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Cheap Car Rentals in Chicago from RM 270

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Chicago with a pick-up date of 18/8 and drop-off date of 26/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Chicago?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Chicago 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 18 July 2024.

January

RM 177

February

RM 186

March

RM 223

April

RM 242

May

RM 275

June

RM 303

July

RM 317

August

RM 303

September

RM 270

October

RM 270

November

RM 247

December

RM 233

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Chicago 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 Chicago

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Chicago and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

At RM 270/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Chicago in the past week. Out of 29 car hire agencies operating in Chicago, there are, in total, 121 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

RM 270+

Compact

Compact

RM 275+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 286+

Standard

Standard

RM 297+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 310+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 420+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 376+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 271+

Compare available car types for rental in Chicago

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Chicago to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Small cars

RM 209 - RM 671

All Car Types

RM 159 - RM 581

To rent a small car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 334/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Chicago, the United States (~RM 209/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~RM 671/day). In fact, April is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a small car saves you 6% 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 Chicago small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 317/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Chicago, the United States (~RM 159/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 634/day). In fact, January is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a medium car saves you 11% 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 Chicago medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 255/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Chicago, the United States (~RM 245/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 598/day). In fact, November is about 5% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a large car saves you 28% 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 Chicago large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 294/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Chicago, the United States (~RM 179/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 633/day). In fact, March is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a SUV saves you 17% 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 Chicago SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Proton PersonaRM 270/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton PersonaRM 275/day
4
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton SagaRM 296/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Saga

Top rental agencies in Chicago

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Chicago known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Chicago. Reviews were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Chicago area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.1
Very Good
384 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.9

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
330 reviews28 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.3

Avis

6.5
Okay
153 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Payless

6.3
Okay
366 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Budget

6.0
Okay
392 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

5.9

Hertz

5.8
Fair
615 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Dollar

5.4
Fair
338 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.4

Thrifty

5.3
Fair
232 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.5

Best Chicago car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Chicago. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Chicago with an average daily rate of RM 308. Data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Chicago. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Proton PersonaRM 270/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton PersonaRM 275/day
4
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Honda FitRM 286/day
5
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Chicago, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 July 2024.
  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Chicago?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Chicago from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget (RM 270/day), Thrifty (RM 271/day), and Dollar (RM 295/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Chicago?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.0 rating), National (7.6 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Chicago.

  • What are petrol prices like in Chicago?

    The average price of petrol in Chicago is RM 5.65/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 254 and RM 367 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Chicago for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is one of the most popular car hire companies in Chicago, offering car hire for around RM 1,761 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Chicago for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 24% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Chicago.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Chicago?

    Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Chicago.

  • How much is a car hire in Chicago for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Chicago, you can expect the average price to be around RM 0. Usually a Economy hire in Chicago is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for August, it will cost approximately RM 235 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Chicago?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Chicago is Compact (Toyota Corolla) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Luxury car rentals in Chicago

Find luxury car rental deals in Chicago from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Chicago cost an average of RM 581 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car rentals within Chicago. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 350/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 392/day
5
M
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 393/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in Chicago

Find people carrier rental deals in Chicago from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Chicago cost an average of RM 423 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for renting a van in the Chicago area. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota InnovaRM 346/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Proton ExoraRM 350/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora
Proton ExoraRM 354/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora

Car rentals by fuel type in Chicago

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Chicago. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Chicago. Deals were last updated on 18 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Chicago. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (RM 54+).

Electric

Electric

RM 75+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 79+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 54+

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