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Detroit, MI, United States
7 Aug — 14 Aug
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Detroit, MI, United States
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Detroit car hire information

Pick-up locationDetroit
Hire locations19
Airport locations14

Detroit car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.4 Excellent (125 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Alamo
Locations in Detroit
338 Lucas Dr+1 844 934 1086
Monday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Friday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
  • 8.5
  • 8.6
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
3.9 Mediocre24 Jul. 2021
8.0 Excellent8 Jul. 2021
Pros: The car drove well and was a good value. However trash was left inside at pick up. The transport or shuttle service was taking off while I was trying to board. I was having a tough time walking and managing my bag. Thank goodness for the kindness of strangers. Fellow passengers yelled at the driver to stop a d helped me board.Cons: Shuttle experience and cleanliness of vehicle.
6.0 Good31 May 2021
Pros: Staff was helpful and friendly!Cons: The minivan I rented was not clean, there was crackers and crumbs in the rear seats and under the middle seats, it looks like they wiped down the front two seats but you rent a minivan because you need to seat a lot of people and we had to clean it up before anyone would sit in the rear seats. I was highly disappointed.
2.0 Mediocre28 May 2021
Pros: NothingCons: A upfront message stating CLEARLY that I cannot rent a car at metro airport with a visa debit card
8.0 Excellent9 May 2021
Pros: For the 1st time ever in Detroit the Shuttle driver helped with bags. Service at counter and in yard was goodCons: They could’ve actually had a Chevrolet suburban that I reserved we ended up with a foreign car but at least it had nicefeatures on it it’s kind of sad to go to Detroit and have to drive a foreign car
10.0 Excellent26 Apr. 2021
Pros: Shuttle service was great. Process at Rental Agency was quick and easy. Car selection was simple.
8.0 Excellent29 Jan. 2021
Pros: perfectCons: the ability to introduce and additional form of payment when the need arises due to extending the contract.
10.0 Excellent24 Jan. 2021
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent20 Jan. 2021
Pros: Checking in and pickup was super easy. I was allowed to pick out the vehicle from several SUVs.
8.0 Excellent8 Jan. 2021
Cons: I waited 45 min for a shuttle from the airport. It was cold and snowy. I think having a direct phone number to the local office would have helped.
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From $39/dayRated no. 2
Dollar
Cheapest deal
Most popular
7.3 Good (247 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Dollar
Locations in Detroit
334 Lucas Dr+1 866 434 2226
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.2
  • 7.2
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
3.6 Mediocre17 Feb. 2019
Cons: Arrived to pick up reserved car. Was not available. Clerk was rude and blamed me. I called customer service who hung up on me. Then my membership was deleted. I am now with enterprise. Very happy there.
10.0 Excellent17 Apr. 2018
great service - great car - great ratePros: Terrific service at the counter - easy pick up process, great car, no problems at all. Renting from them again this week!
6.0 Good25 Mar. 2018
Pros: Staff very pleasant and helpfulCons: limited selection
2.4 Mediocre27 Feb. 2018
Cons: Poor customer service, agent was very aggressive with insurance and with overt judgment and comments. Poor car condition, lots of dings and scratches on car. No one came to assist with car in lot. Car had brake issues and transmission issues.
8.0 Excellent7 Feb. 2018
Pros: Good customer service, in and out.
5.2 Okay3 Feb. 2018
Cons: The price was too high
10.0 Excellent22 Jan. 2018
Everything worked quickly from pick up to check inPros: Friendly counter staff . With no push for anything extra .Cons: Nothing
2.0 Mediocre15 Jan. 2018
Awful experienceCons: You let me book a car rental that was already closed. I would have had to wait 4 hours until they opened. I will never book a car rental through Kayak again!!
7.6 Good15 Jan. 2018
Cons: Had to go get the car myself and the outside of the car was extremely dirty.
7.6 Good12 Jan. 2018
