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Average ratings in Washington (4.8 stars)

Honda Civic 2009
Mariano provides reliable and easy-to-access rental cars in our area. I definitely recommend him.
Ted H. - March 21, 2018
Toyota Prius 2018
Stand up guy great car rental experience! Would rent again no hesitation.
Alex D. - May 14, 2019
Honda Fit 2012
Durai was great! The car was perfect for getting me around to where I needed to go and saved me quite a bit of money in comparison to rental cars at the airport!
Dusty J. - October 23, 2018
Honda Civic 2010
Eric and Katie's car was just what we needed! Clean, spacious, and easy to find. The hosts were very communicative and flexible with me as I picked up and returned, even suggesting a nearby gas station. This is my new go to local car rental.
Kyle K. - May 6, 2019
BMW 5 Series 2007
Best car rental I’ve ever had. Curbside pickup/drop off and an absolutely beautiful car
Imran K. - October 12, 2018
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013
Greetings, My name is Rohan and if your looking to rent a car from someone this is the guy. Charles was very easy going and easy to talk to. He is willing to go the extra to help make your rental experience as convenient as possible. During my encounter with Charles, he was easily reachable and the car (OHH THE CAR) was clean and mean. I really enjoyed my Turo rental and look forward to my next rental experience. Check him out!!!
Rohan M. - May 20, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2014
This car rental was super convenient! Jorge and Kevin were very responsive.
Abdou F. - April 8, 2018
Honda Civic 2009
For the first time my experience was awesome. #yay #turo last minute car rental
Fria W. - March 20, 2018
Hyundai Elantra 2012
The car is neat and clean runs well and is very spacious. Carla is very responsive and answers all queries on time. Over all it was a great experience and I was very happy with my choice by picking up Turo instead of Airport Rental Cars. I will surely use Turo when I travel again.
MOHAN R. - August 10, 2018
Honda Fit 2018
Great way to rent a car. Emmanuel was super helpful.
Margaret M. - June 16, 2018
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2014
Hamzeh is an exceptional Turo host. Everything went fantastic, he is a great pleasure to deal with. 100% customer oriented, proactive and serving. He collected the car at our rental apartment and made is very easy and convenient for me. I highly recommend Hamzeh, the best Turo Host I have ever dealt with.
Markus J. - April 25, 2019
Honda Accord 2008
Will definalty use turbo again in the future. Syed was wonderful and the car rental was perfect for you ur family of 4. Thanks again Syed!
Laura S. - January 7, 2019
Chevrolet Volt 2013
Robert was timely and communicative, and since it was an electric car rental, he was thorough with instructions on how the vehicle performs and how to use charging to its potential. He is the type of Turo car owner that you want to rent from. Conveniently located near Washington Dulles airport, too.
Kevin T. - February 6, 2019
Toyota Prius 2007
Chase was absolutely the best! He was so easy-going and extremely flexible. I would definitely recommend Chase to all of my friends if they are looking to rent a car. In addition, next time I am in need of renting a car, Chase will definitely be the first one i look too. Thank you so much again!
Emily G. - April 18, 2019
Audi S8 2015
Edward is a gentleman and an icredibly professional renter. Super accomodating and made everything extremely smooth and pleasant. Car is in a league of its own. If you want to rent luxury with 700hp this is the car to rent! Will rent again from while in Washington.
Alexander V. - November 24, 2018
Mazda 3 2015
A fine horseless carriage for a trip to Lancaster, PA! Erik's Mazda was the ideal car for a couple on a weekend getaway. It's a sporty, fun-to-drive vehicle that's nimble for city driving, but comfortable for longer distances. It also features great fuel economy combined with good acceleration. Pick up drop off at Erik's house was smooth, and Erik was flexible with timing. Ideal location in NW DC, too. We would rent this car again!
Ezra M. - April 29, 2019
Toyota Avalon 2015
Car was clean and ran well. Significantly cheaper than all the rental car options at DCA. I would choose Elshan again. Joe
JOE C. - May 1, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Nothing more can be said besides the experience was first class. From the price, to the communication, to the flexibility, to the car itself. Best experience I’ve had. The price of entry to rent Nathan’s car may be cheap (compared to all other Model 3s in the area) but the car and experience themselves certainly are not. The best host with the best car!
Gevon T. - May 12, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2011
We flew in on Christmas Eve. Our flight was delayed twice and Nexuz was super flexible and nice about it! The car was clean and smelled good on the inside. The amount of miles he offered for the amount of time we were here was fabulous! We were able to drive from DCA up to Pennsylvania to visit family and come back. The car ran well. The price of this car was about half of the cost of the rental cars we were finding online (about a week before our flight) for the same time and area. It was a great experience overall.
Hiram O. - January 3, 2019
Toyota Camry 2017
My second rental from Path. Flexible pick up and drop off and very good communication with Path is making car rental very easy and smooth process.
Bosko M. - January 2, 2018
Honda Civic 2012
The owner was great and easy to work with. The car was exactly as described. An awesome car rental experience I've ever had.
Paul W. - July 5, 2018
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2013
This rental was absolutely flawless. Orlando was prompt, car was pristine, and his service was second to none. This experience has been the best car rental I have ever had. Five stars in every sense!
Randy G. - October 20, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2018
Wilmer and Sophia are awesome. If I ever need to rent a car in DC again I will call them first!
Deb D. - November 26, 2018
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
We had a great time with the Bolt! Robert made it much easier to use by having the EZ toll tag and a Chargepoint card at our disposal right inside the car, and the curbside pickup at the airport can't be beat. He's also very helpful and knowledgeable if you have any questions, so overall a great Turo rental! Glad to see EV's on here!
Andrew S. - May 9, 2019
Mazda 3 2015
Erik was a great host. The car was perfect for a day trip and has great mpg. Seating and AC wise it is a very comfortable car! I will rent again.
Billy R. - May 9, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2015
Great car, great owner, highly recommend renting from. He is a pleasure to deal with, car is great to drive, and price is better than anything else.
Jake N. - May 5, 2019
Mazda 3 2015
I rented Erik’s car for a day trip down to Mt Vernon with my parents. The car was very easy to drive, and Erik was very transparent and great to work with.
Lynda T. - May 12, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2015
I had an excellent experience with renting Charlie’s car. The Sonata drives very well and has a lot of options. I live about a mile from Charlie so he dropped off the car while he was running errands, saving me the trip. When I returned the vehicle he offered to drive me home even though it was raining and after midnight. I took him up on the offer and it was much appreciated. I’ll definitely rent from him again.
David S. - May 12, 2019
Honda Civic 2011
Jose was very helpful. This was my 1st Turo rental and he walked through all the steps with me. Car gets excellent gas milage.
William I. - May 2, 2019
Nissan Altima 2014
This was such an easy and smooth rental! I will definitely use Turo instead of traditional rental car places
Jenea R. - April 22, 2019
Toyota Prius 2013
Very good deal -- especially saving gas -- with this Prius. Dee was easy to work with. I will rent this car again, if it's available!
Jerome C. - April 29, 2019
Toyota Camry 2015
Elgun, the car owner, was very punctual. The folks who had rented the night before broke the side mirror and he texted me a picture. All in all it was a good trip anyway.
Gabriela B. - May 13, 2019
Honda Accord 2008
It couldn't get much easier, avoid airport shuttles, long lines, and hassle that are all an inherent part of renting from large corporate rental car companies. Syed Safa was quick to respond to my initial request, and my subsequent concerns, and he went out of his way to be there ahead of schedule for a ridiculously early fight I had to catch. The car was clean and ran well. I would definitely recommend using Turo for your next rental need and supporting small business. Leslie
Leslie E. - May 14, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Thank you for making our trip a pleasant experience where we had to worry about nothing but enjoy the ride. Great experience. Excellent communication. Super flexible. Love the fact for car dropped off and pick up at hotel making super smooth for my tight schedule. Would rent again.
Angela C. - May 15, 2019
Volkswagen Golf 2012
Great, economical car from a nice, flexible, and communicative owner. Cleanest rental car ever!
Florian H. - May 4, 2019
Ford Fusion 2014
This is the second time I have rented from Couroche, and as always, it was a great trip. Couroche makes pickup and return super easy; he is very communicative and friendly; and the car I rented from him was clean and was perfect for my weekend trip. I highly recommend renting from Couroche!
Anna L. - May 6, 2019
Buick Roadmaster 1996
Sergei was great. Correct. Fair. Punctual. We will rent this “Proud Mary” of-a-car on our next trip for sure. Philip
Philip B. - May 7, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
It was great renting from Mariano, he's very easy to communicate with and a very friendly person. His cars are well maintained (this is the second car I rented from him) and I appreciate how accommodating he is with pickup and dropoff time. Would definitely rent from him again!
Anjali D. - May 5, 2019
Oshua Alexander
Toyota Corolla 2019
With this being my first Turo rental I can’t say enough how much I enjoyed Dania’s 2019 Corolla. Her response time was fast and she made sure I had a seamless transition to getting the car after I got off the plane. I’d give her more stars if possible I will definitely use her services again. THANKS DANIA
Oshua Alexander B. - May 5, 2019
Audi A3 2017
Orlando was very professional and accommodating when my flight was slightly delayed. The car was in great condition, way better than any rental company. He was always available for any questions or concerns I had about the car.
Andrea C. - May 18, 2019
Honda Accord 2018
Jason was really nice and flexible especially for a last minute trip. I would recommend anyone to rent from him! The car was clean and drives smoothly. I will definitely rent from him again.
Bianca I. - May 20, 2019
Volkswagen Golf 2012
Kostia made my first Turo rental an absolute breeze. Not only was his car clean, comfortable and incredibly fuel efficient, he was kind enough to meet us in very convenient locations for both pick up and drop off. The Golf is easy to drive, compact for parking yet plenty roomy for our large suitcases. Would absolutely recommend and/or rent again. Thank you Kostia!
Felecia C. - May 20, 2019
Honda Fit 2011
Jose is too amazing! Always responsive, always friendly, and was super helpful with everything i asked. Car was great and only setback was the Bluetooth functionality, but that’s not a big deal, obviously. I will definitely rent from Jose again!
Leon S. - May 22, 2019
Mazda 6 2016
Had an awesome experience, even with customer service! Great host, greater vehicle, still can't believe how easy and affordable it was. Will never do car rental from big chains again. Nothing but praise for Turo!
Kesi C. - December 18, 2017
Toyota Corolla 2013
Car runs very smoothly and great. Service from owner made everything quick and easy. Changed my mind about other car rental services and I will definitely be using Turo more often!
Bhavya P. - February 28, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2012
This was my first time with Turo, and Courtney has made me a convert. The car was in excellent condition, super clean, and Courtney was responsive to every message. Every car rental experience should be so good. Thank you!!
Holly M. - November 3, 2018
Mumba Ivan
Nissan Altima 2012
First time to rent a car! I had a great experience with Mr. Mariano. He is such a good man. I can't wait to rent his car again.
Mumba Ivan M. - August 27, 2018
FIAT 500 2012
First time using Turo to rent a car and was an excellent experience. Juan is very friendly and helpful during my maiden voyage.
Jim K. - August 30, 2018
Toyota Prius Plug-in 2012
I would rent a car with Luis in a heartbeat. He was great to work with. Flexible. Reliable. Available at any time throughout the trip. It was a great experience and I look forward to renting with him again.
Phylicia L. - April 22, 2018
Honda Fit 2016
Emmanuel rocks! Super compressive, súper relax, the car is practically new, it has been the best! If you need to rent a car in the DC area, don’t hesitate, call Emmanuel
Julio C. - September 29, 2018
Tesla Model S 2017
Joseph was very nice and professional and the entire rental process was a smooth and professional experience. The best car rental I’ve ever had. Joseph explained all the basics of the Tesla Model S and driving the car was an amazing experience. Definitely looking forward to renting from him again!
Maha T. - July 4, 2018
Nissan Altima 2013
Ron's Altima was great. He picked us up and dropped us off at Dulles and was very prompt and helpful. The car was nice and comfortable. No issues at all. Ron is located just northwest of Dulles about 15-minutes so factor that into your trip time if you're headed into DC and need to have him pick you up and drop you off. Would highly recommend booking with Ron!
Jeremy B. - April 22, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2016
The car was perfect for my trip, and Lillie was wonderful to work with. Very convenient!
Paige P. - April 23, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
A great option if you are tired of renting boring sedans. Especially if you live near a metro stop. The car is one block from Van Ness/UDC station.
STEVEN N. - April 23, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2015
Travis was punctual, accommodating, and even gave us waters for our long drive. Would definitely re-rent from him.
William K. - April 22, 2019
Mercedes-benz CLA-Class 2019
Orlando was great! Communication was excellent. Car was great! Would rent again
Kacye M. - April 23, 2019
Honda Insight 2019
General was very communicative and helpful. The car was great! Super clean and in top shape. I will rent from General again.
Kristen B. - April 24, 2019
Maserati Ghibli 2014
Awesome car. I was disappointed though that the car wasn’t cleaned. It looked like it had break dust buildup on the rims for a really long time. Other than that it was easy to pick up and drop off. I would definitely rent again
Alton J. - April 22, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2013
Great trip, great car, great host
Jason B. - April 26, 2019
Chevrolet Volt 2013
Would highly recommend renting this car. It drives very smoothly and the pickup and return were quick and easy.
Laura S. - April 28, 2019
Toyota Camry 2015
There is nothing better than get a good car on the trip done and with great satisfaction strongly shake the Kim by the hand.
Vitali A. - April 25, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016
Cannot say enough about my trip with Charles car! He was so easy to communicate with and I had so much fun in his car. He was also so fast at responding to my messages when I had a couple questions about the car. Would recommend for anyone in the DC area who needs a car for a little while and will definitely book with him again.
Lindsey H. - April 28, 2019
Toyota Camry 2015
Elgun was great with communication and transaction. I did not have to worry about anything, hassle free experience. He was able to get the car to the union station when I came into town. The car was fine, everything worked and did not have any incident. I would rent again.
Henry N. - April 29, 2019
Toyota Camry 2011
Anas was an extremely courteous gentleman. He was right there at the arrival gate at the exact time my flight landed to pick me up. I felt back because he had to circle around because I took me longer to find the exit from the terminal. The car was fantastic, clean great on gas mileage. He made my entire trip extremely convenient. I can’t thank him enough. If I could give him more than five stars I definitely would.
Donald G. - April 25, 2019
Toyota Prius 2018
I could not be happier with my first trip. The car was fantastic and it was easy to work with Jason.
James C. - May 5, 2019
Chevrolet Camaro 2018
Jason was a great host. He was on time and answer all questions. The car is an automatic head turner the car in person is amazing the performance and the sound of the tail pipes. Will be renting from him again!! 5 stars all around.
Clifton H. - May 5, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2018
David’s car was a pleasure to drive and he was very easy to work with. I’m already planning my next trip - would definitely recommend!
Shola F. - May 7, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Great for pick up and drop off. Very easy trip, car was perfect for driving around and very clean
Kylea W. - May 7, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
Couroche was great, pick up and drop off where seamless and he communicated really well. Made renting the car fun and easy
Matt H. - May 6, 2019
Audi A4 2015
Very nice clean car. Was fun to drive. Will definitely rent again!
Patricia L. - May 6, 2019
Audi A4 2013
The car was great, clean, and easy to pick up. Pranav was very responsive and helpful. Overall a perfect first trip on Turo.
Pete H. - May 13, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Kevin was very communicative and flexible with pick up and return. The car drove well despite some minor damage from a previous fender bender and is fantastic on gas. Thank you for a pleasurable trip.
Durya D. - May 6, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016
Charles provided a first rate rental experience. The Mercedes was sharp, clean, and probably a little better than advertised. His responsiveness on pickup and return, along with a couple questions I had in between, was immediate. I will definitely be renting from Charles again!
James H. - May 13, 2019
Lexus CT 200h 2012
Galen was very accommodating with my last minute request. The remote locking system makes all the difference. A very nice and comfortable car. I will rent again. Thank you!
Patrick W. - May 1, 2019
Hyundai Equus 2012
Trip went great! No complaints, good communication, right on time, car was as described. Thank you!
Doug D. - May 12, 2019
Honda Civic 2010
Eric was so nice! His car was clean and tidy, set up was perfect. I really enjoyed the trip with his car. Eric was also pretty flexible on time, which was real nice of him.
Emily B. - May 12, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013
Car was awesome. Nice enjoyable trip and car ran great.
Jonathan F. - May 13, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2019
Renting from Xavier was a great experience. He was very flexible with pickup/dropoff times and when I picked up the car it was immaculate inside and out. The car itself is great; loaded with features like bluetooth and a full infotainment system. It even has lane assist and brake assist which is great for highway driving. Overall my experience with Xavier was excellent and I will definitely be renting from him in the future!
Greg F. - May 1, 2019
Chevrolet Camaro 2010
Nickcaro was super flexible with drop off and pick up. Communication was never a problem. Really nice car that is definitely a head turner. I would rent this car every weekend if my wife let me. 10 out of 10 across the board!
Ian V. - April 29, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2008
I Really enjoy my trip with this beautiful car it’s really clean and smooth .
Mustafa A. - April 29, 2019
Toyota Prius 2007
First time using Turo and I will definitely be renting Chase’s Prius again. He was super flexible for pick up and drop off. Car was clean and ran great. Thanks Chase!
Shane K. - May 1, 2019
Audi S5 2013
Always top notch!! Always rent from Jon, great guy to deal with!
David G. - April 29, 2019
FIAT 500 2014
Wonderful experience. Convenient clean no issues. The car was perfect for the trip and Pranav was accessible and made everything easy and convenient for us. The car was there as soon as we landed full tank of gas and clean.
Jillian R. - April 30, 2019
Chevrolet Volt 2014
What an awesome car to rent. Made it from DC to Elkridge, md and almost the whole way back almost without using gas, only electric. Robert was super friendly and helpful. Will definitely use again if possible.
Kev W. - April 26, 2019
Honda Civic 2012
Kathy made pick up and drop off easy by providing the flexibility of lock box key retrieval, pin pointing the exact car location, and providing recommendations for nearby gas stations, etc. Her vehicle location is ideally located near 695 for easy exit out of the city.
Jenny M. - May 12, 2019
Honda Civic 2011
Clean car. Smooth pick up and drop off. Always easy to reach the renter.
Shanise M. - May 12, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2012
Nice and comfortable car for highway trips. It’s kept very clean, which is nice. Thanks.
Paul H. - May 13, 2019
Honda Civic 2012
I love renting from Kathy. Her car is so convenient, clean and safe.
Melinda C. - May 14, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
The car is amazing. We did a trip along the Skyline drive which put the range of the car to good use. If you've never driven an EV before, or just want to try a Model 3, I can't recommend this enough. The autopilot is amazing too, and Mohamed is a great guy.
Sheldon H. - May 14, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2012
Awesome car; the exhaust is intoxicating. Sheriar was great to rent from as well. Will rent again.
Matthew K. - May 2, 2019

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