New Zealand Car Hire Fleet | Best Car Rental vehicles
Rental cars in New Zealand range from small and economical vehicles to Luxury V8 sedans and cover every size and category in between.
Small and economical hire cars are great for a couple with 2-3 luggage bags or a small family without bulky luggage. Small hire cars usually have three, four or five doors and are designed to seat 4 passengers comfortably.
Intermediate and Standard rental vehicles are four door sedans with plenty of room in the boot. Typical examples of Intermediate and Standard vehicles are Toyota Corolla and Mitsubishi Lancer. These vehicles have mid-sized engines (1.8L - 2.0L) and will be suitable for up to 5 people with 3 suitcases.
Large full-size hire cars refer to the largest sedans on the market. In New Zealand car rental market is dominated by Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon. Both vehicles can be rented from major car rental companies at all airports, capital cities and regional centers.
Large vehicles usually have 6 cylinders and will comfortably seat up to 5 people with 4 luggage bags.
SUVs and 4WDs are an excellent choice when you go exploring New Zealand's outback. Sport utility vehicles and four-wheel drives have higher ground clearance to handle the toughest New Zealand's roads. However, reduced comfort and handling ability.
Minivans are great for big families on holiday. Hire cars in this category have seating for up to eight passengers.
For holiday or day to day travel with the family, sports team or just a group of friends, our People Mover / Minivan rental range provides comfort and safety for large groups from 7 to 12 people.
And if you're looking for something special, all major car rental companies offer a range of specialty vehicles, including 2-door convertibles and prestige European sedans, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi and Mini Cooper.
Most car hire companies offer "green" rental vehicles including Toyota Prius, Toyota Camry and popular Honda Civic hybrid.