Economy Car Rental at San Francisco Airport [SFO], California CA, USA

Save on your next trip to San Francisco Airport with Economy car class: start from $19/day or $101/week!

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Low-cost economy car rental in San Francisco, CA

Booking an economy rent-a-car in SFO Airport, California with Rental24h.com is an excellent transportation option for your travels. Whether it's a spontaneous trip with friends or a long-awaited day out with family, we are ready to accommodate your driving needs.

Economy models win in mileage while providing sufficient practicality on the road. Their interior can accommodate up to 4 people in the cabin and 1-2 bags in the trunk. Plus, they're super cheap to pick up. The lowest Economy rental price we can offer is $19 per day, for which you get a Toyota Yaris from NU. When calculated per week, the cost reaches about $101.

Want to find the best economy rental car deals in San Francisco SFO Airport? Fill out our simple search form and take your pick from the top-class suppliers. Also, you can browse through the greatest deals in the following catalog and make your final decision with confidence!

Economy rental cars in San Francisco Airport [SFO] and other relevant cars

Toyota Yaris

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Toyota Yaris
  • Unlimited mileage
NU San Francisco - Airport

$19.04 /day

Chevrolet Spark

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Chevrolet Spark
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
THRIFTY San Francisco - Airport

$23.11 /day

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Ford Fiesta 或同類車輛
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
DOLLAR San Francisco - Airport

$111.60 /day

Mitsubishi Mirage

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Mitsubishi Mirage 或同類車輛
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
ALAMO San Francisco - Airport

$120.62 /day

Dodge Neon

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Dodge Neon
  • Unlimited mileage
NU San Francisco - Airport

$19.07 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
FOX San Francisco - Airport

$19.51 /day

Audi A3

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Audi A3
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$169.63 /day

Mercedes A Class

Compact

5x
2x
Rent Mercedes A Class
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee
SIXT San Francisco - Airport

$209.18 /day

Chrysler Sebring

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Chrysler Sebring
  • Unlimited mileage
NU San Francisco - Airport

$19.09 /day

Toyota Corolla

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Toyota Corolla
FOX San Francisco - Airport

$19.53 /day

BMW 3 Series

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent BMW 3 Series 或同類車輛
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee
SIXT San Francisco - Airport

$142.02 /day

Chrysler 200

Standard

5x
3x
Rent Chrysler 200 或同類車輛
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$172.89 /day

Economy rental cars in San Carlos Airport [SQL] and other relevant cars 16.82 km / 10.45 mi

Kia Rio

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Kia Rio
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$24.27 /day

Chevrolet Spark

Mini

4x
1x
Rent Chevrolet Spark
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$22.18 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$22.95 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$32.54 /day

Toyota Corolla

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Toyota Corolla
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$24.69 /day

Nissan Altima

Standard

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Altima
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$30.23 /day

Chrysler 200

Standard

5x
3x
Rent Chrysler 200
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$38.89 /day

Nissan Maxima

Intermediate

5x
5x
Rent Nissan Maxima
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$54.16 /day

Ford Escape

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Ford Escape
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$39.54 /day

Toyota Rav4

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Rav4
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$39.85 /day

Tesla Model Y

Medium SUV

5x
4x
Rent Tesla Model Y
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$90.29 /day

Chevrolet Suburban

Large SUV

7x
3x
Rent Chevrolet Suburban
  • Unlimited mileage
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$103.81 /day

Economy rental cars in Oakland Airport [OAK] and other relevant cars 19.24 km / 11.96 mi

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
DOLLAR San Francisco - Airport

$22.81 /day

Toyota Yaris

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Toyota Yaris
FOX San Francisco - Airport

$22.88 /day

Mitsubishi Mirage

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Mitsubishi Mirage
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
NATIONAL San Francisco - Airport

$46.27 /day

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
AVIS San Francisco - Airport

$50.13 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
THRIFTY San Francisco - Airport

$22.01 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
THRIFTY San Francisco - Airport

$22.01 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
NATIONAL San Francisco - Airport

$46.72 /day

Audi A3

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Audi A3
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
HERTZ San Francisco - Airport

$199.01 /day

Buick Encore

Small SUV

5x
2x
Rent Buick Encore
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee
THRIFTY San Francisco - Airport

$22.11 /day

Jeep Compass

Small SUV

5x
2x
Rent Jeep Compass
FOX San Francisco - Airport

$26.72 /day

Land Rover Discovery

Large SUV

7x
3x
Rent Land Rover Discovery
  • Unlimited mileage
ENTERPRISE San Francisco - Airport

$516.66 /day

Cadillac Escalade

Large SUV

7x
3x
Rent Cadillac Escalade
  • Unlimited mileage
ENTERPRISE San Francisco - Airport

$636.29 /day

What is an economy rental car?

The characteristics of cars from this category fit the name - they allow you to economize. For example, let's look at the Toyota Yaris: a popular economy rent-a-car in San Francisco, California. Your money-saving experience starts with booking, as vehicles in this class, and in particular the Yaris model, are cheap. Also, its small 4-cylinder engine has outstanding fuel efficiency (32 city/40 highway MPG), which translates into less spending at the gas station.

Other parameters inherent in economy models are a compact interior that can accommodate up to 5 passengers and a portable trunk for 1-2 medium-sized bags. All these features are tightly packed into a sedan or hatchback body with 2 to 5 doors.

Specs:

Automatic

5 passengers

ECAR

Details:

Petrol

up to 2 suitcases

up to 4 doors

logo Chevrolet Spark

(Toyota Yaris or similar)

What is an economy car class?

When booking Economy autos in San Francisco Airport, California on our website, expect to receive a Toyota Yaris, Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Versa, or a similar model. A common feature of cars in this class is low price, small size, and high fuel efficiency. As a rule, they have approximately the same length and width. However, body shape and type may differ depending on the manufacturer. Economy cars are great for leisurely city driving - they are easy to park and perfect for navigating narrow urban streets. Also, you can use them for short day trips.

For more information on specific Economy models, see the following table.

Model Specifications Description
Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris

4 doors

5 passengers

2 suitcases

This car, produced by a Japanese automaker, offers a special take on space savings. It looks small on the outside but is surprisingly spacious on the inside.
Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta

2 doors

2 passengers

1 suitcase

This classic never goes out of fashion. With the Fiesta on hand, you're getting a good old Ford with a modern edge. This model is what you need for a reliable ride.
Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

4 doors

5 passengers

2 suitcases

The practical interior of the Accent is unusually large for a car of this class. However, this feature still goes well with the increased trunk and solid stuffing inside.
Mitsubishi Mirage

Mitsubishi Mirage

2 doors

2 passengers

1 suitcase

The shorter car body is the reason for reduced head and legroom in this car. On the other hand, the Mirage features outstanding agility and allows you to drive confidently on city streets
Nissan Versa

Nissan Versa

2 doors

2 passengers

1 suitcase

As befits a true Japanese car, Versa offers a comfortable interior and a wide range of electronic options. A fuel-efficient engine and a reliable transmission complete the list of benefits.

How much is an economy car rental in SFO Airport, USA?

You will find economy rental models in the lower price segment, among the cheapest vehicle categories. They are ideal for relaxed driving on city streets with a couple of passengers and a few bags inside. The average price for Economy deals is $69 per day or $364 per week. As for the upper price limit, the cost can reach $121 per day or $639 per week during periods of high demand. The seasonal factor dramatically affects the final rate; therefore, choosing the optimal time for travel can help you save money.

Monitor average monthly rental prices for Economy cars in San Francisco, CA, USA in the chart below.

Jan
$ 80
Feb
$ 43
Mar
$ 73
Apr
$ 68
May
$ 43
Jun
$ 63
Jul
$ 80

As you can see, cheap economy car rentals begin to appear in the low season and reach their peak in February. At the same time, July is the most expensive month to pick up a set of wheels in San Francisco Airport, CA. Plan your trip accordingly in order to get the most favorable rates.

Economy rental car companies in San Francisco Airport

With 24 trusted providers operating in San Francisco, finding the right deal is easy. On-site companies in the airport include Alamo, AVIS, Thrifty, Budget, SIXT, Europcar, Hertz, ACE, Thrifty Sapphire, Silvercar, Payless, NU, National, International Supplier, Flightcar, Fox, addCar, Firefly, E-Z, Enterprise, Dollar, AVR, Advantage, and Zeeba Rent A Van.

Based on customer ratings, the TOP 3 suppliers are NATIONAL ehi (8.5/10) , Enterprise (8.5/10), and ALAMO ehi (8.1/10). They offer outstanding service, perfect value for money, well-maintained cars, and all of the basic ingredients for a smooth road trip.

Naturally, you can find even more San Francisco, CA economy car rental companies on our website. Consider all the available options to make an informed decision.

Compare economy car rental companies

Eager to compare companies in SFO Airport, California in terms of their minimum price, fuel policy, pick-up type, and other factors? Check out the following table:

Company Price per day Fuel Waiting time Customer rating Pick-up type
national

National

from $64 Pick up and return full 14 min 8.5 / 10 Free shuttle bus
nu

Nu

from $19 Pick up and return full 12 min 8.1 / 10 Free shuttle bus
alamo

Alamo

from $121 Pick up and return full 12 min 8.1 / 10 Airport terminal pickup
sixt

Sixt

from $209 Pick up and return full 14 min 8 / 10 Airport terminal pickup
avis

Avis

from $316 Included in the price 14 min 7.7 / 10 Free shuttle bus
thrifty

Thrifty

from $23 Included in the price 20 min 7.6 / 10 Free shuttle bus
hertz

Hertz

from $170 Included in the price 13 min 7.4 / 10 Free shuttle bus
budget

Budget

from $282 Included in the price 18 min 6.6 / 10 Free shuttle bus
fox

Fox

from $20 Pick up and return full 30 min 4.9 / 10 Free shuttle bus

Economy car rental locations around San Francisco SFO Airport

The most convenient way to start your trip is to collect an economy car at the San Francisco, California location. However, you also have access to 72 other pick-up points in the area. They include multiple downtown locations located near railway stations and major urban attractions. If you don't know where to start your trip, take a look at all of the car rental counter spots in the following table. For your convenience, we have indicated their respective distances from the city center so that you can calculate approximate transport costs.

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Nearby downtown car rental locations

Map of economy car rental locations in San Francisco Airport, California

Want to find an optimal economy rent-a-car SFO Airport, USA location to start your journey from immediately? This will take you no more than a minute with our simple map. Consider all the pick-up spots in the area and the list of companies providing services in each.

Short facts about Economy rentals in San Francisco, CA, USA

We have collected the most important data about economy rentals in San Francisco Airport, CA and presented it here for your convenience. Check out our fast facts to make your final decision quickly and easily!

Most popular model

Mitsubishi Mirage 或同類車輛

The most popular economy model found on Rental24h.com in San Francisco Airport is Mitsubishi Mirage 或同類車輛.

Cheapest model

Toyota Yaris

The cheapest model among economy models on Rental24h.com in San Francisco is Toyota Yaris.

Lowest model price

$19

The lowest rate for the economy class in San Francisco, CA with Rental24h.com is $19 per day.

Best-rated company

NU

The best-rated company providing economy cars for rent in SFO Airport, California is NU.

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FAQ about economy car rentals in San Francisco SFO Airport

What is the difference between economy and compact rental cars?

When comparing an economy vs compact rental car, start by looking at their interior. Compact models offer more space and can accommodate up to 5 people, while the trunk is ready to hold at least 1 large suitcase and a few smaller bags. On the other hand, economy vehicles can fit up to 4 passengers in the cabin and 1 medium suitcase plus a couple of portable bags in the luggage section. External differences may include the number of doors (many economy models have 2-doors) and the size of the body, which is visually slightly larger in compact cars.

Which economy car rental companies offer a shuttle from San Francisco, California?

Alamo, AVIS, and Thrifty and several other companies offer San Francisco Airport, California economy rental service within a 5-minute shuttle ride from the airport.

What is the most rented economy-class car in SFO Airport, USA?

According to our customers, the Toyota Yaris is the best economy mid-size car available in San Francisco, CA, USA.

How can I change the pick-up time with economy car rental?

If you book on Rental24h.com, you can amend your reservation for free. To do so, find the pop-up menu on the right side of the home page and sign in to the "My booking" section by entering your booking number and email address.

What Economy car models are available for rent in San Francisco Airport, CA?

Economy cars for hire in San Francisco Airport include models such as Toyota Yaris, Chevrolet Spark, Ford Fiesta, and Mitsubishi Mirage. For a wider selection of cars, please fill out our search form.

How much is the deposit for an economy rental car in San Francisco?

Economy car rental San Francisco, CA deposit starts from $200, which will be held on your credit card for the duration of the trip. The exact amount depends on the vehicle model, supplier, location, and payment method.

What is a class B economy car rental in SFO Airport, California?

In the automotive hierarchy, a Class-B economy-size car occupies the next step after A-segment, also called City car or Minicompact (Mini on our website). For a better understanding, typical representatives of the B-class (Economy on our website) are Chevrolet Aveo, Hyundai Accent, and Volkswagen Polo.

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