Too much time to pick-up carPros: Friendliness of staffCons: Off site location Airport bus and rental shuttle was needed to get to rental location; a process that took at least one hour!. No prior notification when booking car that there is a cashless system for tolls. Felt obligated to purchase prepaid tour (which I am inquiring about refund for unused day).
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From $41/dayRated no. 3
Thrifty
7.2 Good (171 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Thrifty
Locations in Detroit
334 Lucas Dr+1 877 283 0898
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.5
  • 7.1
  • 6.9
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent16 Feb. 2020
Pros: Tricia was top-notch, extremely helpful to me when I was picking up the car and dropping it off. I wish more rental car companies had people like her to help folks like me!
7.2 Good29 Dec. 2019
Pros: 2019 Camry was a great car.Cons: $13/day to add a spouse as a driver is ridiculous. Every other car rental company that I’ve used does this for free. Will not be using Thrifty in the future on this basis.
3.6 Mediocre26 Dec. 2019
Cons: Vehicle smelled like smoke. Vehicle not ready when arrived. Rude drop off.
7.2 Good10 Dec. 2019
Pros: The pickup was easy since there was no other customer in the office. The place was D E A D. That was good for me.Cons: The drop off process was very poor. There was no attendant. I was just told to leave the car in the lot and walk away. Someone would process it later and send me a receipt. But one day later I still do not have a receipt !!
7.2 Good6 Dec. 2019
Pros: The van ran good. We needed to keep it longer, it was very easy to call the 800 # and extent the time.Cons: The pick up & drop off process needs improvement. The people behind the desk seem indifferent and lazy. We had to write down the damage on the vehicle, which was dirty and hard to tell. Upon return, there was no one outside to accept the vehicle. When I went inside, I was asked to return the key to the vehicle & get the mileage. No one looked at the car
5.2 Okay21 Nov. 2019
Pros: Staff was friendlyCons: The shuttle took 15min to come, it was nowhere in sight, while Avis and Hertz etc has 3 come by one after the other, barely picked me up right before 1am, it’s when they close, so i almost didn’t get my car. Stood in the cold for awhile. It wasn’t that unbearable but the fact that i saw everyone else’s shuttle come 3 times and my company closed at 1am and it was 12:52 when they picked me up. I would rather not use Thrifty’s again if i has a choice.
7.2 Good20 Nov. 2019
Cons: Car was not ready when we arrived
7.2 Good15 Nov. 2019
Pros: Nice carCons: Pick-up was hectic and I think I was charged more than I was quoted
8.0 Excellent14 Nov. 2019
Pros: Drop-off was smooth. Car was clean and a good choice.Cons: The car was in need of an oil change the whole time, according to the display, as well as having the tire pressure low, which i had to look at the whole time, but no trouble, really. The computers were down at pick-up, which made the wait about an hour, but the agents were quite friendly and apologetic about the situation
6.4 Good28 Oct. 2019
Pros: Drop off was easy. Process was quick.Cons: Booked a "luxury" car. Upon arrival I was told they didn't have any cars in that category. Why let me book it then? I ended up with a Toyota Corolla....hardly luxury. They said on the plus side, I didn't get charged any extra. I should have been charged less in my opinion. Why pay for luxury but receive compact?
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Rated no. 4
Payless
6.8 Good (197 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Payless
Locations in Detroit
Building 287 Lucas Drive+1 734 941 0719
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00
  • 6.9
  • 7.1
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 7
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre4 Jul. 2021
Cons: Payless did not have its own facility, but said to use Budget/Avis. When I arrived, there was a line for Budget and for Avis but none for Payless. When I asked the staff where I should go, an employee told me he wasn't sure if there was a Payless person around and he would have to check "in a minute." He then proceeded to sit at his computer terminal and ignore me for ten minutes. I had to ask another employee who the "Payless person" was, and finally someone helped me. But then, even though I had prepaid for my reservation, it turned out that they didn't have any cars available and had to contact "dispatch" to get one. I ended up waiting a long time for a car. The car had a dirty windshield and bad wipers and was hard to see out of when it rained.
