*THIS MAZDA3 IS NOT THE VEHICLE YOU WILL RENT! YOU WILL RECEIVE A COMPACT VEHICLE SIMILAR TO THIS. We are able to offer much lower rates for this class of vehicle by utilizing unreserved vehicles from our fleet. If you would like to reserve a specific vehicle, please check out our 50+ specific vehicle listings. Thank you!*
2005-2009 Compact vehicle
Your Bay Area Getaway Car Awaits
These little lovelies may be compact, they’re big on personality. Perfect for cruising up the coast or sliding into tight city parking spots, our selection of small cars will tee you up perfectly for your big adventure.
Available for rent just a short (and free!) shuttle ride from the terminals at our San Francisco International Airport (SFO) lot, these budget-friendly beauties let you bypass the rental counter lines, grab your bags and hit the road.
What to expect when you book
Our compact selection boasts an array of 2003-2008 makes and models, including:
Prior to your arrival, we'll let you know which car you'll have and clean it thoroughly inside and out. A Turo attendant will greet you at the lot and help with your luggage.
Shuttle runs from 4am - 12am daily. Please call ahead if you need a shuttle between the hours of midnight and 4am.
2005 Mazda 32005-2009 Compact154.5123
It got us from A to B with no issues and we enjoyed our trip. The Turo checkin/checkout process was super easy and the attendants were awesome.
The car needs a bit of TLC though (seatbelt notifications randomly ding when no one is in the passenger seat, the side mirrors are funky and it's a bumpy, bumpy ride sometimes).
Nice trip and helpfull staff. But for a long time rental as ours (3 weeks) the mileage limits for a country like the US is not big enough ( 1800m) and 75 cts per miles is creasy. With that I should prefer to rent elsewhere with unlimited miles next time
The instructions to get to the pick-up location are clear. The guy in the booth was friendly.
The car has a quite a few minor damages at the exterior. So I took a lot of photos and wrote down on the checklist (which was signed by both the Turo guy and I)
Overall the car was okay, interiors are clean.
When I check the fuel level, it was not full (3/4 full) and I took picture and uploaded it. I returned the car with more than 3/4 but not full tank. (I would appreciate that all rental cars have full fuel tank during pick up as it would be easier for the renter to pump the car to full level when returning)
Overall, I have a great experience with Turo in San Francisco as it's convenient and more affordable. I would definitely use it again.
I used to love Turo until they canceled my membership in the middle of a rental for unknown reasons. I still have no idea why my membership was canceled and I've asked multiple people but no one can or is willing to give me an answer. I spent a couple thousand and was s very loyal customer. Don't join, they don't value client loyalty aND give u the run around
August 10, 2015
Turo staff is excellent!
August 6, 2015
Went really well. The whole process was quick and easy with the off airport lot. Car was a ford fusion that was more than sufficient and in good condition. Appreciate all the attendants and their service at rental and return. Thank you
This is my second time with this car and both times were great. Gas was filled when I received the car. Car was super clean and had a great smell to it. Perfect car for a day trip. my only thing is that the people at the sfo westin hotel location should make it more clear that they have moved there location to the back of the westin hotel. When i first used them they were right in front. so this time was slightly more difficult for pick up and drop off
Lot guys are awesome! But that attendant Ed, he his amazing. He's like the Stephen Curry of the airport lot, just an all around MVP. This rental was as awesome as the Warriors winning the NBA championship AFTER 40 years, that amazing. Go #Dubnation & #Turo !!!!!
Great experience! Expecting the mazda 3 but then got an Aucra and Subaru XV instead! All nice cars. The staffs were very helpful and responsive. The pricing is good. Will definitely come again and recommend.
Another great experience with Turo. This was the first time I rented from Turo SFO lot and I have to say the pick up and drop off were very quick and convenient. I got a Nissan Altima, which was definitely a nice surprise. The car was pretty much brand new, clean and ran without problems. I can definitely recommend renting from Turo SFO to anyone flying in the SFO airport!
What a great experience! This was our first trip with Turo. Loved it! The car, Daniel's 2011 Mazda3, ran well and was great fun to drive. Pick-up and drop-off at SFO was a breeze. Pleasant service and quick smooth process. Thank you!
Great service and everyone was really helpful. Asked for the Mazda and got a Mini. Not really the most Manliest car to drive around but it was fun. Would deff recommend for the price! 100mi/day was more than enough to drive anywhere in San Fran twice over !
The car (Nissan Altima) wasn't very clean from the inside and one tire lost air so that we had to fill it up every second day.
Turo offered a new car for us but we stick to it since it would have cost us too much time to switch. But their service is really good. This time the car wasn't checked thoroughly in advance, so I'll give only 4 stars.
