Detroit Car Hire

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Detroit car hire information

Pick-up location Detroit
Car types 4x4, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, People carrier, Premium, Standard, Van
Hire locations 14
Airport locations 11
Popular agencies Dollar, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty, Alamo

Cheap Car Hire in Detroit

Economy £20/day
Compact £21/day
Intermediate £23/day
Standard £25/day
Full-size £25/day
4x4 £27/day
People carrier £37/day
Mini £22/day
Premium £30/day
Luxury £36/day
Convertible £66/day
Van £37/day
Commercial £42/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Detroit europcar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Detroit europcar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 3 Bags 4x4 car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 5 Bags People carrier car in Detroit dollar
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Detroit thrifty
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Convertible car in Detroit alamo
5 Adults, 2 Bags Van car in Detroit dollar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Commercial car in Detroit hertz
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Detroit car hire reviews and directory

From £37/day
Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
Most popular
8.7 Excellent (6,806 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Alamo
Locations in Detroit
338 Lucas Dr
+1 888 826 6893
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (12,944 reviews)
4 locations in Detroit
Enterprise
Locations in Detroit
1034 Randolph St
+1 313 964 5205
330 Lucas Dr
+1 734 229 3100
6357 E Jefferson Ave
+1 313 393 2344
7600 Second Avenue
+1 313 871 0470
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Rated no. 3
Avis
7.6 Good (2,284 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Avis
Locations in Detroit
295 Lucas Drive
+1 734 942 3450
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From £22/day
Rated no. 4
Hertz
Cheapest deal
7.5 Good (4,211 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Hertz
Locations in Detroit
289b Lucas Drive
+1 734 941 4747
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From £25/day
Rated no. 5
Budget
7.4 Good (4,348 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Budget
Locations in Detroit
Building 287 Lucas Drive
+1 734 941 3632
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From £29/day
Rated no. 6
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,665 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Dollar
Locations in Detroit
334 Lucas Dr
+1 866 434 2226
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From £23/day
Rated no. 7
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,897 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Thrifty
Locations in Detroit
Detroit Ap
+1 877 283 0898
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Rated no. 8
Payless
6.6 Good (2,822 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Payless
Locations in Detroit
Building 287 Lucas Drive
+1 734 941 0719
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Rated no. 9
National
8.0 Excellent (893 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
National
Locations in Detroit
338 Lucas Dr
+1 888 826 6890
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Sunnycars
sunnycars
2 locations in Detroit
Sunnycars
Locations in Detroit
2068 E Street
Bldg. 338, Lucas Drive

Car hire locations in Detroit

Good to know

Most popular agency Alamo
Most popular car type Mini
Average price £34/day
Good deal £28/day

When to book a hire car in Detroit

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches
-1 day
-2 days

Top tips for hiring a car in Detroit

  • Experience the freedom and ultimate flexibility during your stay in Detroit and opt for a hire car upon your arrival. Public transport can be a hassle with delays, changing timetables, and expensive fares, so discover everything Detroit and the surrounding areas have to offer conveniently at your own place with a car.
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport is situated just over 21 miles from the city center of Detroit, so with a hire car you will be at your next destination in under half an hour. Free shuttles pick travelers up from the terminals and bring them to the car hire center with companies offering vehicles of all shapes and sizes. The quickest way into Detroit is via the I-94 E.
  • Driving in Detroit can be a pleasant experience compared to many other US cities, as the streets are broad and usually well-lit. However, road conditions could be improved and potholes or cracks are not uncommon. Also be careful with lane changing, as in Detroit the left lane is not necessarily used by drivers to overtake, and they may even go slower than drivers in the right lane. Driving attentively and defensively will help getting around the city without any hassle or problems.
  • Michigan regularly has very cold winters with lots of snow, so when driving in Detroit during the cold season, make sure the hire car is equipped appropriately or ask for snow chains at a surcharge. During morning and evening rush hours (about 7-9 AM and 5-6 PM), traffic jams can occur, especially on the I-94, so, if possible, these times should be avoided to start a day trip. Always plan at least one hour in advance when driving during these times, and allow more time when going to the airport.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Detroit for £28 or less
  • Book your car hire in Detroit at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Detroit

How much does it cost to hire a car in Detroit?

On average a hire car in Detroit costs £32 per day.

What is the most popular hire car in Detroit?

Mini (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Detroit.

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Detroit?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at Europcar (£20/day), Thrifty (£22/day) and Budget (£23/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Detroit?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Detroit are Alamo (8.7, 6806 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 12944 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2284 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)?

Car hire companies onsite at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport include Alamo, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar and Hertz.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar and Hertz.

What is the cheapest car hire location in Detroit?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Europcar Call 1 5199720967 For Disc Shuttle N8X 1T5 (4 miles from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Detroit?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Detroit?

A 4-wheel drive car is advisable for this area, especially during the winter season. Even though pick-up trucks are a beloved choice of vehicle of the people in Detroit, a more compact car is recommended when driving in the city, as changing lanes and finding a parking space becomes considerably easier.

What's the speed limit in Detroit?

Always adhere to the speed limits given on posted signs. Generally, 25 mph are permitted in residential areas, 55 mpg on unposted highways and up to 75 mph on freeways. The Basic Speed Law also applies, which means driving as fast as is sensible and adapting to the weather and road conditions.

How are gas prices in Detroit?

The average petrol price in Detroit is technically $2.90 per gallon but at petrol stations like CITGO, it can go as low as $2.30 per gallon. Petrolstations around the airport and alongside the freeway can be more expensive, so check in advance how much petrol you have so you do not have to opt for the first station you see, even if it costs more than others.

Where are the best places to park in Detroit?

Street parking, parking lots, and garages are all good options for parking a hire car. Street parking is mostly metered and operated usually between 8 AM and 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, so parking outside these times is free of charge. Garages include the Buhl Garage or Cadillac Square, but with prices ranging from $15 to $24 per two hours, they are a rather pricey solution. Generally, parking in Detroit comes at a cost, so opting for a hotel with a parking lot is recommended.