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Mexico Car Rental Mini Guide

Explore this wonderful country as much as possible by hiring a car in Mexico with Rhino, so you can see the beaches, stunning scenery and areas of interest at your own leisure and pace. Whether you are travelling on a budget or wanting to splash out on a more luxurious rental vehicle, we will have something to meet your requirements. Our rates include insurance, collision damage waiver, theft waiver, taxes and unlimited mileage so you don't have to worry about any hidden charges or extras to pay.

Most popular locations to collect car rental in Mexico

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Cheapest car hire in Mexico

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.21 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.51 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.21 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.51 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.21 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.51 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.21 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.51 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.21 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.51 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.23 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.23 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.23 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.23 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 120.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 130.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 130.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 130.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 130.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 130.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.78 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 131.46 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Vento

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.78 EUR/day
Volkswagen Vento

7 Days rental at 131.46 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 19.32 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 135.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 19.32 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 135.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.06 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.43 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.06 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.43 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.06 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.43 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.06 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.43 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.06 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.43 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.11 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.80 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 18.11 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 126.80 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 19.17 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 134.24 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 19.17 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 134.24 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 43.06 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 301.48 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Sienna

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.11 EUR/day
Toyota Sienna

7 Days rental at 518.78 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Sienna

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.11 EUR/day
Toyota Sienna

7 Days rental at 518.78 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Murano

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 76.93 EUR/day
Nissan Murano

7 Days rental at 538.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Town and Country

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.23 EUR/day
Chrysler Town and Country

7 Days rental at 603.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Town and Country

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.23 EUR/day
Chrysler Town and Country

7 Days rental at 603.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Town and Country

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.23 EUR/day
Chrysler Town and Country

7 Days rental at 603.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Town and Country

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.23 EUR/day
Chrysler Town and Country

7 Days rental at 603.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Town and Country

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.23 EUR/day
Chrysler Town and Country

7 Days rental at 603.62 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Forte

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 20.38 EUR/day
Kia Forte

7 Days rental at 142.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Forte

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 20.38 EUR/day
Kia Forte

7 Days rental at 142.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Forte

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 20.38 EUR/day
Kia Forte

7 Days rental at 142.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Forte

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 20.38 EUR/day
Kia Forte

7 Days rental at 142.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Forte

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 20.38 EUR/day
Kia Forte

7 Days rental at 142.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Forte

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 20.49 EUR/day
Kia Forte

7 Days rental at 143.43 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 21.66 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 151.67 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 21.66 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 151.67 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 21.66 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 151.67 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Mexico

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Mexico, the steering wheel will always be on the left side of the car
  • All rental cars in Mexico are automatics, making driving on unfamiliar roads a little easier
  • The drink-drive limit is Mexico in 80mg (0.08% BAC)
  • The maximum speed limit in Mexico is 120km/h on the freeways
  • It is possible to take a rental car from Mexico to the US and visa versa, althought permission is required
 

Popular car hire destinations in Mexico

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Mexico

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    30-70kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    90kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    100-120kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    MXN  27.76/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    80mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    MXN/USD $

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    23

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Mexico

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Enterprise
60
8.2/10
645
€ 44.25
€ 50.10
€ 64.68
€ 72.34
 National
72
6.9/10
650
€ 26.57
€ 31.89
€ 35.25
€ 45.83
 Alamo
69
6.3/10
1,548
€ 48.82
€ 23.95
€ 28.74
€ 33.53
 Sixt
28
4.3/10
1,097
€ 68.68
€ 45.17
€ 57.78
€ 108.76
 Mex
26
3.8/10
3,473
€ 17.21
€ 18.69
€ 20.38
€ 21.44
 Mas
25
3.4/10
1,896
€ 18.27
€ 19.85
€ 21.66
 Europcar
69
3.0/10
11,629
€ 61.06
€ 55.99
€ 57.88
€ 65.27
 Green motion
30
3.0/10
563
€ 72.39
€ 72.26
€ 97.48
€ 114.20
 America
20
2.7/10
2,914
€ 44.33
€ 37.34
€ 77.40

Car rental agent statistics in Mexico

  • 9.3/10
    Highest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 1.3/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    AMERICA
  • 24,996
    Total number of reviews in
    Mexico
  • 66
    Most Locations in Mexico:
    ALAMO
  • 13
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 14
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Mexico

ItemPercent
January€ 49
February€ 50
March€ 54
April€ 47
May€ 50
June€ 50
July€ 61
August€ 50
September€ 57
October€ 56
November€ 57
December€ 61
ItemPercent
January€ 49
February€ 47
March€ 51
April€ 43
May€ 47
June€ 47
July€ 57
August€ 46
September€ 51
October€ 52
November€ 52
December€ 60
ItemPercent
January€ 128
February€ 124
March€ 133
April€ 128
May€ 133
June€ 128
July€ 161
August€ 126
September€ 143
October€ 141
November€ 142
December€ 205
ItemPercent
January€ 46
February€ 51
March€ 60
April€ 51
May€ 50
June€ 52
July€ 67
August€ 56
September€ 60
October€ 62
November€ 59
December€ 64
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September€ 228
October€ 182
November€ 171
December
ItemPercent
January€ 33
February€ 38
March€ 42
April€ 33
May€ 35
June€ 35
July€ 44
August€ 41
September€ 42
October€ 43
November€ 44
December€ 45
ItemPercent
January€ 64
February€ 61
March€ 66
April€ 59
May€ 63
June€ 63
July€ 79
August€ 63
September€ 76
October€ 77
November€ 78
December€ 93
ItemPercent
January€ 83
February€ 74
March€ 91
April€ 95
May€ 94
June€ 92
July€ 100
August€ 78
September€ 89
October€ 91
November€ 92
December€ 114

