First Car Rental Adds 3 New Models to Fleet

First Car Rental has added the Ford Fusion to its rental fleet. Photo courtesy of Ford.
First Car Rental has added the Ford Fusion to its rental fleet. Photo courtesy of Ford.

First Car Rental, a South African-based car rental company, has added three new vehicle models to its rental fleet.

The Suzuki Splash is a compact hatchback powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine. Safety and security features include dual front airbags, ABS brakes, and key-operated central locking.

The Suzuki Splash joins the Chevrolet Spark Lite LS, Honda Brio Comfort, and Datsun Go in First Car Rental’s Group A of vehicles.

The Ford B-Max is First Car Rental’s family vehicle with lots of space and safety features, according to the company. The vehicle is powered by Ford's EcoBoost turbocharged three-cylinder engine.

The B-Max comes with Ford SYNC with Bluetooth and Voice Control; Ford Audio/CD/MP3 with six speakers, 60/40 split rear seats in seven different folding combinations; and an adjustable load floor.

The Ford B-Max joins the Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Honda Jazz and Renault Clio Expression in First Car Rental’s Group R of vehicles.

The Ford Fusion sedan is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine and comes standard with Ford's SYNC 2 voice-control, Bluetooth connectivity through a touchscreen that operates a smartphone and trip entertainment.Safety features include lane keeping, adaptive cruise control, and active park assist.

The Ford Fusion joins the Volvo S60 T4 and Volvo V40 in First Car Rental’s Group Z of vehicles.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.

The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.

Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>