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Top hosts in San Diego, CA

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Carlos A. B. All-Star Host
2,326 trips Joined Jun 2015
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Good car to drive around San Diego
Dora - March 4, 2019
Perfect for a small stay in San Diego.
Erika - January 14, 2020
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Curtis C. All-Star Host
4,680 trips Joined Oct 2016
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Very convenient car rental near San Diego Airport. Curtis is a great host and easy to communicate with. Thanks and highly recommended!
Christian - March 23, 2020
The car was very clean and was perfect for our trip to San Diego.
Mitchell - February 5, 2020

Average ratings in San Diego (4.8 stars)

Toyota Corolla 2020
Very convenient car rental near San Diego Airport. Curtis is a great host and easy to communicate with. Thanks and highly recommended!
Christian J. - March 23, 2020
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016
José was a great host, he help me with all I need in time and with a great attitude. If I need again to rent a car in San Diego I will rent this one again.
Gerardo B. - April 6, 2019
Porsche 718 Cayman 2018
If you want to enjoy a beautiful luxury car this is the place to go! Loved the Porsche I rented and we really enjoyed cruising around San Diego. Will rent again for sure.
Scott H. - October 18, 2018
BMW Z4 2020
The car was perfect for a day of cruising San Diego. Easy pickup and return. Would definitely rent again if I’m back in San Diego
Talha C. - March 8, 2020
Honda Fit 2009
Perfect car to get around San Diego
Devahnei M. - October 11, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2013
Great car for cruising sunny San Diego.
Gabe C. - November 18, 2019
Hyundai Accent 2015
Good car to drive around San Diego
Dora B. - March 4, 2019
Audi S4 2007
Great sports car to explore San Diego!
Stefanie K. - April 8, 2019
Tesla Model S 2017
Lisa and the car were both perfect! The car was one of the highlights of our trip; it was fast, fun, and clean. Lisa communicated clearly and was flexible. We highly recommend this to anyone looking to rent a car in San Diego.
Gus G. - August 4, 2019
Polaris Slingshot 2015
Perfect vehicle to cruise around San Diego!! Awesome experience.
David S. - February 8, 2020
Audi A6 2012
Troy made our stay in San Diego very pleasant
Taylor H. - February 21, 2020
Alfa Romeo Giulia 2018
Best rental service in San Diego by far
Mauricio H. - November 23, 2018
Kia Soul 2014
Perfect for a small stay in San Diego.
Erika G. - January 14, 2020
Hyundai Sonata 2017
Great trip and convenient check in process. Highly recommend for anyone in San Diego.
Jonathan B. - March 11, 2020
BMW 5 Series 2016
Amazing communication and great service. Best Turo service at San Diego
Mauricio M. - March 9, 2020
Toyota Yaris 2009
This car was amazing!! It was perfect for my short trip to San Diego! Whenever I’m renting again in San Diego, I’ll rent from MINA!
Natalie G. - March 14, 2019
Infiniti Q70 2017
The Infinity Q70 is a wonderful car. Highly recommend renting from Alfred. Car was clean and ready to go. We had zero issues with it. The car accelerates, handles, and brakes as one would expect from a high end luxury vehicle. Alfred’s communication is great and he was very flexible with our schedule. The car helped make our trip to San Diego fun and memorable.
Timothy A. - March 14, 2020
Nissan Sentra 2012
I had work in San Diego and the car was convenient for pickup and return especially since it was right next to the airport. I would most definitely use again if I have work in San Diego 😁
Nicholas T. - March 9, 2020
Buick Regal 2017
Awesome cars. Awesome service. My go-to in San Diego!!
Marcus P. - May 19, 2019
Audi A5 2010
Sonny was awesome!!! And the convertible was perfect for the San Diego weather!
Unified N. - March 5, 2020
Ford Mustang 2016
Great car to drive around in San Diego!
Maria B. - June 3, 2019
Kia Optima 2013
Trip went smoothly, solid ride to get around San Diego!
Sebastian L. - October 8, 2018
Chevrolet Camaro 2014
Amazing car to cruise around San Diego. Highly recommend.
Hunter P. - July 18, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2019
Will definitely use next time in San Diego!
Daniel E. - December 19, 2019
Kia Forte 2016
Loved getting drive this car around San Diego!
Olivia B. - February 12, 2019
Ford Mustang 2017
Had a Great time! Definitely my San Diego go to for rentals.
Evin S. - February 7, 2020
Toyota Corolla 2020
The car was very clean and was perfect for our trip to San Diego.
Mitchell W. - February 5, 2020
MINI Cooper 2008
Great car, perfect convertible for sunny San Diego. Would hands down rent it again!
Nicky B. - January 19, 2020
Nissan Versa 2019
Very friendly and easy to deal with. Very affordable price. If I go back to San Diego I would definitely like to rent a car from Aze again.
Alex D. - September 30, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2014