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Mexico

DieselUnleaded
Sep , 2022

€ 1.18

€ 1.20

Aug , 2022

€ 1.12

€ 1.14

Jul , 2022

€ 1.10

€ 1.12

Jun , 2022

€ 1.11

€ 1.12

May , 2022

€ 1.11

€ 1.12

Apr , 2022

€ 1.08

€ 1.09

Mar , 2022

€ 1.03

€ 1.05

Feb , 2022

€ 0.97

€ 1.00

Jan , 2022

€ 0.96

€ 0.98

Dec , 2021

€ 0.93

€ 0.96

Nov , 2021

€ 0.92

€ 0.94

Oct , 2021

€ 0.93

€ 0.95

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Sep , 2022 1.18 1.20
Aug , 2022 1.12 1.14
Jul , 2022 1.10 1.12
Jun , 2022 1.11 1.12
May , 2022 1.11 1.12
Apr , 2022 1.08 1.09
Mar , 2022 1.03 1.05
Feb , 2022 0.97 1.00
Jan , 2022 0.96 0.98
Dec , 2021 0.93 0.96
Nov , 2021 0.92 0.94
Oct , 2021 0.93 0.95

Car rental price statistics in Mexico

  • € 120.47
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 493.71
    Highest daily price:
    Nissan Urvan
  • 3,829
    Total cars available
     
  • 339
    Most popular model:
    Chevrolet Aveo
  • 113
    Location with most cars:
    San Jose Del Cabo - Los Cabos - Int. Airport
  • € 17.2 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    MEX - Tulum - Central

FAQs about car hire in Mexico

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

Car hire in Mexico starts from just €17.20 per day for a (mini) class car from Mex. The average price to hire a car in Mexico is just €87.90 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Mexico is a Nissan Urvan car for a (premium) class from National costing €493.70 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Mexico?

We often have special offers on car hire in Mexico including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Mexico?

Car hire prices in Mexico are kept low thanks to the 10 car hire companies across the country. With over 146 car hire locations and 26,538 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Mexico.

Who is the best car hire company in Mexico?

Based on over 24,415 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Mexico Is Enterprise who score on average 8.2/10 across all locations in Mexico.

What is the most popular car hire location in Mexico?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Mexico is San Jose Del Cabo - Los Cabos - Int. Airport with 9 car hire companies and 113 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Mexico?

Current fuel prices in Mexico are €1.2/ltr for petrol and €1.179/ltr for diesel as of 5 September 2022, it’ll cost on average €48 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €47 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Mexico?

Speed limits in Mexico are in km/h and are generally 30-70 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on rural roads and 100-120 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Mexico?

Mex is the cheapest car hire company in Mexico offering a (mini) class car such as the Mitsubishi Mirage for as little as €120.40 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Mexico?

The most popular car hire category in Mexico is the Chevrolet Aveo available from 7 car hire companies in over 124 locations.

Why hire a car in Mexico?

Whether you are planning on 'going Loco down in Acapulco' or soak up the sun and relax on the beaches in Cancun, we can supply you with a hire car that will tick all of your boxes. We have a superb range of vehicles to choose from such as economy car hire like the Pontiac Matiz and Chevrolet Aveo or if you plan to go off road and want a more sturdy and robust vehicle we have models available to hire such as the Jeep Wrangler and Ford Escape.

There is a range of optional added extras that you can include to customise your booking such as sat nav, luggage rack, child seats and booster seats. If you are planning on sharing the driving with somebody else, you can add them on as an additional driver. Our hire cars in Mexico come with either a manual or automatic gearbox depending on what you prefer and also we include complimentary breakdown assistance, so you have peace of mind in the unlikely event the car should suffer a fault or problem.

Other Car Hire Locations in Mexico

We specialise in car rentals throughout Mexico to find you the best price and that's a promise...

Car Hire Acapulco
€14.7
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €14.7 per day
Compact 4 5 3 from €17.1 per day
Economy 4 5 2 from €16.4 per day
Car Hire Cancun
€15.3
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €15.3 per day
Compact 4 5 4 from €17.1 per day
Economy 4 5 2 from €17.2 per day
Car Hire Mexico City
€18.7
 
 
Mini 5 5 2 from €18.7 per day
Compact 4 5 3 from €19.9 per day
Economy 4 5 2 from €18.8 per day
Car Hire Playa Del Carmen
€14.7
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €14.7 per day
Compact 4 5 3 from €17.1 per day
Economy 4 5 2 from €16.4 per day