
Rio de Janeiro Bangu
Full-size Elite SUV
Jeep Compass or similar
Jeep Compass
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Movida
$30.23 / per day
Rio de Janeiro Santa Cruz
Compact
Peugeot 208 or similar
Peugeot 208
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Unidas
$36.62 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Intermediate
Renault Logan or similar
Renault Logan
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$128.83 / per day
Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Standard
Fiat Cronos or similar
Fiat Cronos
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
National
$136.63 / per day
Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Premium
Chevrolet Cruze or similar
Chevrolet Cruze
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$185.90 / per day
Rio de Janeiro Airport Santos Dumont
Intermediate Elite SUV
Volkswagen T-Cross or similar
Volkswagen T-Cross
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Foco
$30.54 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 17:27 on 2024-05-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
Portuguese
Currency
BRL
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+55
Average car rental price
$74 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 60 km/h or 19 - 37 mph
Speed limit out of town
90 - 110 km/h or 56 - 68 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Rating
8.8 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.10 per liter or $4.16 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$0.97 per liter or $3.67 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.26 per liter or $4.77 / 1 gallon

Top 20 Cities near Rio de Janeiro

  1. 118.5 km / 73.6 miles
  2. 336.8 km / 209.3 miles
  3. 337.5 km / 209.7 miles
  4. 360.1 km / 223.8 miles
  5. 361.3 km / 224.5 miles
  6. 417.9 km / 259.7 miles
  7. 673 km / 418.2 miles
  8. 677.2 km / 420.8 miles
  9. 758.7 km / 471.4 miles
  10. 808.6 km / 502.4 miles
  11. 832.2 km / 517.1 miles
  12. 899.7 km / 559 miles
  13. 914.3 km / 568.1 miles
  14. 929.1 km / 577.3 miles
  15. 993.5 km / 617.3 miles
  16. 1,122.1 km / 697.2 miles
  17. 1,180.8 km / 733.7 miles
  18. 1,209.1 km / 751.3 miles
  19. 1,217.5 km / 756.5 miles
  20. 1,566.6 km / 973.4 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Rio de Janeiro?

Car rental prices in Rio de Janeiro vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Rio de Janeiro
$28.59
January
$29.75
February
$28.57
March
$26.61
April
$25.64
May
$25.17
June
$27.93
July
$22.43
August
$20.56
September
$19.08
October
$20.29
November
$33.93
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Rio de Janeiro is October (when prices average $19.08 per day). This is 26% cheaper than the yearly average and 44% cheaper than renting in December (when prices average $33.93).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Rio de Janeiro?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in December, the average renter keeps their car for 11 days, and in September, they keep their car for 7 days.
Average number of rental days in Rio de Janeiro
10
January
8
February
9
March
8
April
8
May
10
June
10
July
9
August
7
September
8
October
8
November
11
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Rio de Janeiro?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Rio de Janeiro is November, and the least popular is April.
Monthly searches in Rio de Janeiro by pick-up date relative to the average
144%
January
112%
February
72%
March
43%
April
47%
May
50%
June
83%
July
69%
August
95%
September
176%
October
178%
November
130%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 27
Airport locations 2
Popular suppliers Foco, Localiza, Movida, Unidas, Alamo
Popular car categories Small cars, SUVs, Medium cars, Large cars
Lowest price $18 per day
Cheapest supplier Foco

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Foco Fiat Mobi 4 2 Small cars
Foco VW Gol 4 2 Medium cars
Localiza Fiat Mobi 2 2 Small cars
Localiza Fiat Argo 2 3 Small cars
Localiza Volkswagen Gol 4 2 Small cars
Foco Renault Logan 4 3 Large cars
Foco Volkswagen T-Cross 5 2 SUVs
Localiza Jeep Renegade 4 4 SUVs
Foco Chevrolet Onix 4 2 Medium cars
Movida Fiat Mobi Like 4 2 Small cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Netherlands
Fiat Mobi
January 6, 2024
Beautiful nature in brazil.
United States of America (USA)
Renault Logan
December 20, 2022
Nice place Perfect and economic car
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Localiza
8.6 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Unidas
6.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
14
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$73.98
Lowest daily price
$17.95
Total cars available
902

Top 7 Suppliers in Rio de Janeiro in 2024

Localiza
Localiza
Very good 8.6 / 175 reviews
24 locations
$24 - $335
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.1 / 12 reviews
13 locations
$114 - $209
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.9 / 1 review
10 locations
$114 - $259
National
National
Good 7.8 / 2 reviews
12 locations
$114 - $209
Movida
Movida
Good 7.2 / 166 reviews
8 locations
$25 - $226
Foco
Foco
Satisfactory 6.8 / 181 reviews
2 locations
$18 - $92
Unidas
Unidas
Satisfactory 6.6 / 44 reviews
5 locations
$29 - $213
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