2.0 Mediocre12 Jul. 2020
Pros: Nothing. Dumped Payless rental retrieval of rental car to Avis center where the lines were horrendous. Waited for more than an hour long to get a car instead of full size SUV for which I paid for. Most horrible rental car experience!
2.0 Mediocre3 Jul. 2020
Pros: The Budget car rental staff and policy are the worst I have ever dealt with. Especially Kayak. HOW CAN YOU LET A DRIVER RESERVE A VEHICLE THAT YOU MUST BE 25 TO RESERVE AND THEN CANCEL FOR A FEE. WITH NO AGE VERIFICATION. Completely B.SCons: HAVE AGE VERIFICATION BEFORE RESERVING A CAR THAT REQUIRES A CERTAIN AGE TO EVEN PICK UP!!!!!
6.4 Good31 Jan. 2020
Pros: Car was nice, new, and clean.Cons: No one at front desk for 15-20 min when they opened. Hard to see signage at DTW. No one really there for dropoff outside too plus hard to see dropoff signage.
3.6 Mediocre27 Dec. 2019
Cons: Car smelled HEAVILY of marijuana and cleaning solution. Extra long wait for shuttle on both ends of the journey.
10.0 Excellent12 Nov. 2019
Pros: Friendly staff, easy pick up, and drop off.Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent26 Aug. 2019
Pros: Wonderful staff!
8.0 Excellent22 Aug. 2019
Pros: Easy drop offCons: Long line due to computer issue.
4.8 Okay4 Aug. 2019
Pros: Drop off was easy, I'll give them that. But honestly, that was about it. Skip to "what could have been better for the rest of the story"Cons: Waited nearly an hour to pick the car up. One desk clerk checking in a line of people out the door. Cars weren't ready for customers, had to keep waiting for them to "find" cars from Avis (their parent company) to give to the folks in line in front of me. Car was absolutely filthy on pick up.
8.8 Excellent21 May 2019
Cons: Only reason you didn’t get Excellent was because I was told one price & then at the counter I was presented a higher price +$125.00 than I was originally quoted when I made the reservation.
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From $84/dayRated no. 5
Budget
6.5 Good (233 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Budget
Locations in Detroit
Building 295 Lucas Drive+1 734 941 3632
Monday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Friday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
  • 7
  • 7
  • 6.3
  • 6
  • 6.5
Recent reviews
3.9 Mediocre25 Jul. 2021
3.9 Mediocre25 Jul. 2021
10.0 Excellent20 Jul. 2021
1.9 Horrible12 Jul. 2021
1.9 Horrible8 Jul. 2021
2.0 Mediocre30 Jun. 2021
Pros: Nothing.Cons: Picking up the car took forever. The first car they gave me was due for service and said low oil so I had to exchange it for a different car. The exchange process took forever! Then the second car reeked of cigarette smoke, but I didn’t have time for another long exchange process so I just dealt with it. It was very annoying to drive such a smelly car the entire time. Both cars also had extensive body damage, which is pretty unusual for a rental car. The drop off process also required me to go inside, which I am not accustomed to. I found that very frustrating given that I needed to catch a flight. I’ve never had an issue with Budget before, but this experience made me never want to rent from them again.
6.0 Good28 Jun. 2021
Pros: Car was fantastic!Cons: Wait time for the car was over a half an hour.
8.0 Excellent25 Jun. 2021
Pros: The agent at pick-up was fantastic; very friendly and helpful to a a derp like me who hasn't rented a car in 7 years.Cons: Directions for the drop-off procedure were abysmal. Again, I am not a regular renter of cars so other more experienced renters have the procedure down pat. Some signing in the office lobby and some directions on the rental paper would have made my experience 5-stars.
2.0 Mediocre21 Jun. 2021
Cons: We WAITED 2 HOURS IN LINE BEFORE WE COULD PICK UP OUR RESERVATION. Absolutely a nightmare!!!
2.0 Mediocre9 Jun. 2021
Pros: Never even got my car.Cons: They were not prepared for all of the customers who were there. I left without getting my car. Ridiculous.
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Rated no. 6
Enterprise
8.3 Excellent (59 reviews)
4 locations in Detroit
Enterprise
