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Rental Car Types Explained

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Vehicles listed in our price comparison are grouped by size. The vehicle classification is easy to understand, and will help you easily find a rental car that suits your needs. Whether you need a compact car or a large SUV, you will be able to find it in the price comparison. VroomVroomVroom has put together a guide to these vehicle types to help you make sense of the classification system.

What are the different types of rental cars?

Vehicles can be classified into the following groups: 

  • Economy: Suzuki Swift, Toyota Yaris
  • Compact: Toyota Corolla
  • Intermediate: KIA Cerato
  • Standard: Hyundai Elantra
  • Full Size: Toyota Camry
  • Premium: Holden SV6
  • Luxury: Holden Caprice V8
Sub categories also exist for SUV, sports, convertible, coupe and more.

SIPP codes

Ever encountered the term "Sipp Codes" while renting a car? Read our Sipp Codes and Car Rental article, which explains what is meant by this term. SIPP codes are yet another method of classifying rental cars into different groups.