Deciding which type of vehicle is best for you should be determined by the number of passengers, your level of comfort and your budget. As a rule of thumb, small cars are easier to park and tend to be more fuel efficient than larger vehicles, but may lack trunk space and leg room if you’re travelling with three or four persons.
The legal speed limit in Northampton town limits is 30mph. Accelerated speeds of 40mph are possible along roads outside population and commercial districts. The A508 has a maximum speed limit of 50mph and along the M1 you can drive up to 70mph. Exercise caution with your car hire in Northampton near junctions and other convergence zones where CCTV and traffic cameras are active to prohibit excessive speeding.
Northampton Town Council administers an on-street parking system on some streets, which are metered and in effect between 07:00 and 19:00. On-street parking is free from 19:00 until 07:00 Monday-Saturday, including all day on Sundays/bank holidays. Surface, short stay and multi-storey car parks in the town charge £1 per hour and £2 for per evening/overnight stay from Monday-Saturday. These locations are mostly pay-and-display and all accept cash for payment with a few accepting credit/debit cards.
The average price of fuel in Northampton is $11.63 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of uel costs between $140 and $186, depending on the car size.
Standard (Volkswagen Tiguan or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Northampton.
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A Standard car hire in Northampton costs $176 per day, on average.
A Mini car hire in Northampton costs $76 per day, on average.
An Economy car hire in Northampton costs $140 per day, on average.
In Northampton, cars are most frequently hired at Sixt 1 Deltic Avenue (24 km from city centre ).
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