Locations in Detroit
1034 Randolph St+1 313 964 5205
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
3245 Wight St+1 313 393 2344
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
330 Lucas Dr+1 844 934 1085
Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
7600 Second Avenue+1 313 393 2344
Monday00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
Friday00:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent17 Jul. 2021
10.0 Excellent28 Jan. 2021
Pros: Yes staff were friendly, and Truck was warm when we picked it up.Cons: Nothing it was fine.
10.0 Excellent23 Nov. 2020
Pros: Friendly and accommodating staff. Helped us change our car with no hassle at all.Cons: Cleaning of the vehicle. Front was still had a lot of bugs and it looked like there had been something spilled on the inside of the rear ds door, that had only been partially wiped up.
7.6 Good15 Oct. 2020
Pros: The staff was helpful.Cons: The size of the car was smaller than what I reserved and the car was damaged when I picked it up.
10.0 Excellent31 Aug. 2020
Pros: We decided to stay an extra day and they were so accommodating.
9.6 Excellent10 Aug. 2020
Cons: It had a few dents but you were great!
4.0 Okay19 Jul. 2020
Pros: The customer service was great!Cons: The rental car was filthy.
3.6 Mediocre9 Jul. 2020
Cons: I already explained this - I booked the rental car with a flight to DTW, and instead they gave me a car at the downtown detroit location. They said I could actually rent from the airport location if I would simply pay double the amount that was quoted. I ended up walking to another rental company.
4.4 Okay9 Jul. 2020
Pros: staff was courteousCons: I rented the car and selected "DTW" as the location. When I arrived they said I had actually booked the car at the downtown location. They said that they could give me the same car but for double the price. Since I had a one-year-old with me (and the rest of the family) I couldn't take an Uber, so I ended up walking to another car rental company and renting for them. The overall cost was ~$200 higher, though cheaper than what Enterprise offered. It should be made much clearer to people that when they book a flight to Detroit, the rental car should be at the airport location only.
2.0 Mediocre27 Dec. 2018
accidentally booked car at WRONG facility! had to Cancel, No car availPros: price was affordableCons: the car was at another facility when I arrived, I had no ride to get it, and they could not give me a car there because they were booked. I thought the slogan is "we'll pick you up" but they wouldnt drive me to another facility. disappointed. booked online with budget while i was waiting and walked across the street. got my car then cancelled enterprise.
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Rated no. 7
Hertz
8.2 Excellent (63 reviews)
2 locations in Detroit
Hertz
Locations in Detroit
17651 Mack Ave+1 313 209 4818
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
289b Lucas Drive+1 734 941 4747
Monday00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
Friday00:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre1 Sep. 2020
Pros: The rental car itself was ok.Cons: Kayak booked my reservation 30 minutes away from the airport. When this was determined by the staff at Hertz Detroit airport, they were unwilling to help arrive at a solution. I had to leave the Hertz area and book through Thrifty/Dollar in order to obtain a rental car. Additionally, the area where I needed to work with the Hertz Detroit airport representative was in a closed in space, making me less comfortable during COVID.
2.0 Mediocre23 Mar. 2020
Pros: They promised I didn't get charged, they didn't have my carCons: They still charged me and now my account is overdrawn
2.0 Mediocre30 Dec. 2019
Cons: Car wasn't properly cleaned
7.2 Good23 Jun. 2017
Great car, some staff not-so-greatPros: Car was excellent -- clean and ready to go. Unnecessary stress at initial check-out, but returning the car was quick and easy.Cons: Initial check-out was bad. Credit card reader didn't work, and rather than try another one (that particular card reader wasn't working), I was told to call the third party I had pre-paid for the rental (Kayak) and tell them I'd have to use a different card. Finally, I went to a different clerk further down the counter who simply ran my card on her card reader and it was fine. The whole encounter added another 15 minutes of unnecessary stress. I had also noticed the customer in front of me having a similar problem with the same clerk.
