Car Rentals in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Aug 19 — Aug 26
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Best deals found for Chennai, Tamil Nadu car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Mazda CX-5
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$98/day

29 Aug - 19 Sep
Mazda CX-5
Toyota Camry
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$57/day

20 Aug - 21 Aug
Toyota Camry
Ford Focus Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$40/day

20 Aug - 21 Aug
Ford Focus Sedan
Toyota Sienna
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers
5-door vehicles

$159/day

29 Aug - 19 Sep
Toyota Sienna
Hyundai Avante
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$44/day

20 Aug - 21 Aug
Hyundai Avante
Jeep Compass
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$115/day

29 Aug - 19 Sep
Jeep Compass
Chevrolet Trailblazer
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$134/day

29 Aug - 19 Sep
Chevrolet Trailblazer

Important information about Chennai car rentals

A trip to Chennai should definitely include a visit to the beautiful coastline of Marina Beach, Dakshinachitra Government Museum, and the Arignar Anna Zoological Park. The main artery in Chennai city is the EVR Periyar Salai running from east to west, connecting essential parts of the city such as the Chennai Central Railway Station and the Chennai Mofussils Bus Terminus. While in Chennai, you are also likely to use the Anna Salai, which is considered the most important route in the city, connecting to major attractions such as Kamraj Memorial Hall, Guindy Railway Over Bridge, and the Thousand Lights Mosque. The city has hassle-free parking services with one of the lowest parking costs in the region. You can also use free parking provided by most Chennai hotels for their guests. There are about two car rental locations in Chennai, providing you with options to fit your budget and preferences.

Despite the general abundance of parking spaces, the city still faces some localized shortages. However, with the smart parking scheme being enforced in Chennai, locating a parking spot in the city is a breeze. Despite having the highest vehicle density in India, Chennai has the most mobile traffic. However, the arterial roads leading to Chennai's Central Business District are congested, particularly during rush hours. Therefore, you should avoid the Chennai Central junction and Poonamalle High Road during the morning and early evening hours to escape the traffic. Chennai is one of India's least walkable cities making car rentals in Chennai the most convenient means to travel around the city. And with the city's public transportation system's rigid schedule, Chennai car rentals bridge the gap by fitting to your custom schedule and preferred route. Moreover, a cheap car rental in Chennai is an effective means of getting around the city quickly and easily.

Before opting for rental cars in Chennai, you need to keep in mind a few regulations to cruise through the city safely. For example, drivers in Chennai always keep to the left side of the road. Furthermore, according to Chennai traffic laws, pedestrians should be respected and given the right of way on designated pedestrian crossings. The city also mandates that you carry your documents at all times, such as your driver's license and vehicle insurance papers. Moreover, drinking while driving is prohibited, and the permissible blood alcohol content is 0.03%. Still, you should consult with the Tamil Nadu Transport Authority for any amendment on driving regulations in Chennai.

Drivers above the age of 21 qualify for car rentals in Chennai. To access rental cars in Chennai, be it an electric car rental or a passenger van rental, you must have a valid driver's license held for at least one year. If you are a foreigner, you require an International Driver's Permit to accompany your driver's license. However, even with the increased use of car rentals in Chennai, foreigners still need to use Indian currency to make payments. Therefore, ensure that you have the local currency to cater for your rental car deposit.


Chennai, Tamil Nadu car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Chennai that's right for you

Small Cars

$22 - $64

All Car Types

$47 - $96

The average price of a Small rental in Chennai, India is $39. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Chennai, India is in October. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $22 per day. A Small rental is typically 44% less expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Medium rental in Chennai, India is $64. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Chennai, India is in November. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just $33 per day. A Medium rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Chennai Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Chennai, India is $66. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Chennai, India is in August. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $38 per day. A Large rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Chennai Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Chennai, India is $64. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Chennai, India is in September. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A SUV rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Chennai SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Chennai, India is $89. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Chennai, India is in February. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A Van rental is typically 24% more expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Chennai Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Chennai, India is $88. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Chennai, India is in August. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $58 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 23% more expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


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Quick facts about car rentals in Chennai

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Chennai

Most Popular Agency

SS Travels

Popular Car Types

Economy, Standard, SUV

Cheapest Rental Car

$45

Most Popular Model

Ford Explorer
The most popular Chennai car rental agency found on momondo this month is SS Travels. Other top choices for car rental companies are Hertz and Instant Cabs
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Chennai in the past 72 hours: Economy, Standard, SUV.
The lowest price for a rental car in Chennai is $45/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $69/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Chennai in the past 7 days is the Ford Explorer. Our users also prefer the Hyundai Accent as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Chennai

Nearby attractions:

Chennai Trade Centre2.4 mi
Guindy Race Course3.6 mi
Chemplast Cricket Ground4.1 mi
Guindy National Park4.2 mi
Chennai Snake Park5.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Chennai Trade Centre60.9 mi
SDAT Tennis Stadium61.4 mi
Valluvar Kottam61.6 mi
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium61.8 mi
Guindy Race Course62.6 mi

Nearby attractions:

Chemplast Cricket Ground75.8 mi
Chennai Trade Centre76.6 mi
Guindy Race Course76.6 mi
Guindy National Park76.7 mi
Chennai Snake Park77.1 mi

Rent a car near one of these popular hotels in Chennai

Below are the most popular hotels in Chennai

Driving with a rental car in Chennai - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Chennai so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Renting a car in Chennai is cheapest when using SS Travels at their location in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $38, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $71/day.

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting Chennai in September. On average, Chennai receives 11″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 82.4 °F during the month of September. These conditions are well-suited for a standard, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Renting a Standard in Chennai will cost you $81/day on average.

Avis is the car rental company with the most locations in Chennai, India. At those 2 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of $77 in Chennai, India.

Chennai’s speed limit is 45 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Chennai is 50 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

In August, Chennai usually gets 4.7″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 86 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Chennai as it can help you make the best decision.

If you’re looking for a Chennai rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of August it’s important to know that the rest of Tamil Nadu typically has a temperature of 86 °F and will usually expect 4.7″ of precipitation.


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