Car rental Johannesburg, Downtown

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Downtown, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4x
  • x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Hertz
$13.78 / per day
Economy
Chevrolet Spark Lite or similar
Chevrolet Spark Lite
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Thrifty
$18.48 / per day
Compact
VW Vivo Classic or similar
VW Vivo Classic
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$22.03 / per day
Economy Elite
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Hertz
$17.19 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
Nissan NP 300 (Pick Up) or similar
Nissan NP 300 (Pick Up)
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$31.00 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Avanza or similar
Toyota Avanza
  • 6x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Hertz
$33.79 / per day
Full-size
Toyota Hilux or similar
Toyota Hilux
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
Hertz
$36.21 / per day
Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or similar
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Hertz
$45.69 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
IsiZulu,
IsiXhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Country code
27
Average car rental length
12 days
Economy car rental price
$19.11 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Top 17 Locations near Johannesburg, Downtown

21.0 km / 13.0 miles away
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63.1 km / 39.2 miles away
297.6 km / 184.9 miles away
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319.8 km / 198.7 miles away
364.8 km / 226.7 miles away
434.0 km / 269.7 miles away
448.2 km / 278.5 miles away
485.0 km / 301.4 miles away
489.5 km / 304.2 miles away
Car Rental at Sishen Airport from $17.67 per day
525.3 km / 326.4 miles away
713.3 km / 443.2 miles away
760.7 km / 472.7 miles away
896.7 km / 557.2 miles away
Car Rental at George Airport from $13.32 per day
1024.5 km / 636.6 miles away
1252.2 km / 778.1 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Downtown?

The cost of renting a car at Downtown depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Downtown
January
$15.06
February
March
$91.47
April
May
$24.54
June
$50.20
July
August
$18.84
September
$21.59
October
$21.05
November
$21.05
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Downtown is February when prices for an Economy class start from $15.06. You can see that this is 54% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 84% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $91.47 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Downtown?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 21 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length at Downtown
13
January
9
February
8
March
12
April
11
May
6
June
7
July
9
August
15
September
13
October
21
November
9
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Downtown?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Downtown in December, while the fewest number of travelers rent in May.
Downtown Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
174%
January
112%
February
79%
March
74%
April
43%
May
67%
June
74%
July
74%
August
70%
September
140%
October
104%
November
191%
December

Top 4 Suppliers for Johannesburg, Downtown in 2019

Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.9
0027 0 115 493 100
Monument Toyota, Cnr Hendrik Potgieter & Rhinoceros Roads, Weltevreden Park
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.8
+27 (0)11 230 5000 / +27 (0)11 230 5201
17 Sim Road, Pomona
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+27-100012514
Cnr Rietfontein&North Rand Rd
Bidvest
Bidvest
Excellent 8.6
0027 113 313 631 / 0027 113 313 634
130 Main St, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107

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