10.0 Excellent11 May 2017
Great CarPros: I was expecting a Corolla and was disappointed when it wasn't available. The rental agent thought I might like a Chevy Cruise and she was right! It was very comfortable and performed well around town and on the highways.
10.0 Excellent4 Apr. 2017
Pros: I appreciated the quick service once I arrived. In addition, the car was in excellent condition.Cons: Nothing - it was a great experience.
10.0 Excellent29 Mar. 2017
ExcellentPros: I was able to choose a Camry which I love. Pick up and drop off were super fast.Cons: The car was not clean; especially the windows so I had to wash it myself.
10.0 Excellent28 Mar. 2017
Pros: low low costCons: line at the counter/not enough registers open
10.0 Excellent27 Mar. 2017
Great car - Great prcie - Great service!Pros: The car was excellent and the price was even better!
6.4 Good24 Mar. 2017
Pros: very clean car, nice carCons: When I picked up the car person was rude
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Rated no. 8
Avis
7 Good (55 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
Avis
Locations in Detroit
295 Lucas Drive+1 734 942 3450
Monday00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
Friday00:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
  • 7.2
  • 7.4
  • 7
  • 6.8
  • 6.9
Recent reviews
3.6 Mediocre30 Aug. 2020
Pros: Drop off was easyCons: Waited almost 2 hrs in line to get car.. only one person working behind the desk.. with no sense of urgency to move people along.. the mist unorganized ever experienced!
5.6 Okay25 Oct. 2019
Pros: Staff i detroit pickup was not very helpful, the man did not explain anything, and didnt know why I was getting charged 50 dollars over the original quote. I fueled up before returning and the person at the drop of said i did t need to since the gas was included in the deal.. sooooo i spend 40 bucks to fuel something i didnt have to. Going back to enterprise with my crewCons: Communication
10.0 Excellent30 Apr. 2019
Pros: Buses were easy to find, rental desk was fast, car was fine.
3.2 Mediocre29 Apr. 2019
Cons: 2 hrs to pick up reserved vehicle Same as flight time
2.8 Mediocre8 Feb. 2019
Pros: NothingCons: The check in process took about 30 minutes. The car smelled like marijuana........it was so bad that my clothes smelled like it when I went to my meetings. I had a couple clients comment about it.......
10.0 Excellent24 Sep. 2018
Pros: So easy! Everyone was very friendly and fast. That was my best big city airport rental experience ever!
5.2 Okay8 May 2018
Disappointed in Avis quality controlPros: The Volvo V60 was an awesome car overall — really comfortable, responsive and got good gas mileage.Cons: Almost everything went wrong with this 3 day rental. I wasn’t on Avis Preferred yet that’s my tier listing. The car class we ordered (intermediate SUV) wasn’t available although the parking lot was PACKED with SUVs — we tried to take several others but “they weren’t in the computer” (in all fairness, our agent, Sara, was really great — it appeared to be a back office and operations staff problem). Since we had waited 45 minutes already, we swapped UP to the Volvo V60 - the car stank of cigarette smoke, it hadn’t been washed (why was it in the system if it hadn’t been cleaned?) and it had big scratches on three sides. We stopped at the exit gate and had the nice guy there fill out a damage report including the smoke. Then the low tire pressure guage went off — we filled up the tires and it still stayed on the whole weekend — stressful! We had guests who told us our car stank of smoke.... When we returned it, there was no one there to do a check in (on a Monday at 5pm) for 15 minutes... THen I had to show him my damage report — he wanted to take it — I told him “no way - this is MY copy and you have your own.” Guess he gave up and just charged me. Probably someone else is getting the car without a cleaning also... Detroit - get your act together!
8.0 Excellent3 Apr. 2018
Pros: It was easy to drop offCons: Waiting for a bus in the cold was a little longer than I would have liked
4.8 Okay21 Jan. 2018
Cons: Car was filthy at pickup. Salt on floor mats, sticky gunk in cup holders.
4.0 Okay15 Sep. 2017
Pros: They had a car when no one else did.Cons: Slow slow slow
