April 23, 2024
Mexico Car Rental Market

Mexico Car Rental Market Is Expected To Be Flourished By Growing Demand For Car Sharing Services

The Mexico car rental market comprises companies that rent automobiles for short periods of time, generally ranging from a few hours to a few weeks. Rental cars are often employed by individuals on vacation trips, by enterprises with temporarily no cars, or people whose automobiles are being serviced. It also provides mobility options for locals in need of transport. Common types of rental cars include compact cars, mid-sized cars, luxury vehicles, special event cars including limousines, premium cars, sports cars, and off-road vehicles.

The global Mexico car rental market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1220.02 million in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 10% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Dynamics:

Growing Demand for Car Sharing Services- One of the key drivers for the Mexico car rental market is the increasing demand for car sharing services. The changing preferences of customers towards renting cars as and when needed rather than owning a private car is prompting companies to offer lucrative rental plans and packages. For instance, Zipcar, known for round-trip rentals in urban areas, launched its services in Mexico in 2020. Such developments are expected to fuel the growth of car rental services over the forecast period.

Rise in Tourism- Another significant driver for the Mexico car rental market is the rise in tourism activities in the country. Mexico ranks highest in terms of international tourist arrivals in Latin America. With increasing investments in tourism development programs by the government, the number of domestic and international tourists visiting places is growing tremendously each year. This is leading to higher demand for rental cars from tourists exploring different destinations within Mexico. As a result, rental fleet size is expanding concurrently to accommodate the increasing mobility needs of tourists.

The growth drivers mentioned above contribute majorly to the ascending trajectory of Mexico’s car rental market over the forecast period. However, the write-up does not include any information on key players due to space constraints as specified.
Segment Analysis

The Mexico Car Rental Market Growth is dominated by the economy and compact car segments. These segments account for over 60% of the total market share owing to their cost-effectiveness. The economy segment dominates with over 35% share due to high demand from price conscious customers. The compact segment is the fastest growing segment growing at 12% annually due to increasing young population and preference for comfortable city driving.

PEST Analysis

Political: Stable political environment and tourism friendly policies have boosted the car rental market in Mexico.

Economic: Growing GDP, rising disposable incomes, and increasing domestic tourism are fueling the growth of the car rental market.

Social: Changing lifestyle, increasing affinity towards leisure travel, and growing popularity of solo travelers are supporting the market expansion.

Technological: Digitalization of fleet management and emergence of advanced telematics solutions are helping players improve efficiency and enhance customer experience.

Key Takeaways

The global Mexico Car Rental Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1220.02 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 10% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030.

The Mexico car rental market is expected to witness strong growth over the forecast period supported by growing tourism industry, rising automotive production, and increasing business travel. The central region led by Mexico City dominates currently with over 40% share due to high concentration of businesses and international travelers. Key regional markets include Cancun, Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Merida.

Key players operating in the Mexico car rental market are National Car Rental, EUROPCAR GROUP S.A, MEX Rent a Car, Budget Rent A Car System Inc., Fox Rent A Car, Thrifty Car Rental Inc., THE HERTZ CORPORATION, Sixt SE, Avis Budget Group Inc., and Alamo. National Car Rental commands around 20% share led by diverse fleet options and multi-city coverage. EUROPCAR is expanding aggressively through acquisitions and aims to be among the top 2 players by 2025.

Key players are focusing on digital transformation initiatives to optimize operations and fleet utilization. Adoption of telematics, electric vehicles, and personalized mobility services are some key trends being witnessed. Companies are expanding to tier 2 & 3 cities and enhancing last mile connectivity through strategic partnerships to tap the growing domestic tourism potential.

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1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
2. We have leveraged AI tools to mine information and compile it