Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

You’ve probably seen the promotions: used rental cars, low prices, big savings.

“That low price can be attractive, and most rental companies do maintain their vehicles. But you still have to be a savvy consumer,” said Jon Linkov, Consumer Reports Auto Editor.

Rental cars can rack up substantial miles. Hertz, Avis and Enterprise show mileage running on their cars anywhere from about 10,000 to more than 50,000.

And while most of those cars are no more than 18 months old, they have had many drivers – Avis says on average cars are rented between 55 and 65 times annually.

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