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Rated no. 9
National
7.4 Good (8 reviews)
1 location in Detroit
National
Locations in Detroit
338 Lucas Dr+1 844 934 1087
Monday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Friday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
  • 8.2
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent7 May 2017
No extra charge!Pros: I overslept after international travel and returned the car late...it felt so good not to be dinged for that!
10.0 Excellent15 Oct. 2016
Half the price of Hertz where I am a gold member.Pros: Great car, great price and great service.
2.0 Mediocre17 Aug. 2016
Cons: Your website had a picture of a convertible which is what we wanted. Of course there were none but the people from National said that this is a trick by Kyak to deceive their customers. We were really wanting that car and got screwed. Thanks for the LIE
4.4 Okay16 Jul. 2016
Pickup was terrible. Drop off was easyPros: The car was great and drop off was quick and easy.Cons: The pickup was terrible. Attendant in the lot just stared right through me as I asked a question 3 times and then yelled into his radio. Eventually I gave up and figured it out myself. He never acknowledged that I was even standing there. Then i walked all the way across the lot to the building and the clerk inside asked a bunch of questions about insurance even though I purchased it when I booked the car. I didn't know it was third party but he acted like it was no good. Then told me to go out by the fence to get a truck. The only vehicles by the fence were needing maintenance. Someone drove by and told me to go back in and have him call for one. So I did. Waited 15 more minutes and the lady from Alamo came to ask if I was waiting for a truck and that it had been parked on the other side.
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ACO Rent A Car
2 locations in Detroit
ACO Rent A Car
Locations in Detroit
338 Lucas Dr+1 586 576 7818
Detroit International Airport - 22768 Hoover Rd Warren Mi. 48089+1 888 526 0440
Monday08:30 - 16:59
Tuesday08:30 - 16:59
Wednesday08:30 - 16:59
Thursday08:30 - 16:59
Friday08:30 - 16:59
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:30 - 16:59
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Easirent
2 locations in Detroit
Easirent
Locations in Detroit
Detroit City Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
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Sunnycars
2 locations in Detroit
Sunnycars
Locations in Detroit
2068 E Street
Bldg. 338, Lucas Drive
Recent reviews
1158 travellers who hired a car in Detroit gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.2

Car hire locations in or near Detroit

Good to know

Most popular agency

Dollar

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$47/day

Good deal

$43/day

When to book a car hire in Detroit

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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 $43 or less
  • Book your car hire in Detroit at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hires in Detroit are around 25% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Detroit

  • Some car hire companies in Detroit which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Dollar, Thrifty and Budget

  • On average a hire car in Detroit costs $47 per day.

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Detroit are Alamo (8.6, 497 reviews), Enterprise (8.2, 215 reviews), and Hertz (7.8, 497 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Detroit is $4.78 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $57 and $76, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Detroit.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County airport include Dollar, Thrifty and Budget.

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

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

  • A Economy car hire in Detroit costs $43 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Detroit costs $44 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Detroit costs $51 per day, on average.

  • In Detroit, cars are most frequently hired at Dollar 334 Lucas Dr (26 km from city centre ).

  • On average hiring a car in Detroit costs $328 per week ($47 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Detroit costs $1,407 per month ($47 per day).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.