According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for car and truck rental were 13.27% higher in 2017 versus 2007.
Between 2007 and 2017: Car and truck rental experienced an average inflation rate of 1.25% per year. In other words, car and truck rental costing $20 in the year 2007 would cost $22.65 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.68% during this same period, inflation for car and truck rental was lower.
In the year 2007: Pricing changed by 2.98%, above the average yearly change for car and truck rental during the 2007-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2007 (2.85%), price inflation for car and truck rental was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Car and truck rental: