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While the rental car companies all use different vehicles and different models, the cars available all fall in similar ranges.  At the lowest priced end you have Economy cars and compact cars.  Then the grouping of Mid size cars, Full size cars.  These will generally be split into 2 door models and 4 door models.  Then you have Premium and Luxury models.  They will be priced in the same range as Minivans, convertibles and Sport Utility Vehicles if the company you choose has such models.  Then there are special circumstance choices like a 15 passenger van or a PT Cruiser or a Jaguar.

Alamo has the following information on their site and it is the best summary out there:

Capacity Legend
Large PassengerLarge Passenger Medium PassengerMedium Passenger Small PassengerSmall Passenger
Large SuitcaseLarge Suitcase Medium SuitcaseMedium Suitcase Small SuitcaseSmall Suitcase
 
Economy

Large Passenger
2
Small Passenger
2
Small Baggage
2
Compact

Large Passenger
2
Medium Passenger
1
Small Passenger
2
Large Baggage
1
Small Baggage
2
Midsize

Large Passenger
2
Medium Passenger
2
Small Passenger
1
Large Baggage
2
Small Baggage
2
Fullsize

Large Passenger
2
Medium Passenger
2
Small Passenger
1
Large Baggage
2
Small Baggage
3
Premium

Large Passenger
5
Small Passenger
1
Large Baggage
3
Small Baggage
2
Luxury

Large Passenger
6
Large Baggage
4
Small Baggage
2
SUV

Large Passenger
4
Medium Passenger
1
Large Baggage
4
Small Baggage
3
Minivan

Large Passenger
6
Medium Passenger
2
Large Baggage
4
Small Baggage
3

May 11, 2011