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Small & Cheap Cars in Iceland

Rent cheap cars in Iceland. With small cars you can drive the ring road of Iceland and see the best attractions by Route 1. These cars are not suitable for off road driving, but are good for the wallet

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Hyundai i10 2018
4.0
294 reviews

Hyundai i10 2018

Category
Small car
People
Seats 5 people
Large bags
1 bag
Transmission
Manual
Ford  Fiesta 2018
4.0
294 reviews

Ford Fiesta 2018

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Standard car
People
Seats 5 people
Large bags
2 bags
Transmission
Manual
Hyundai i30  2018
4.0
294 reviews

Hyundai i30 2018

Category
Standard car
People
Seats 5 people
Large bags
3 bags
Transmission
Manual

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Frequently asked questions

What sort of cars are Small and Cheap Cars in Iceland?

Small and cheap cars are categorized by their size and price, as well as whether or not they are three years or older. Rental vehicles within this category are generally priced lower than either larger or newer models. Within this section, you can find cars such as Toyota Aygo, Volkswagen Golf and Ford Fiesta.

What are the most popular Small and Cheap cars to rent in Iceland?

Among the most popular small & cheap cars to rent for driving around the Reykjavik area and the Ring Road are the Hyundai i10, Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen Polo are the most popular small cars among our customers.

Can I pick up my Small and Cheap car at the airport in Iceland?

Yes, there are many rental providers at both Keflavik airport and Reykjavik airport where you can pick up your rental car.

Can I sleep in my Small and Cheap car?

No, the vehicles in this category are not designed to sleep in. We recommend you rent a camper van if you're looking for accommodation on wheels.

Are these cars suitable for all seasons in Iceland?

These vehicles are best suited to driving around Reykjavik and the paved roads between Iceland’s towns but may be unsuitable for rural driving in poor weather. Because of this, these cars are not recommended for traveling around Iceland in the winter. However, they are perfectly suitable for all travel on asphalt roads in the summer.

What sort of tires does my Small and Cheap car in Iceland have?

That depends on the season. After November 1st, all rental cars are provided with winter tires with better grip during snowy conditions. However, your rental vehicles will have regular tires during the spring and summer.

Are Small and Cheap cars suitable for self-drive tours?

Yes, cars in the Small & Cheap category are suitable for most summer self-drive tours when there's no snow on the roads and conditions are good. Many of our self-drive tours are along the Ring Road or other paved roads in Iceland's countryside, which are suitable for small and cheap cars. However, most of our winter self-drive tours require a vehicle that can better handle Iceland's winter conditions, such as a 4WD car.

Can I go into the Highlands of Iceland with a Small and Cheap car?

Unfortunately, no. The cars in this category are unsuitable for traveling on gravel paths, dirt tracks, or F-roads. Travelers should be aware that driving one of these vehicles on unsuitable roads will void any insurance and make you liable to pay for any potential damage to the suspension or undercarriage. If you are planning on traveling to the Highlands, make sure to rent a 4x4 vehicle.

Are 2WD cars suitable for Icelandic winter road conditions?

Two-wheel-drive vehicles are only suitable on the main roads in Iceland. A four-wheel-drive vehicle is highly recommended for your safety, as it can handle the harsh winter conditions in Iceland much better than a smaller and lighter car.

What is included with my Small and Cheap rental car in Iceland?

This depends on the rental provider, requiring travelers to pay special attention to the ‘included’ section of the rental contract. For instance, some rental companies provide their vehicles with GPS devices or might have additional insurance. Thankfully, all Iceland rentals come with CDW insurance and unlimited mileage.