Hertz Expands SIRIUS XM Radio Options

Hertz has expanded its Prestige Collection to include SIRIUS XM Radio as a complimentary, standard feature in every vehicle in the collection's line up.

SIRIUS and XM are now available as a standard feature across the entire Hertz Prestige and Hertz Fun Collections, collections of vehicles that can be reserved by specific make and model, as well as more than 20 Hertz standard vehicles including those from Ford, Mercury, Chrysler, Kia, Volvo, Infiniti, Audi and more than 10 GM models. The company now offers more than 55,000 cars equipped with SIRIUS XM and customers are able select SIRIUS XM as an option at time of reservation on www.hertz.com.

With this expanded relationship, Hertz is now the only car rental company to offer satellite radio—including the “Best of Both” SIRIUS and XM—and NeverLost as a standard part of the Prestige Collection.

“Hertz is excited to mark another milestone by being the only car rental company to offer both satellite radio and in-car navigation as part of its Prestige Collection,” commented Mike Senackerib, chief marketing officer, The Hertz Corporation. “Having an extensive line up of vehicles equipped with satellite radio enhances the car rental experience. Hertz customers rely upon SIRIUS XM Radio to ensure their travels are enjoyable, knowing their favorite commercial-free music channels and radio personalities are easily and conveniently accessible.”

“We are delighted to expand our relationship with Hertz to now include SIRIUS XM, along with the ‘Best of Both’ SIRIUS and XM across the entire Hertz Prestige Collection, Hertz Fun Collection and now over 20 Hertz standard vehicles,” said Doug Pergament, vice president, SIRIUS XM Radio. “Together, SIRIUS XM and Hertz have enhanced the rental experience by bringing our critically-acclaimed sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music to thousands of additional Hertz customers.”

Hertz rental vehicles equipped with SIRIUS XM are available at 53 major airport locations nationwide including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, New York City, Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Denver, Detroit and Chicago as well as numerous, off airport Hertz Local Edition sites.

SIRIUS XM broadcasts more than 130 channels of exclusive sports, news, talk, entertainment, commercial-free music, plus traffic, weather and data. SIRIUS XM programming includes:

  • Commercial-free Music: With music from every genre, artist-dedicated channels, live performances and more, SIRIUS XM is the home of commercial-free music.
  • Live Sports Play-by-Play & Expert Talk: The most comprehensive sports coverage available, including the NFL, MLB®, NASCAR®, NHL®, NBA, the PGA TOUR® Network and college sports. Plus 24/7 sports talk with channels such as SIRIUS NFL Radio, MLB Home Plate™, SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, NHL® Home Ice and more.
  • Exclusive Entertainment and Talk: The biggest names, compelling talk, hilarious comedy. Hear Howard Stern, Oprah Radio™, Martha Stewart, Jamie Foxx, Blue Collar Comedy, political talk and more.
  • World-class News: Stay informed with FOX News, CNN, CNBC, NPR®, BBC and more. Plus local traffic and weather.
  • Family & Kids: Entertain the entire family with Radio Disney, Kids Place Live, Laugh USA and more.
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