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Car hires in Knoxville, Tennessee

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Knoxville, TN, United States
8 Mar — 15 Mar
Knoxville, TN, United States
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Car hire insight and trends in Knoxville

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What is the cheapest car hire agency in Knoxville?

The cheapest car hire in Knoxville are generally found through Alamo. When booking with Alamo, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £29/day. The average price to hire a car in Knoxville is £36/day.

What car do most people hire in Knoxville?

Most momondo users will hire the Ford F-150 in Knoxville, though hiring the Ford Mustang Convertible is a popular second choice according to our data. If you’re interested in hiring the Ford F-150, prices are £35 per day on average. Some users have found Ford F-150 hire deals in Knoxville for as low as £31 per day. Ford Mustang Convertible hires in Knoxville are £59 per day on average, with some of the cheapest deals at £57 per day.

Best deals found for Knoxville, Tennessee car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Knoxville, Tennessee
Economy£33/day
Compact£34/day
Intermediate£32/day
Full-size£39/day
People carrier£40/day
Full-size SUV£121/day
Premium£45/day
Luxury£53/day
Premium SUV£43/day
Intermediate SUV£36/day
Standard SUV£42/day
Luxury SUV£82/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Knoxville car hire

Knoxville, Tennessee is located on the banks of the Tennessee River and at the intersection of I-40 and I-75. It is home to the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee, the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, two art museums, and several historic sites. Situated just three miles from town, Knoxville Urban Wilderness is a recreational nature area where visitors can hike, mountain bike, canoe, kayak, and enjoy the forest playground. Whether you are travelling solo and want an electric car rental or have a big group that needs a people carrier rental, ten locations for rental cars in Knoxville ensure that you will find the right car rental solution for your trip.

While visiting, is it advantageous to rent a car while visiting Knoxville?

Definitely. hired cars in Knoxville are your ticket to the many natural and historical attractions in the surrounding area. The central area is very walkable, and with six public parking lots, there are plenty of places to park your Knoxville car rental and explore areas like Market Square and Old City on foot. Within a one-hour drive, you will find the town of Pigeon Forge, home to Dollywood. Dolly Parton’s Appalachian-themed amusement park/water park/museum is a celebration of the region and of the country music icon herself. Just a few miles south of Dollywood, you will find Gaitlinburg, the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From here, you can take your Knoxville car rental to the Rocky Top Trail or experience the Blue Ridge Parkway, known as "America’s favourite Drive." The Knoxville Civil War Trail starts at Fort Dickerson on Chapman Highway and takes you to battle sites and various outposts of the American Civil War. Be sure to check local traffic before heading out for a drive as roads can become crowded during peak tourism season and you will want to be prepared. Closer to town, destinations such as the Knoxville Urban Wilderness and the Dogwood Arts Trails and Gardens offer parking and are most easily accessed with your cheap car rental.

What different driving laws should I observe while driving in Knoxville?

Throughout the U.S., driving is done on the right side of the road. With your Knoxville rental car, you will find that streets and highways are well-marked with signs that indicate speed limits, driving restrictions, and directions. All passengers must wear seat belts, whether they sit in the front or rear seats. Avoid drinking and driving, as it is illegal and will result in fines, arrest, or revocation of your license. For the latest updates to traffic rules, check the Department of Motor Vehicles to safely operate your Knoxville rental car.

If I am visiting from another country, what kind of driving license or permit do I need to drive a rental car in Knoxville?

When you pick up your rental car in Knoxville and throughout your trip, U.S. law requires that you carry a valid driving license issued by the government of your home country. While Tennessee requires only your driving license, some U.S. states also require a valid passport for car rental so it is wise to keep this handy as well.


Knoxville, Tennessee car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Knoxville that's right for you

Small cars

£32 - £65

All Car Types

£38 - £73

The average price of a small car hire in Knoxville, the United States is £48. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Knoxville, the United States is in January. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just £32 per day. A small car rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average rental car in Knoxville. The average price of a car hire in Knoxville can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Knoxville small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Knoxville, the United States is £53. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Knoxville, the United States is in November. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just £37 per day. A medium car rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in Knoxville. The average price of a car hire in Knoxville can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Knoxville medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Knoxville, the United States is £54. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Knoxville, the United States is in November. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just £35 per day. A large car rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in Knoxville. The average price of a car hire in Knoxville can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Knoxville large car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Knoxville, the United States is £62. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Knoxville, the United States is in November. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just £37 per day. A SUV rental is typically 16% more expensive than the average rental car in Knoxville. The average price of a car hire in Knoxville can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Knoxville SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Knoxville, the United States is £39. The cheapest time to hire a van in Knoxville, the United States is in December. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just £30 per day. A van rental is typically 25% less expensive than the average rental car in Knoxville. The average price of a car hire in Knoxville can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Knoxville van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£33/day

28 Apr - 4 May
Volkswagen Polo
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£34/day

6 Mar - 27 Mar
Ford Focus

Knoxville car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Knoxville, Tennessee

Hertz

6.5
Okay
114 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.4
Good
46 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.1

Budget

6.5
Okay
43 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Avis

6.2
Okay
18 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.2

Quick facts about car hire in Knoxville

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Knoxville

Most Popular Agency

Budget

Popular Car Types

Full-size, Intermediate, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

£33

Most Popular Model

Ford F-150
The most popular Knoxville car hire agency found on momondo this month is Budget. Other top choices for car hire companies are Alamo and Avis
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Knoxville in the past 72 hours: Full-size, Intermediate, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in Knoxville is £33/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £41/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Knoxville in the past 7 days is the Ford F-150. Our users also prefer the Chevrolet Colorado as an alternative.

