According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for car and truck rental were 1.97% lower in 2018 versus 2011.
Between 2011 and 2018: Car and truck rental experienced an average inflation rate of -0.28% per year. In other words, car and truck rental costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $19.61 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.48% during this same period, inflation for car and truck rental was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 0.09%, above the average yearly change for car and truck rental during the 2011-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), 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: