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Most popular cities to hire a car in Mexico

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£10 - £18 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN MEXICO Tulum 25% cheaper Car hire in Tulum is usually the cheapest in Mexico at £10 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN MEXICO Aguascalientes 35% more expensive Aguascalientes usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Mexico, with rentals averaging £18 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN MEXICO Cancún 87% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Cancún than any other region in Mexico.

Car hire companies in Mexico

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Hertz
127 locations
Mexico City £17/day
Cancún £13/day
Playa del Carmen £16/day
Avis
102 locations
Cancún £9/day
Playa del Carmen £10/day
Mexico City £10/day
Tulum £7/day
Europcar
101 locations
Cancún £12/day
Puerto Morelos £19/day
Mérida £19/day
National
89 locations
Mexico City £18/day
Cancún £21/day
Budget
87 locations
Playa del Carmen £19/day
Cancún £19/day
San José del Cabo £19/day
Mexico City £15/day
Alamo
77 locations
Mexico City £13/day
Cancún £14/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Mexico and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Playa del Carmen

£10/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Puerto Vallarta

£16/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

León

£14/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Cancún

£20/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Santiago de Querétaro

£15/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Cabo San Lucas

£15/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Mérida

£18/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Playa del Carmen

£28/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

León

£21/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Cabo San Lucas

£22/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Cancún

£22/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Morelia

£30/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Cabo San Lucas

£21/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Playa del Carmen

£28/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

León

£30/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Puerto Vallarta

£35/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Tijuana

£29/day
SUV

No. 5 most popular

Mérida

£35/day
Large
Large

Best value

Tuxtla Gutiérrez

£24/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Cancún

£36/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Playa del Carmen

£53/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Puerto Vallarta

£25/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Veracruz

£42/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Mazatlán

£47/day
Van
Van

Best value

Mexico City

£42/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Cancún

£55/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Oaxaca

£51/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Mérida

£48/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

Playa del Carmen

£70/day
Van

No. 5 most popular

Veracruz

£42/day

Hiring a car in Mexico

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Mexico

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Mexico?

The cheapest rental cars in Mexico are generally found through MEXRENTACAR . When booking with MEXRENTACAR , you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £6/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in Mexico is £16/day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Mexico?

MEXRENTACAR is currently the most popular car hire company in Mexico, with 19% of users selecting their services in the past month. MEXRENTACAR is also popular due to their 63 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 4.2 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Mexico might not have any MEXRENTACAR car rental locations, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car hire company in Mexico has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to Mexico and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Sunnycars is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 156 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. Consider visiting Cancún, the most popular city in Mexico. Sunnycars has a large presence here with over 13 locations - many of which can be found within the airport and city centre.

What side of the road do people in Mexico drive on?

If you hire a car in Mexico, be aware that you are required to drive on the right at all times.

How good are the roads in Mexico?

The road network in Mexico has been scored 4.3 for its quality (1 lowest, 7 highest). This puts it at 54 in the world out of 137 other countries. Roads will vary significantly within the country’s different regions, so use scores as a rough guide or reference for comparison.

What is the drink driving limit in Mexico?

3.81 mg/l is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Mexico. Both residents and visitors of Mexico can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. Mexico has strict laws against individuals who drink-drive when they are younger than the legal drinking age of 18.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Mexico?

The most popular type of car to hire in Mexico is a Economy. 28% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Mexico. If a Economy fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around £6 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

How much does petrol cost in Mexico?

Petrol in Mexico costs £0.79 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in Mexico, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. If you change your mind about hiring a car in Mexico, Algeria has some of the lowest petrol prices in the world at £0.25 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong, in comparison, has on average the most expensive prices at £1.78 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.


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