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What is a Compact Car?

Compact cars are sedans and are a little bigger than our economy models. Most compact sedans have a 4-cylinder engine and offer ease of handling because of their smaller size. Choose a compact car rental if you’re traveling to a busy city with limited parking or if you’re traveling alone and don’t want to pay for unused space. A compact car is also a great option for those looking for a car rental with great gas mileage. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a compact car rental from Avis.


Compact Car Models

The Avis fleet maintains a wide range of reliable vehicles in the compact car category. Here are the compact car models you may receive when you rent from this car group. Specific models vary by location.

  • Nissan Juke

    Enjoy a high-performance engine, good fuel economy, and a comfortable seating arrangement in a bright and youthful Nissan Juke rental from Avis.

    Nissan Juke

  • Volkswagen Beetle

    The VW Beetle is a classic model that has been beloved for decades. Add some pizzazz to your travels with the Volkswagen Beetle.

    Volkswagen Beetle

  • Volkswagen Golf

    A Volkswagen Golf rental offers ease of handling, a convenient hatchback cargo area, and a more spacious interior.

    Volkswagen Golf

  • Kia Soul

    Want some extra room in your compact car rental? Rent a Kia Soul and enjoy plenty of legroom throughout the cabin.

    Kia Soul

  • Nissan Versa

    A Nissan Versa rental provides spaciousness with fuel economy. The Versa offers a big back seat and roomy trunk.

    Nissan Versa


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 anytime. Vehicle features are subject to change based on the vehicle model-year.



What’s the difference between a compact and economy car?

When comparing an economy vs. compact car, an economy car is the smaller and slightly more fuel-efficient. Economy cars tend to offer less cargo space and are best suited for 1-2 adults, or 2 adults with up to 2 small children. Compact cars are slightly more spacious in both seating and cargo. 


Where can I rent a compact car? 

Looking to rent a compact car? Find one at an Avis location today. No matter where you travel in the U.S., there will be an Avis location nearby to accommodate your needs. Simply plug in your desired pickup location and date in the reservation form to see what vehicles are available.


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Why Rent a Compact Car From Avis

  • Perfect for Solo Travel
  • Easy to Park
  • Save Money

Trying to decide if a compact car is right for you? Check out the benefits you’ll enjoy when you choose to rent a compact car from Avis.

  • Perfect for Solo Travel: If you’re traveling alone you likely don’t need a large car, you’ll have just enough space in a compact sedan. 

  • Easy to Park: Spending most of your time in a busy city? Parking is a breeze when you choose to rent a compact car from Avis.

  • Save Money: Our compact cars are one of the most affordable models we offer. Also save on gas with this great gas mileage option.


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