9 Dollars A Gallon: What Some Car Rentals Charge You To Fill The Tank

May 4, 2011 5:43 pm

We spotted this stat today:

“According to a new USA Today survey, the penalty for having to fill up a rental car’s tank can now set you back over $9 per gallon.

The paper surveyed this pricing at 13 airports and found Hertz charging $9.29 a gallon, with some Dollar and Thrifty sites charging $8.99 a gallon. At these rates, the penalty for leaving a 35-gallon vehicle with an empty tank could set you back around $325.”

Statistics Source: Consumerist

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