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What is the best car category for you?

Car rentals offer a wide selection of vehicle categories for rent, from the MINI category to LUXURY VEHICLES. Vehicles are divided into categories mainly according to the type of vehicle, bodywork, size of the luggage compartment, or the purpose for which the vehicle is intended.


With so many options, it's easy to get lost! Rentalport has therefore prepared a "guide" for you, which will introduce you to the individual categories that can be found on our website, and will help you choose the right category.


MINI

Subcategory: Mini, Mini AT, Mini Sport
The most common vehicles of the given category: Fiat 500, Citroën C1, Peugeot 108, Toyota Aygo, Škoda Citigo
Purpose: city rides, shorter journeys, temporary replacement of the broken car
Advantages: low rental price, easy parking
Disadvantages: less space, smaller luggage compartment, average equipment

Mini cars are the smallest among the categories and are therefore ideal for quick transfers within the city or short trips. Thanks to their size, parking won´t be an issue even when limited space. Their disadvantages include the smaller luggage compartment and less seating space - for short distances, Mini vehicles are suitable for 3 to 4 people, for longer distances, for a maximum of 2 passengers.

ECONOMY

Subcategory: Economy, Economy AT, Economy Combi, Economy Sport
The most common vehicles of the given category: Škoda Fabia, Renault Clio, VW Polo, Hyundai i20, Peugeot 208
Purpose: city rides, shorter journeys, temporary replacement of the broken car
Advantages: low rental price, low consumption
Disadvantages: less space, average equipment

Economy vehicles are a practical choice for driving in the city. They are only slightly larger than Mini vehicles and are characterized by low consumption. As their name implies, this is an Economy choice, so don't expect high equipment. Like Mini vehicles, we do not recommend them over long distances such as roadtrips or vacations.

COMPACT

Subcategories: Compact, Compact AT, Compact Combi, Compact Sport
The most common vehicles of the given category: Renault Megane, KIA CEE'D, Opel Astra, Škoda Rapid, Dacia Logan
Purpose: longer trips, vacation, leisure vehicle weekend
Advantages: sufficient seating space, larger luggage compartment, average consumption
Disadvantages: higher price, average equipment

Compact vehicles are a great choice for longer journeys. They provide sufficient legroom and are suitable for up to 4 people over longer distances. Their disadvantage may be a higher price, but when traveling abroad, it is definitely worth paying extra for more comfort and space. The Compact category is also a great choice if you want to rent a leisure car, for example, for an extended weekend.

INTERMEDIATE

Subcategories: Intermediate, Intermediate AT, Intermediate Combi, Intermediate Sport
The most common vehicles of the given category: Škoda Octavia, VW Golf, Fiat Tipo, Audi A3, Peugeot 2008
Purpose: longer trips, business travel, vacation
Advantages: sufficiently large seating space, larger luggage compartment, higher equipment
Disadvantages: higher price, higher consumption

If you like having a certain comfort but do not want to ruin your budget, Intermediate is the right choice! Although Intermediate vehicles are not so different from Compact vehicles in terms of size, they are more powerful and have better equipment. They are therefore ideal for holidays, trips abroad, or business travel.

STANDARD

Subcategories: Standard, Standard AT, Standard Combi, Standard Sport
The most common vehicles of the given category: VW Passat, Opel Insignia, Škoda Superb, Toyota Camry, Ford Mondeo
Purpose: longer trips, business travel, vacation
Advantages: large seating area, large luggage compartment, high equipment
Disadvantages: higher price, higher consumption

The Standard category includes strong and reliable cars that are especially suitable for business trips, holidays, or various special occasions (wedding or trip on the occasion of birthday, anniversary, etc.). Standard vehicles represent a premium category that is just a step behind luxury vehicles. You will definitely appreciate the size of vehicles in this category, as well as their above-standard equipment.

SUV

Subcategory: SUV, city SUV
The most common vehicles of the given category: Škoda KodiaQ, Opel Mokka, Ford Kuga, VW T-Roc, Toyota C-HR
Purpose: holiday, skiing, family trip, more demanding terrain
Advantages: higher chassis, comfortable boarding, safety
Disadvantages: higher price, higher consumption

SUVs are a great choice for a family trip. They provide plenty of space, comfort, safety and, thanks to the higher chassis, they are adapted to handle even more demanding terrain. They are usually equipped with all-wheel drive and are therefore an ideal companion for mountain rides or skiing.

7-9-SEATERS

Subcategory: 7-seater vehicles, 9-seater vehicles
The most common vehicles of the given category: Seat Alhambra, Mercedes-Benz Vito, Peugeot Boxer, Opel Vivaro, VW Transporter
Purpose: holiday, passenger transport, moving, delivery of orders
Advantages: large seating area, large luggage compartment
Disadvantages: higher price, higher consumption, appearance

Category 7-9 seaters is a clear choice if you need to transport more people. These vehicles are also referred to as multi-purpose and thanks to their size, they can be used, for example, when moving to a new apartment or delivering orders. They are therefore a suitable choice for smaller tradesmen. Disadvantages include their higher price and consumption, and not very attractive appearance.

VANS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

The most common vehicles of the given category: Renault Master, Citroën Jumper, Fiat Ducato, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit
Purpose: moving, delivery of orders, transport of goods / materials
Advantages: large usable space
Disadvantages: higher price, higher consumption, appearance

Vans and commercial vehicles include vehicles with large storage space and are therefore suitable for delivering orders or transporting goods and materials. The target group for renting this type of vehicle is SMEs or small trademen.

LUXURY VEHICLES

Subcategories: middle luxury class, upper class, upper luxury class, luxury sport class
The most common vehicles of the given category: various models of BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, Bentley, Porsche
Purpose: special occasion, gift, testing a luxury car
Advantages: design, luxurious design, high equipment
Disadvantages: high price, high consumption, high deposit

The luxury vehicle category is designed for the most demanding customers. It is suitable for a special occasion such as a wedding or a trip on the occasion of a birthday or anniversary. They are also an original gift for auto-moto enthusiasts who wish to have a sports experience or drive a luxury car model. Their disadvantage can be, in addition to high price and consumption, also a high deposit, which can climb to several thousand euros, depending on the car model.

25.3.2021