My go-to whenever I am in San Diego!
Xuelin W. - August 25, 2019
Nissan Altima Hybrid 2008
Highly recommended to anyone who is looking for a car in San Diego!
Yurii Y. - January 28, 2020
Porsche 911 2005
This car is great. This no better way to see San Diego
Doug R. - February 10, 2020
BMW 3 Series 2013
Enjoyed our time in San Diego! Car was very fuel efficient which was a plus.
Porscha H. - February 22, 2020
Jaguar F-TYPE 2016
Amazing car, great experience especially in San diego. Shai made everything extremely easy and enjoyable
Rikesh T. - January 17, 2020
Scion xB 2012
Very responsive and friendly host. Vehicle is ideal and spacious for San Diego!
Alexi S. - December 31, 2019
Ford Mustang 2013
Thank you so much! Very clean well kept car. Enjoyed riding around San Diego 😁
David J. - January 1, 2020
Michael Anthony
smart fortwo 2013
It's always a pleasure cruising thru San Diego with your vehicles. Thanks !
Michael Anthony G. - February 2, 2020
Alfa Romeo Giulia 2017
Great rental and made our trip to San Diego even more enjoyable. I would recommend.
John N. - December 21, 2018
Hyundai Elantra 2020
Very smooth transition and great car. WAY better then renting at the San Diego Airport.
Benjamin M. - October 23, 2019
Mitsubishi Mirage G4 2017
Easy pick up , drop off in downtown San Diego. Free parking included!
Nautam G. - December 31, 2019
smart fortwo 2013
Loved renting the smart car to get around San Diego. Fun and fuel efficient
Angel G. - December 21, 2019
Maserati Ghibli 2017
Without a doubt this is the fanciest car and best VIP service I’ve ever experienced in San Diego!
Matt C. - January 9, 2020
BMW 3 Series 2008
Can’t believe all the features of this car for a 2008!! Tetiana was so accommodating. I hope it’s available for our next trip to San Diego.
Lauren L. - March 18, 2020
Polaris Slingshot 2017
I spent a week in San Diego and renting the Slingshot from Jesus was the best part of my time here.
John O. - March 18, 2020
Ford Mustang 2013
It was an amazing car to rent for few days in San Diego! I will definitely rent from Jason again in the future.
Aidan J. - March 6, 2020
Maserati Ghibli 2015
Great car for a weekend trip to San Diego. Bryan provides excellent service. 5 Stars!!
Ethan P. - September 15, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Super quick responses and tentative service. 100% will rent again next time in San Diego!
Kevin T. - September 30, 2019
Ford Mustang 2017
Great Ride. Beautiful Car. Can't wait to come back to San Diego!!!
Irene D. - October 11, 2019
Tesla Model S 2015
Loved the car! Both pickup and return went smoothly (San Diego Airport). Clear instructions were provided.
Marcel W. - October 17, 2019
Maserati Ghibli 2015
Bryan is a great host and his Maserati is the perfect car for San Diego!
Michael S. - October 14, 2019
Honda Accord 2018
Super smooth, will loom to rent again if we find ourselves in San Diego
Eli P. - December 1, 2019
Nissan Versa 2007
Clean car, great price. Easy pickup and return. Good budget option if visiting San Diego
Devean T. - April 8, 2019
MINI Cooper 2008
The Mini was SOOOO MUCH FUN!!! I had a blast driving around San Diego with the top down and jamming out. It was in great condition and was really great on gas. Sunny was also really great with communication and the pickup/drop off process was incredibly easy. I will try to rent this same car every time I go to San Diego now.
Jacob G. - February 25, 2020
Jaguar F-TYPE 2017
Sonny’s car was amazing to drive in San Diego. Keeps it clean and well maintained. Will definitely choose him again!
Christopher C. - February 7, 2020
Porsche 911 2005
Awesome car to cruise around the San Diego area. Really enjoyed our time in the 911 convertible.
Tommy W. - February 17, 2020
Michael Anthony
smart fortwo 2013
Amazing host , thanks again ! Loving the smart car to get around San Diego & enjoy the wonderful scenery.
Michael Anthony G. - January 9, 2020
Volkswagen Jetta 2017
Excellent communication! Convenient pickup location just in front of San Diego Airport. The car is in just like new!
Fede H. - January 10, 2020
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Rodolfo was outstanding with Communicating and providing details on pick up. The car itself is a great value! Will definitely contact him again if I visit San Diego.
Muhammad H. - March 1, 2020
Ford Mustang 2013
Jason was so helpful and responsive, and this was the perfect car for a sunny weekend in San Diego. Would absolutely recommend!!
Allison O. - February 25, 2020
Hyundai Elantra 2015
Great little car to drive around San Diego and good on gas too! Sultan was flexible, helpful and was quick to respond to my messages. Thanks again Sultan! 👍🏻
Rosalia V. - March 6, 2020
BMW 5 Series 2013
Great car with a great owner! Will definitely book again if I’m back in San Diego!
Jasmin O. - August 18, 2019
Toyota Prius 2012
Christopher’s Prius was perfect for our trip from San Diego to Los Angels.
Sean C. - July 24, 2019
BMW 2 Series 2016
Car was immaculate! Nice ride around San Diego! Brandon was awesome to work with! 101% recommended!
Gabriel A. - August 26, 2019
Saab 9-3 2006
Car was great for the sunny San Diego weather!!!! Scott’s really nice to work with!!!!
Stephen X. - October 21, 2018
Porsche 718 Boxster 2017
Fun ride. Nice and accommodating owners. Would rent again when in San Diego. Everything went smoothly.
Mary B. - January 24, 2019
Chevrolet Spark 2017
Mina’s Chevrolet is what we needed for our weekend trip in San Diego.
Hagop H. - February 4, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2006
Great car to drive around in San Diego. Really enjoyed the sights in a amazing car!
Efe O. - October 11, 2018
Nissan Versa 2009
Very good car .. both clean and usability wise ... enjoyed the drive near san diego .. thanks Amir
Praneeth R. - December 27, 2018
BMW M4 2015
Absolutely incredible car to drive around beautiful San Diego! Brain’s M4 is an incredible car.
Jameel E. - June 23, 2019
MINI Cooper Roadster 2012
Very fun car! Had an amazing time driving it around San Diego!
Elivelton D. - September 11, 2019
BMW M4 2018
Great car for a fun weekend around San Diego. Drives great and sounds even better!
Cameron F. - July 29, 2019
Samuel Reid Haruo
FIAT 500 2012
Super easy pick up! Made our trip to San Diego perfect, thank you!
Samuel Reid Haruo W. - August 21, 2019
Jeffrey Wah
Toyota Prius 2013
Beth made the car share so simple. Would borrow from her again when in San Diego.
Jeffrey Wah T. - September 7, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Matt’s Prius was great! It was perfect for our San Diego getaway!
Rachel H. - October 7, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2008
The car was perfect for San Diego, and Roy was a fantastic host!
Christopher L. - May 5, 2019
Jaguar F-TYPE 2018
What a car to let the sun in and explore San Diego. Perfect!
Jason S. - April 15, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Cute car, fun to drive around San Diego. Good communication from host.
Jessica R. - April 23, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2010
Great convertible for San Diego! Smooth transaction! Would rent again from Jay.
Tony C. - April 17, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2012
Super convenient pick up and drop off at the San Diego airport. Great communication and easy to work with. The car was in clean working condition and was great on gas! Perfect for my family of 3 to explore San Diego. Thank you!! :-)
Sarah W. - March 3, 2020
FIAT 124 Spider 2017
The car was great for my last few days in San Diego, and Ratchai made picking up and dropping off super easy. If you’re looking for a fun little roadster while you’re in San Diego - this is a good one!
Stephen M. - January 19, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2018
I had amazing trip time with Juan car in San Diego. The renting experience was so smooth
Malak G. - May 31, 2019
Porsche Cayman 2016
Our daughters wedding in San Diego, a day of UTC shopping, Torrey Pines beach hiking, Del Mar walking tour.
Kent E. - February 3, 2020
Tesla Model S 2015
Excellent rental all around! I will definitely be renting a from Patrick again next time I am in San Diego.
Stephen L. - October 17, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2016
Carlos is super responsive! Great vehicle to rent and you will enjoy your experience in San Diego guaranteed!
Yuriy K. - November 19, 2019
Emily MN
Mitsubishi Mirage 2017
Loved this! I always use Turo in San Diego because I get great experiences like working with Rodolfo
Emily MN K. - December 27, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2014
Couldn’t have asked for an easier rental car than with Rodolfo! Will definitely rent again when in San Diego.
Alex G. - June 18, 2019
Volkswagen CC 2017
I can highly recommend Enrique and his VW for “hiring” while in San Diego.
Oliver M. - August 2, 2019
MINI Cooper Roadster 2012
What a fun way to zip around San Diego! Elizabeth was stellar!
Syndy M. - October 15, 2018
MINI Clubman 2017
Super easy to pickup from San Diego airport and this Mini was so much fun!
Scott R. - October 28, 2018
Saab 9-3 2007
Easy driving. And so laid back. We couldn’t have enjoyed San Diego without Mustafa
Sarah G. - February 24, 2019

Local San Diego favorites

A taste of the islands on the mainland, San Diego is equal parts mellow getaway and bustling metropolis. Book a car and cruise the coast for some epic SoCal vistas and adventures.

  • The San Diego Zoo Safari Park

  • For those of us who can’t swing a trip to the Serengeti, the Safari Park is an exceptional local alternative. A short drive up to Escondido for the day will transport you a million miles away.

  • North Park

  • An artsy neighborhood just north of the zoo, North Park is overflowing with boutiques, cafes, bars, galleries, and the North Park Farmers Market.

  • Ocean Beach

  • No trip to SD is complete without a beach trip. Drive your Turo car down to OB, rent a board, ride some waves, and finish off the day with "the world’s best burgers" at Hodad’s.