Most popular car type
The average price of fuel in Pensacola is $4.95 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $59 and $79, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Pensacola.
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A Intermediate car rental in Pensacola costs $45 per day, on average.
A Supplier choice car rental in Pensacola costs $46 per day, on average.
A Full-size car rental in Pensacola costs $47 per day, on average.
If you're just driving within the city limits, a compact car is a good option as it's easy to park in downtown Pensacola. But if you're embarking on a road trip along Florida’s coast, a convertible is a fun option. If you're traveling with the whole family, a minivan is a good choice as it offers enough space for everyone.
The speed limit in the city is typically 30 miles per hour, but it may be lower in certain residential areas and school zones, so keep an eye out for posted signs. All other roads have a speed limit of 55 miles per hour, while on highways it is 70 miles per hour. Speed limits may be different on multi-lane highways.
The average petrol prices in Pensacola are about $2.28 per gallon. Lower prices can range anywhere between $2.09 and $2.16 per gallon. Keep in mind that lots of people travel early in the morning throughout Florida to head to the beach, so try to avoid those hours when heading to the petrol station.
Downtown Pensacola offers lots of free parking spaces. Across the city, street parking must be paid between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Rates range between $0.50 and $2 per hour. Parking is free all day Sunday and on public holidays. There are also several parking garages, such as the Jefferson Street Garage, where rates are $3 for up to 9 hours.