Ah, the 1996 Honda Accord. Classic. This thing has run more miles than Adrian Peterson and completed more passes than Daunte Culpepper & Brett Favre combined.
'Rita is a 21 year old stallion. She's not perfect, but I do my best to keep her clean and reliable. She has a few cosmetic blemishes on the outside, but under the hood, everything is ticking smoothly.
You've got a USB port for charging and playing audio through the car radio and there is a iPhone and Android charging chord on deck. There are a few frisbees in the trunk, a spare tire and tools, and a first aid kit in the trunk.
If you want to bring along a mixtape-CD, there is a CD player as well ;)
Let me know if you need a ride to or from the airport, or anywhere else for that matter! FYI: For drop offs, it's most convenient for me if you'll allow me to drop myself off in downtown Minneapolis after I pick you up. Thanks in advance 🙂
I look forward to hearing from you, and I know 'Rita is excited to be gripping the road underneath the command of a new driver! Cheers!
Snow tires or chains
My preferred method for deliveries and drop offs: I can pick you up somewhere, but I typically just need to then drop myself off in downtown Minneapolis afterwards. Thanks!
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Car has a few quirks but runs ok AC could have worked better but still blew semi cold. I put about 600 miles on the car in the week I had it and had no mechanical issues with it. Kirk is awesome about picking you up and dropping you off at locations is very punctual and easy to get along with. I did not give the full five stars because of AC not being very cool and a few quirks the car had. At the same time one must realize this is a very old car and is one of the cheapest listed in the Twin Cities so one should not expect much besides reliability.
First experience with Turo - thoroughly disappointing.
Positives: Kirk is a nice guy, friendly, and was able to accommodate slight changes in schedule.
Negatives: Car has 206,000+ miles (against Turo policy). Concerning engine note. Shakes/rattles when idle or at low speeds. Dirty and a little smelly. Passenger window doesn't work from driver side. A/C system is so old/weak that it can only blow cold air when outside air is already cold - cannot handle 75 degrees and sunny (like this past weekend) - so it's functionally useless. Exterior damage far exceeds what is shown in listing photos - those were probably taken quite some time ago. Every bumper has a major structural crack, paint is barely there on rear bumper, car body is rusting, wheel paint is battered and peeling. KBB value on this car is under $360.00 - think about how much you're paying to rent vs. the value of this vehicle. Yikes. We were embarrassed to drive this vehicle to the wedding we went to over the weekend and did not take it on the longer drive to WI we had originally rented it for due to safety concerns and lack of A/C.
Tl;dr - Kirk seems like a nice person. I'd rent a different car from him. This car, however...no. It's a piece of junk and does not belong on Turo.
I flew into MSP and took Rita to Duluth for a couple days. Kirk picked me up and dropped me off at the airport. Super friendly and communicated well throughout the trip. I covered 500 miles of Minnesota in two days and Rita handled it like a champ!
Kirk was very accommodating, our plane flight was delayed 3-4 hours but he adjusted accordingly. Considering how cheap the rate was, it's a good car. 10-15 degrees all weekend and we stayed warm too! I'd recommend.
Second trip with Rita went well. Kirk is super flexible and even had his neighbor coordinate with me for pickup and drop off since he was out of town. My flight had a major delay and I re-booked an earlier flight. Elana (Kirk's neighbor) was able to meet at an earlier time than scheduled.
Smooth transaction!! Excellent service & communication!
My first experience with Turo, definitely will recommend to others.
Kirks Honda worked perfectly for our 2 week fishing trip to lake cottage. Saved $$$$$$$$$ and easier than rental car counter .
Best gas mileage ever! I drove this car all week in 97-100 degree heat and had absolutely no problems. When I went to fill the tank, (half-full) it was 14 bucks! There are many features to this car- the sound system is bumpin! There are also many quirks you learn to love as you drive! Kirk is super friendly and is ready and willing to accommodate whenever necessary. Definitely would rent again for the price!
Great basic transportation. Kirk is easy to deal with and very accommodating. For the price it's 5 stars but the car isn't perfect but certainly will get you where your going. Hope he lets me rent again.
This car was exactly what I needed while visiting. It gave me the freedom and mobility while visiting friends. Kirk could not have been more helpful and communicative and I will definitely check if Rita will be available at a future date. Thanks Kirk!
Kirk was super nice and went above and beyond to make everything about this trip go smoothly. He picked us up at MSP and then allowed us to drop it off super early morning near the airport by leaving the key in a lockbox. The car does show its age, but is a great deal. Thanks again, Kirk!
As advertised, this is an older car but Hondas age well and it was comfortable and reliable. Kirk is very personable. He picked us up promptly at the airport and drove to his apartment where he turned over the keys and explained how he wanted the car left at the airport. All this was as we had prearranged. I would definitely rent this car again if needed when I visit my parents.
Kirk was wonderful and accommodating, friendly and have great recommendations for my first time in the Twin Cities! He was helpful and reliable. Rita the car was terrific, super easy to drive and no problems at all. Highly recommended, thank you!!
Rita is a great car and a trouble-free ride. Kirk and his girlfriend were the most accommodating hosts. Cannot express enough gratitude for coming to help me when I locked my key in the trunk! Just yet another reason to go with Turo.
Kirk was so great about meeting up with us both for pickup and dropoff, and Rita was reliable and like an old friend during our snowy visit to Minnesota. We are so grateful for the use of his car for the couple of days!
Everything was smooth. Kirk was awesome, so nice and prompt. Rita gets the job done + bonus points for being clean. I rented Rita for local travel from airport to hotel to office building, nothing too crazy.
Our trip was successful. First, we decide to go our local apple orchard; then schedule to go see my daughter in Duluth. my son visit from Cokota. It was such a relief to use Kirk car Rita. Awesome ride excellent service. Thanks for the awesome transaction.
I was completely pleased with the whole experience. It was effortless. Kirk was accommodating and Rita suited my needs perfectly. In addition, I needed to call Turo support to correct a mistake I made and the help couldn't have been better. I'll be back.
Great trip. Rita handled really well and Kirk was very friendly and accommodating. My friend and I were planning on taking a cab back to her place after we dropped Rita off but Kirk offered us a ride! Highly recommend.
Kirk's car was great, and he's helpful, punctual, and flexible with plans. "Rita" is surprisingly spacious inside for fitting lots of friends or furniture (as was my case), plus she's hooked up with a great radio/aux system for music. Would definitely recommend!