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What is an Economy Car?

Typical economy rental cars can easily seat up to two adults and three children, with trunk space for a couple bags. Economy cars are typically 2-door, with a few small sedans offering a 4-door option. Most economy car rentals have a fuel economy of 35 MPG or better. An economy car is an excellent choice for families or individuals looking to save money on transportation during their travels. Choose an economy car rental if you’re looking for an affordable car rental option, want to optimize your gas mileage, or need a small vehicle for city driving and parking.

What Kind Of Cars Are Economy Rental Cars?

Wondering what vehicles are included in this rental group? The Avis economy car group may include the following models:

  • Ford Fiesta

    Enjoy a small car with a great value when you rent a Ford Fiesta, one of the most popular 2-door, 5-seat vehicles on the market.

    Ford Fiesta

  • Hyundai Accent

    Get up to 38 MPG fuel efficiency on the highway and 130 horsepower in the Hyundai Accent rental, a spacious, affordable economy vehicle.

    Hyundai Accent

  • Kia Rio

    The Kia Rio rental offers incredible efficiency and impressive power, with 119 pound-feet of torque and seating for 5 passengers.

    Kia Rio

  • Chevrolet Sonic

    A top-ranking economy car, the Chevy Sonic rental features 5 seats in a package full of personality and functionality for a variety of needs.

    Chevrolet Sonic

  • Smart Car

    A Smart Car rental is the ultimate city car, allowing you to park anywhere around town and get up to 40 MPG fuel economy.

    Smart Car


Vehicle make, model, trim, features, and color are not guaranteed and are subject to location and availability. Vehicles listed for this car group are subject to change at any time. Vehicle features are subject to change based on the vehicle model-year.



What is the difference between compact and economy car rentals?

You’ll notice a few differences when comparing economy vs compact car rentals. Economy vehicles are usually smaller and might have 2 or 4 doors, while compact cars are a slightly larger sedan most models have 4 doors. Gas mileage and savings are similar, but compact models may have more trunk space. 


Where can I rent an economy car? 

Get a great deal on an economy car rental when you rent from Avis. We have locations all over the country and are ready to meet your needs. Enter your ideal pickup location in the form to get started.


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Why Rent an Economy Car from Avis?

  • Easy to park
  • Great gas mileage
  • Perfect for two

There are a host of reasons to choose an economy class vehicle from Avis. Read on for just a few benefits of choosing this type of rental car for your travels.

  • Easy to park- An economy car is one of our most compact rental car options, making it easy to park in tight city spaces.

  • Great gas mileage- Enjoy gas mileage of 27-35 MPG or better when you choose an economy car rental.

  • Perfect for two- Traveling with a friend or spouse? An economy rental car is perfect for two, so you won’t be paying for wasted space.


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