It was my first experience with Turo and it was great! I had to do a month-long rental and the price here easily beats conventional car rental. The initial vehicle I took out from Turo SFO developed minor engine issues one day out of the blue but Turo SFO was very quick and flexible in giving me a replacing vehicle. Contacting Turo over email was very quick and responsive. Would easily recommend Turo to friends over conventional car rental car.
The car was adequate for our trip, getting us to where we needed to go with no problems. It was clean and in good condition. Responses by email were prompt and helpful. Staff at pick up and drop off were friendly and helpful as well. One suggestion is to give better instructions on how to catch shuttle from SFO airport to pick up place. Thank you.
Quick and easy! They even upgraded me to a better car. The car was clean and everything worked, the attendant helped me with all of my questions, and he even told me the best routes to get around the area. This was my first time driving around San Fransisco so I'm so glad Turo is around. They make my traveling so much better..
The car was great. The whole process was very easy. Even after a fair amount of research I am still unsure how the insurance situation works with my insurance. This made me a bit nervous through my trip.
I was first given a Toyota Corolla. The engine was not starting on the 2nd day and had it towed back to Turo for free using their roadside assistance. Luckily I did not have much schedule on that day or else it could have really been a big issue for me. I got a replacement car and was upgraded to BMW 328 for free. The car was very nice but I did put in a bit more money for the fuel as I put in premium gasoline. Overall the experience was nice and would like to try again next time.
Great & easy rental option for those flying in to SF for a few days! I rented this car for 4 days - it was clean, well-maintained, and even had an aux cable / charger for my iPhone. This is my second time renting from the SFO lot (which is very convenient to get to via hotel shuttle from the airport), and is now my go-to when I visit and need a car!
the car is great, good on gas, has an aux cable and two convenient power outlets. had no problems with the car at all. I needed to extend my trip twice and Turo was fast to reply and extended it with no problem. would definitely recommend this vehicle
smooth process, shuttle worked fine and car was ready for me. I reported some cracks on the windshield and they were very kind with that. had to wait in the hotel lobby for 2 hours because the parking lot was closed between 2 am and 4 am. overall it was a good experience.
The last time I rented I met the owner of the car at the SF airport at a convenient location - that experience was better because of the convenience and the easy back and forth communication. Also, it was a full tank and so it was easy to fill it up when I dropped off the car.
This time the 'owner' was Turo. I waited about 20mins for the Westin shuttle, it took another 10-15mins for the shuttle to reach the hotel from where I picked up the car. That process went smoothly and I was out of there in no time. But - when I picked up the car the fuel tank was about 3/4 full and it's never easy to get that right when you return it - so I ended up leaving the car with more gas than when I took it. Also, since the location is not at the airport this meant that I now had to take the shuttle back to the airport to figure out a means of transportation or get a ride or cab it from Westin. These are small issues but it made my experience not so great.
Another fabulous trip with Turo. Quick pickup at SFO with no bother or hassle. Return was simple - a very quick walkaround to assess the lack of damage and off I went. Very nice car, upgraded to a hybrid. Very nice all around.
We arrived to find that the car we booked was unavailable but were immediately upgraded with out asking to a beautiful 2013 Volvo S40. It was a great car and very easy to pick up and drop off! We will definitely be using Turo again and may even sign our own cars up! Thanks!
Drove a 2014 Scion for 4 weeks and absolutely loved it! The pick up process from SFO was an easy shuttle ride away. I extended my original reservation two times and the process was very straight forward. I would highly recommend this as a simple and cost effective way to get around town!
Everything about renting the car was incredibly easy and the communication was excellent. The car I got ran well but the owner definitely needed to clean up more. The car smelled pretty funky and there was melted food or dried soda (I couldn't tell?) in almost all of the console parts... either way, you can't beat the price and the customer service.
Well I booked this Mazda but since they were sold out, Turo gave me Kenny's 2011 Mercedes Benz for $30 per day - a $5 increase on my original rental. The Benz was great, except the guy had a go-pro camera mounted on the front that recorded everything on the outside .... A little creepy. And also, the GPS gave directions in Chinese ... Both me and the Turo assistant could not for the life of us figure out how to switch back to English, haha. Over roll, a good experience with minor issues.
Had to swap out cars at the SFO relay lot, so left with a Toyota Corolla instead. Everything was good though and staff was helpful. Only think to remember is to fill up the tank before returning if you want to avoid a surcharge. Great trip!
I had a great experience with Turo. I picked the car up form the slot at the airport. Erwin, in particular, provided excellent service. I would definitely recommend renting a car using this service as the price is very competitive and they take good care of you.