According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for car and truck rental were 2.76% lower in 2018 versus 2010.
Between 2010 and 2018: Car and truck rental experienced an average inflation rate of -0.35% per year. In other words, car and truck rental costing $20 in the year 2010 would cost $19.45 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.66% during this same period, inflation for car and truck rental was lower.
In the year 2010: Pricing changed by -2.96%, below the average yearly change for car and truck rental during the 2010-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2010 (1.64%), price inflation for car and truck rental was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Car and truck rental: