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Our New Zealand rental car range

Choosing the right car for your self-drive touring experience is essential. You'll want to make sure that the vehicle has enough room for your luggage and all the extra items you will inevitably accumulate as you travel and also be the most suitable car type based on where you will be venturing, you wouldn't take a 2 wheel drive up to the ski fields!
The information below offers a quick overview of what to expect for a specific category of vehicle. Our team of New Zealand touring holiday specialists can give you great advice on car categories if you are unfamiliar with the models in NZ. They can also answer all your questions about insurance coverage and any other requirements to drive in New Zealand. See our guide here for driving tips.

Perhaps you have a special request for your holiday transport? New Zealand is a very scenic country and travelling around in a coupe may be something you've always dreamed of! If so, get in touch and we can help you organise something to set your travels apart from the rest.

Car list
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Compact automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door hatchback
  • Engine: 1.2 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 1 large bag, 1 small bag
  • 4.8 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
  • GPS included
Kia Cerato or similar
Kia Cerato or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Intermediate automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door hatchback
  • Engine: 2.0 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags, 1 small bag
  • 7.4 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
  • GPS included
Suzuki S-Cross 2WD or similar
Suzuki S-Cross 2WD or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Compact SUV
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door SUV
  • Engine: 1.4 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags
  • 6.8 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
  • GPS included
Mitsubishi ASX 2WD or similar
Mitsubishi ASX 2WD or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Intermediate 4WD automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door SUV
  • Engine: 2.0 litres
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags, 1 small bag
  • 7.6 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: $0
  • GPS included
Ford Escape or similar
Ford Escape or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Standard all wheel drive
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door 2WD SUV
  • Engine: 1.5 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags, 1 small bag
  • 10.1 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
  • GPS included
Suzuki Vitara or similar
Suzuki Vitara or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Intermediate SUV
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door SUV
  • Engine: 1.4 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags
  • 5.8 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
  • GPS included
Kia Sorento AWD or similar
Kia Sorento AWD or similar
Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Large 4WD automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX and USB
  • 5 door AWD SUV
  • Engine: 2.2 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 3 large bags, 2 small bags
  • 9.6 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$600
  • GPS included
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Economy Automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door hatchback
  • Engine: 1.3 litres
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 4 passengers
  • Luggage space: 1 large bag, 1 small bag
  • 6.6 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3 or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Compact automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door hatchback
  • Engine: 2.0 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 1 large bag, 1 small bag
  • 8.8 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Hyundai Elantra or similar
Hyundai Elantra or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Intermediate automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 4 door sedan
  • Engine: 1.6 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags, 1 small bag
  • 8.1 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Mitsubishi ASX or similar
Mitsubishi ASX or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Compact SUV
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door 2WD SUV
  • Engine: 2.0 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags, 1 small bag
  • 7.6 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Toyota Fortuner or similar
Toyota Fortuner or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Large 4WD automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door AWD
  • Engine: 2.8 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 3 large bags, 3 small bags
  • 8.6 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Toyota RAV 4 or similar
Toyota RAV 4 or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Intermediate 4WD automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door AWD SUV
  • Engine: 2.5 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 2 large bags, 3 small bags
  • 9.5 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Premium Large 4WD automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door AWD SUV
  • Engine: 2.8 litre diesel
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 5 passengers
  • Luggage space: 3 large bags, 3 small bags
  • 8 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0
Hyundai iMax or similar
Hyundai iMax or similar
Budget Rent a Car
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • Premium people mover automatic
  • Air Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Bluetooth, AUX, and USB with Android & iOS connectivity
  • 5 door van
  • Engine: 2.5 litre
  • Automatic transmission
  • Passengers: 8 passengers
  • Luggage space: 5 large bags, 3 small bags
  • 8.8 litres per 100km
  • Maximum excess/ liability: NZD$0