Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in India.
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On average a rental car in India costs $251 per week ($36 per day).
On average a rental car in India costs $1,074 per month ($36 per day).
Road conditions can vary greatly, and cities are subject to immense traffic congestion. It is also important to watch out for hazards, such as potholes, landslides, and animals on the road, especially when straying away from the major cities. Driving is on the left in India, and there are several regulations to observe in terms of turning, intersections, and traffic lights.
The minimum age to rent a car in India is 18 years, with popular companies like Avis sticking to this limit. Some companies, however, have a higher age limit of 21 or 23 years. To rent a car in India you must present an International Driver’s Permit (IDP) and passport; the driver should also have held his or her domestic license for at least 1 year.
Gas prices in India can fluctuate considerably and are also subject to significant variation from city to city. On average, however, you can expect to pay around 75 INR (1.10 USD) for a liter of gasoline and 65 INR (0.95 USD) for a liter of diesel; this is around 4.16 USD per gallon of gasoline and 3.59 USD for a gallon of diesel. Gas stations are usually open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm and are far more common in urban areas.
Speed limits in India vary greatly from province to province, so it is essential to always carefully observe local signposts. As a general rule, you can expect to be limited to 50 km/h (31 mph) in urban areas and 80 km/h (50 mph) on both single-lane highways and national expressways.