- All reviews
|Pick-up location||San Diego|
|Most popular car type||Intermediate|
Intermediate (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in San Diego.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Intermediate car rental in San Diego costs $73 per day, on average.
An automatic lower car, such as a Ford Mustang, is the best option when navigating both the city and the coastal roads. A convertible is a great option to enjoy the scenic rides along the coast when the weather allows it.
The speed limit in the city is 25 miles per hour, but on urban highways it is set at 55 mph, and on rural highways it is between 65 and 70 mph. Generally, the speed limit on multi-lane freeways is 65 mph.
Brands such as Costco are more economical, and the average petrol prices in San Diego are about $3.62. Mohsen can also be a good, budget-friendly option.
Street parking in downtown San Diego is usually available, but it tends to be quite pricey, costing around $3 for one hour, and between $10 and $30 for 24 hours. Parking laws are strictly enforced throughout the whole city, so make sure you always pay for parking. Parking in beach areas is tougher to find, but pay lots are an option.