Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Toronto car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Toronto.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Toronto car rental.
Some car hire companies in Toronto which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Alamo and Thrifty
On average a hire car in Toronto costs $57 per day.
The average price of fuel in Toronto is $6.47 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $78 and $103, depending on the car size.
Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Toronto.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Pearson Intl airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Zoom Rent A Car, Alamo, Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, Avis, Dollar, MEXRENTACAR and National.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Compact car hire in Toronto costs $42 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Toronto costs $57 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Toronto costs $57 per day, on average.
In Toronto, cars are most frequently hired at Routes Car & Truck Rentals 3035 Orlando Dr, Mississauga (21 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Toronto costs $400 per week ($57 per day).
On average a car hire in Toronto costs $1,714 per month ($57 per day).
Toronto, like many large cities, has many one-way roads and smaller streets that can be difficult for larger vehicles to navigate. So it is recommended that would-be car renters select a midsize or compact car rather than an SUV. As well, larger vehicles will particularly struggle to find space to park downtown.
The speed limits in Toronto, and Ontario as a whole, range from 40 km/h (25 mph) in school zones and residential areas to 50 km/h (31 mph) on urban roads, to 80 km/h (50 mph) on rural highways, and up to 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways and highways.
Toronto, fortunately for drivers, has fairly cheap petrol prices, especially in comparison to many of the other major cities in the world. The average petrol price is around Can$3.78 ($2.87) per gallon, which is quite cheap in comparison to Sydney’s average price of $3.50 and Edinburgh’s $6. Drivers from other countries should note, though, that petrol is bought per liter in Toronto, not per gallon.
Streetside parking can be very difficult to find in the central downtown areas of Toronto, especially when an event, such as a Toronto Raptors game, is going on. Aside from streetside parallel parking, parking garages are the main option available. In general, the garages are your best bet for parking, particularly if you are planning on heading downtown.