U.S. Car Rental Market Statistics Released for 2011

Auto Rental News has released its annual assessment of the U.S. car rental market, with updates on revenue, locations and cars in service by company.

In 2011, the U.S. car rental industry achieved record rental revenue of $22.4 billion, an 8.1% increase over 2010. Click here for the chart. To see comparative data of overall industry revenue and fleet size over the last 10 years including 2011, click here.

Historical market data from 2000 to present can be found here on ARN’s online Research & Statistics page.

This data is part of the annual industry Fact Book, which includes even more exclusive U.S. market data and statistics as well as industry directories and references. The full version is available in print. The 2012 Fact Book will be mailed on Dec. 12 and will be available for purchase online after this date.

Complete Auto Rental News Fact Books dating back to 1994 are also available for purchase online by following this link.

To read an editorial on the 2011 numbers, click here.


  1. David [ December 4, 2011 @ 04:03PM ]

    Good article with a good news for car rentals. Let's see if in Canada have the same grow.
    Greetings from Rentthings

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