Car Hire in Kenya

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mombasa Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 38.35 / per day
City Centre
Mini
Suzuki Alto or comparable
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
£ 38.57 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Toyota Axio Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Axio Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
£ 46.52 / per day
City Centre
Compact
Mitsubishi Lancer or comparable
Mitsubishi Lancer
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 79.37 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Standard Crossover
Mazda CX-5 or comparable
Mazda CX-5
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 126.24 / per day
City Centre
Full-size Van
Toyota Noah or comparable
Toyota Noah
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
£ 84.59 / per day
Mombasa Airport
Premium SUV
Toyota Prado or comparable
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 154.03 / per day
City Centre
Economy
Toyota Belta or comparable
Toyota Belta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
£ 39.66 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 03:08 on 2024-04-11.

Travel Information

Languages
Swahili, English
Currency
KES
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+254
Average car hire price
£ 76 per day
Average car hire length
7 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
100 - 110 km/h or 62 - 68 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Score
9.0 / 10

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Kenya the most affordable?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Kenya fluctuate depending on the season. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Kenya
£ 57.88
January
£ 51.86
February
£ 49.87
March
£ 54.24
April
£ 43.52
May
£ 64.71
June
£ 53.88
July
£ 51.94
August
£ 76.81
September
£ 63.14
October
£ 64.22
November
£ 67.57
December
The best month to hire a car in Kenya is May — when the average price for a hire is £ 43.52 per day. This is 25% less than the yearly average and 43% less than hiring a car in September (when the average price is £ 76.81 per day).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Kenya?

Car hire lengths can vary according to the time of year. Longer periods of car hire are more common in January with an average of 9 days. Shorter periods of car hire are more common in August with an average of 5 days.
Average number of hire days in Kenya
9
January
9
February
7
March
9
April
8
May
6
June
9
July
5
August
5
September
9
October
9
November
8
December

Which month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Kenya?

Given the number of customers searching for a car in Kenya, the month in which the highest number of people search for a hire car is January, while October is the month that sees the lowest demand for them.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Kenya Compared to the Yearly Average
171%
January
121%
February
85%
March
100%
April
75%
May
110%
June
105%
July
126%
August
85%
September
65%
October
65%
November
90%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 11
Airport locations 5
Popular suppliers Autounion, Unicorn rent a car, GreenMotion, Ace Rent a car, Europcar
Popular car categories Small cars, SUVs, Station wagons, Medium cars
Lowest price £ 38 per day
Cheapest supplier GreenMotion

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Unicorn rent a car Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Autounion Toyota Belta 5 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Toyota Axio 5 1 Medium cars
Autounion Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Kia Rio 4 2 Small cars
Autounion Suzuki Alto 5 2 Small cars
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota RAV4 4 2 SUVs
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Noah 4 2 People Carriers

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Unicorn rent a car
8.2 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Autounion
7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
£ 75.92
Lowest daily price
£ 38.35
Total cars available
373

Top 7 Suppliers in Kenya in 2024

Unicorn rent a car
Unicorn rent a car
Very good 8.2 / 14 reviews
10 locations
£ 42 - £ 196
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.7
2 locations
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 7.6 / 6 reviews
5 locations
£ 38 - £ 159
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.6 / 3 reviews
3 locations
£ 74 - £ 253
Avis
Avis
Good 7.6
3 locations
£ 80 - £ 101
Express travel group limited
Express travel group limited
Good 7.6
2 locations
Autounion
Autounion
Good 7 / 28 reviews
6 locations
£ 39 - £ 179
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