According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for car and truck rental were 6.62% higher in 2018 versus 2007.
Between 2007 and 2018: Car and truck rental experienced an average inflation rate of 0.58% per year. In other words, car and truck rental costing $20 in the year 2007 would cost $21.32 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% 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 2007-2018 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: