According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for car and truck rental were 2.39% higher in 2017 versus 2013.
Between 2013 and 2017: Car and truck rental experienced an average inflation rate of 0.59% per year. In other words, car and truck rental costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $20.48 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.27% during this same period, inflation for car and truck rental was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 1.78%, above the average yearly change for car and truck rental during the 2013-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), 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: