Budget rental cars in New Zealand are usually the cheapest available. Automatic and manual. On average they will seat four people, with limited luggage room. Engine size is likely to be 1.2 litre up to 1.6 litre, and very economical. Best suited for shorter distances but can comfortably carry 2 throughout New Zealand.
OM Demio or similar
OM Demio or similar - 2005-2010
These little cars are famous for their economy and ease of operation. This Demio/Sunny is ideal for short trips for two people and is great around the city. It is often used to travel between cities, however it is not ideal for hill driving with 4 adults and luggage on board. If you are not in a hurry and want economy, its ideal. (NB: Most cars are Automatic)
Go Hyundai Getz
Go Hyundai Getz - 2009-2011
The Zippy little Hyundai is one of New Zealands most popular vehicles for two or three people to travel in economy and comfort. With a fuel consumption of approx. 6.8 litres per 100kms, the Getz will keep your holiday costs down. More suitable for in the cities and short trips exploring the countryside than extended touring but a great little car.
El Cheapo - Average 2001
A range of High Mileage vehicles - 200,000km plus. These vehicles are great for the budget traveller! Low prices for our 1999 - 2000 vehicles all with 200,000km plus. Please note that vehicle model or transmission type cannot be guaranteed in this category. Most vehicles are a 1.5 or 1.8 litre four door.
The Getz - 2008 or newer
An economical small car ideal for two. This little car belies its size, and will take you wherever you want to go. Also excellent for around the cities, easy to park. With fuel consumption of approximately 7.0 litres per 100kms this little car is ideal for those looking to keep their travelling costs down. Explore New Zealand on a budget, in style !
Ezi-Rent (EAA) Getz or similar
Ezi-Rent (EAA) Getz or similar - 2005-2008
An automatic compact city runabout returning a very economical (approx) 5.7 litres per 100km. A smaller car suitable for urban driving and local sightseeing. Easy to park and drive but probably not the first pick for long distance touring in comfort. However ideal as a city hopper and great fun to drive.
Ezi-Rent (A) Hyundai Getz or similar
Ezi-Rent (A) Hyundai Getz or similar - 0-3years
A compact city runabout returning a very economical (approx) 5.7 litres per 100km. A smaller car suitable for urban driving and local sightseeing. Easy to park and drive but probably not the first pick for long distance touring in comfort. However you can not go wrong zipping around the city in one of these fun cars.
WDK Toyota Corolla (or similar)
WDK Toyota Corolla (or similar) - 2003+
These vehicles are perfect for those visiting New Zealand whilst travelling on a budget. The Toyota, Mitsubishi and Nissan cars are well maintained and, with unlimited kilometres and 24 hour freephone assistance included with the hire, you can tour with confidence. A good backpacker option.Compulsory insurance is additional.
Jucy Styla - 2010
STYLA is the new kid on the JUCY block, and it's a show-stopper. Perfect for cruising the country or zipping through the town, it's a 2010 mid-sized hatch with a surprisingly spacious interior to fit all your buddies and bags. It handles well and is a safe-ride, heavy on style but light on your pocket with an economical diesel engine.