According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for car and truck rental were 4.96% lower in 2018 versus 2015.
Between 2015 and 2018: Car and truck rental experienced an average inflation rate of -1.68% per year. In other words, car and truck rental costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $19.01 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.69% during this same period, inflation for car and truck rental was significantly lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -0.08%, above the average yearly change for car and truck rental during the 2015-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), price inflation for car and truck rental was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Car and truck rental: