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Intermediate SUV Options From Budget

What is a midsize or intermediate SUV? An intermediate SUV is a medium-sized SUV that typically seats five and is smaller than a full-size SUV, so you’ll enjoy better gas mileage and have an easier time parking and handling the vehicle. This type of sport utility vehicle is a versatile rental car option for any trip. Trust your intermediate SUV to get you anywhere, whether you’re headed on a long road trip or just taking a quick camping getaway. Budget offers popular makes and models like the Mazda CX-5, Jeep Compass, Nissan Rogue, and similar models. Keep reading to learn more about intermediate SUV options at Budget.


  • Mazda CX-5

    You’ll love the luxurious interior of the Mazda CX-5 rental. Enjoy excellent fuel economy for an SUV, plus steering and handling ready for any road or weather.

    Mazda CX-5

  • Ford Escape

    A Ford Escape rental offers plenty of cargo space to seat the family, as well as a sedan-like ride and plenty of helpful driver aids.

    Ford Escape

  • Volkswagen Tiguan

    Fashionable and durable, the VW Tiguan is one of our popular midsize SUVs. From city commutes to outdoor adventures, the Tiguan is ready to go.

    Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Jeep Compass

    The Jeep Compass rental offers an interior built for passenger comfort, as well as an enhanced infotainment system and rugged style.

    Jeep Compass

  • Nissan Rogue

    When you choose a Nissan Rogue rental from Budget, you’ll appreciate its efficient fuel usage, good handling, smooth ride quality, and a spacious interior.

    Nissan Rogue

  • Toyota RAV4

    The Toyota RAV4 rental is an impressive crossover SUV that delivers excellent engine performance, a stellar sound system, and high-tech safety features.

    Toyota RAV4

  • Subaru Outback

    The Subaru Outback rental provides room for riders throughout the cabin, plenty of cargo space to store luggage and gear, and excellent visibility while on the road.

    Subaru Outback

  • Mitsubishi Outlander

    With a Mitsubishi Outlander rental, you’ll enjoy great gas mileage, a high-tech infotainment system, and a sporty feel that makes every drive more fun.

    Mitsubishi Outlander

  • Kia Sportage

    The Kia Sportage rental is a leading crossover SUV with a sporty and responsive engine, making for an all-around engaging driving experience.

    Kia Sportage

  • Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

    Seat five comfortably in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross rental from Budget. You’ll get a car with a luxurious interior, a user-friendly infotainment system, and excellent acceleration.

    Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

  • Jeep Cherokee

    The classic Jeep Cherokee rental is a great option for those wanting a durable vehicle to drive to the mountains or the beach.

    Jeep Cherokee

  • Jeep Renegade

    Enjoy the iconic look of the Jeep brand with a Jeep Renegade rental. This SUV handles well on any terrain and has comfortable seats.

    Jeep Renegade

  • Subaru Crosstrek

    The Subaru Crosstrek rental offers a spacious cabin, high ground clearance, a slew of standard safety features, and all-wheel drive.

    Subaru Crosstrek

  • Subaru Forester

    Ride in style with a Subaru Forester rental from Budget. This crossover always features all-wheel drive, plenty of cargo space, and reliably high fuel economy.

    Subaru Forester

  • Hyundai Tucson

    From packing the family’s suitcases or equipment for an outdoor adventure, the Hyundai Tucson is a midsize SUV that provides plenty of storage space.

    Hyundai Tucson

  • Hyundai Kona

    A unique vehicle in its class, the Hyundai Kona rental has an eye-catching design, an engine with plenty of get up and go, and advanced safety technology.

    Hyundai Kona

  • Jeep Patriot

    If you find yourself driving a Jeep Patriot rental, you’ll enjoy a vehicle built for outdoor adventures, in line with the Jeep’s long-standing tradition.

    Jeep Patriot


Vehicle make, model, trim, features, and color are not guaranteed and are subject to location and availability. Vehicles listed for this car group are subject to change at any time. Vehicle features are subject to change based on the vehicle model-year.


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I rent a midsize or intermediate SUV?

We make our reservation process as quick and simple as possible. When you’re ready to book your intermediate SUV rental, fill out the form at the top of this page and choose your desired pickup location. Then head to the rental counter when you arrive in town, and you’ll quickly be on your way!

Where can I rent an intermediate SUV from Budget?

Budget has locations all over the country, so you’ll likely be able to find an intermediate SUV rental near wherever your travels take you. Check our locations page to find a convenient Budget location near you.

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Midsize SUV Benefits

What are the benefits of a midsize SUV? There are endless reasons to choose these versatile, rugged vehicles. Roominess and drivability are at the top of the list, followed by storage space and excellent design. But ultimately these vehicles lead to great memory-making because you can enjoy a variety of adventures with everyone in the same car. In your Budget midsize SUV rental, you’ll also enjoy the benefits listed below:

  • Reliable on Most Terrain
  • Weather Durable
  • Perfect for Road Trips
  • Easy Use for Families