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Knoxville

Below are the most popular hotels in Knoxville
Hilton Knoxville

Hilton Knoxville

501 West Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.1 mi from city centre

Drury Inn & Suites Knoxville West

Drury Inn & Suites Knoxville West

209 Advantage Place, Knoxville, TN, United States

10.0 mi from city centre

Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville/Cedar Bluff

Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville/Cedar Bluff

209 Market Place Boulevard, Knoxville, TN, United States

10.2 mi from city centre

Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville I-75

Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville I-75

6712 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville, TN, United States

6.0 mi from city centre

Super 8 by Wyndham Knoxville Downtown Area

Super 8 by Wyndham Knoxville Downtown Area

341 Merchants Drive, Knoxville, TN, United States

4.6 mi from city centre

Graduate Knoxville

Graduate Knoxville

1706 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.7 mi from city centre

Crowne Plaza Knoxville Downtown University

Crowne Plaza Knoxville Downtown University

401 West Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.4 mi from city centre

Hilton Garden Inn Knoxville Papermill Drive, TN

Hilton Garden Inn Knoxville Papermill Drive, TN

6200 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN, United States

5.0 mi from city centre

The Tennessean Personal Luxury Hotel

The Tennessean Personal Luxury Hotel

531 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.2 mi from city centre

Holiday Inn Knoxville N - Merchant Drive

Holiday Inn Knoxville N - Merchant Drive

5634 Merchants Center Boulevard, Knoxville, TN, United States

4.7 mi from city centre

Country Inn & Suites Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff

Country Inn & Suites Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff

9137 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN, United States

9.8 mi from city centre

Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road

Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road

1315 Kirby Road, Knoxville, TN, United States

4.5 mi from city centre

Hyatt Place Knoxville/Downtown

Hyatt Place Knoxville/Downtown

530 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.3 mi from city centre

Marriott Knoxville Downtown

Marriott Knoxville Downtown

525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.2 mi from city centre

Days Inn by Wyndham Knoxville East

Days Inn by Wyndham Knoxville East

5423 Asheville Highway, Knoxville, TN, United States

5.5 mi from city centre

Best Western Plus Knoxville Cedar Bluff

Best Western Plus Knoxville Cedar Bluff

420 North Peters Road, Knoxville, TN, United States

10.5 mi from city centre

Cumberland House Knoxville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Cumberland House Knoxville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

1109 White Avenue, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.3 mi from city centre

Embassy Suites by Hilton Knoxville Downtown

Embassy Suites by Hilton Knoxville Downtown

507 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN, United States

0.3 mi from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Knoxville - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Knoxville so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Is there a fee to cancel my Knoxville, Tennessee car hire?

The majority of the Knoxville car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car hire centres in Knoxville such as Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Budget often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to hire in Knoxville during March?

Most people will hire an Economy car when travelling to Knoxville during the month of March. Good fuel efficiency and an ability to handle wet road conditions make the Economy car a go-to choice when precipitation averages 100 mm and temperatures hover around 15 °C. Hiring a Economy in Knoxville will cost you £52/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Knoxville, Tennessee?

Travellers who hire a car in Knoxville should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 25 mph. Suburban speed limits around Knoxville are generally 75 mph, whereas speed limits on motorways are 75 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

What is the weather like in Knoxville, TN in February?

Typically, the weather in Knoxville through the month of February is 6 °C and the expected precipitation is 109 mm. This is important information to know when hiring a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Is the weather in Knoxville similar to the rest of Tennessee?

Travellers looking to leave from Knoxville on a road trip around Tennessee or the surrounding areas during the month of February should expect temperatures around 5 °C and about 114.4 mm of possible rain through the month.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Knoxville?

Prices for cars in Knoxville refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Knoxville?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Knoxville?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Knoxville. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Knoxville?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in Knoxville. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Knoxville?

Choosing momondo to search for car hire in Knoxville makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car hire prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Knoxville?

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in Knoxville. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Knoxville with free cancellation?

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Knoxville offering free cancellation on momondo.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Knoxville on momondo?

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car hire locations including Knoxville.

Can I find a car hire in Knoxville which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You certainly can. momondo has a dedicated filter for enhanced cleaning services for all car hire locations including Knoxville.

Can I search for car hire in Knoxville with unlimited mileage on momondo?

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Knoxville.


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