In the car rental market, the term “compact cars” is used to refer to medium-size vehicles that are ideal for up to four passengers. Hatchbacks are often referred to as compact cars, but it’s not always the case. Even certain sedans and saloon cars can be termed as a compact car, and the perfect way to define this class is as - any vehicle that can service the travel requirements of a small family. Although compact cars from various manufacturers can differ in specifications and look, on the whole, they have similar-sized engines, dimension, passenger space, and boot room. Here we look at some of the more popular compact cars currently available in the UAE car rental market. To book any of the vehicles listed in this write-up, or for other budget rental car options, reach out to us today!
Top 5 Compact Cars in the Car Rental Market
The 2017-edition of the Ford Fiesta is the 8th-generation variant of this ever-popular car model. First introduced into the market in the early-1970’s, the Ford Fiesta can be termed as a pioneer in the compact car market. The current edition of the vehicle is plusher, faster, and sharper than most cars in its class and can comfortably house up to 5 passengers. If you are seeking a compact car for an extended road trip, the Ford Fiesta would be our recommendation. We offer the vehicle on rent for prices starting from AED 60/Day!
Introduced into the market as a superior alternative to its predecessor the 207, the Peugeot 208 stands apart in the compact car class due to its generous passenger space and boot room. Another significant feature of note within the vehicle is its intuitive and crisply designed instruments and controls that can give you lots of information at one glance. We offer 2016 and also the 2019 edition of the Peugeot 208 for prices starting from AED 55 and AED 60, respectively.
First introduced in the market in the early 1980s, the Nissan Micra has reinvented itself several times over the years and is a favorite for many compact car lovers. What makes the vehicle so endearing to car rental hopefuls is its specially designed engine that has a very low fuel consumption rate. The current edition of the Nissan Micra stands apart due to its robust design and build. Additionally, the vehicle is enjoyable to drive. We currently have on offer the 2020 edition of the Nissan Micra on rent for prices starting from AED 50 per day.
While it may not impress in terms of style or swagger, the Kia Rio has its own faithful following owning to its interior practicality and the superior driving experience it offers. The latest edition of the Kia Rio hatchback comes with numerous features, including a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system and turbocharged petrol engines. We provide the 2020-edition of this vehicle on rent for prices starting from AED 59 per day.
Introduced into the market just before the turn of the new millennia, the Toyota Yaris over the last two decades has carved for itself an indisputable space within the compact car market. We offer the 3rd-generation of the Toyota Yaris on rent for prices starting from AED 60 per day. It is equipped with a 106-HP, 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and can race up to 60MPH in less than 11 seconds. It is a perfect option if you are seeking a vehicle just for city drives.