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Kent L./>
Kent L. All-Star Host
2,072 trips Joined Aug 2013
Typically responds within 1 minute

Recent reviews

Smooth rental and amazing car , planning the next trip
Chris - February 19, 2019
Great car to cruise Napa valley. Made the trip very special. Super fast, easy ride!
Stephen - April 4, 2019
ZOEB F. All-Star Host
3,759 trips Joined Sep 2014
Typically responds in 14 minutes

Recent reviews

Had a fantastic time in this Miata. Car was in great condition, quick and smooth ride, but be wary of bumps - it’s a roadster. Went cruising with the top down through Napa and down to Monterey. Highly advise cruising to Big Sur if you rent this car. Plus it’s great for getting around the city. This car was practically made for the Bay Area. The top is really easy to put up and down for all of the changing microclimates. Didn’t want to give it up! ZOEB was great, gave quick and detailed instructions, made things easy for the pick up and drop off. Definitely gonna use his cars (hopefully this one) on future visits.
Andrew - July 12, 2018

Average ratings in Oakland (4.8 stars)

Ford Fiesta 2015
Solomon was amazing to rent a car from. Great experience.
Alix W. - May 11, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2008
Whenever I am in Oakland I rent a car from Rohit. Great price, great little cars. Highly recommended!
Maria P. - January 17, 2018
Nissan Altima 2012
The car rental was easy and flexible. I would definitely recommend it to others.
Tanvi V. - November 23, 2018
Toyota Prius c 2016
The car and process were just what I wanted and expected. Dan was very responsive and helpful. The car suited my needs very well. I preferred this over a traditional car rental experience.
Annette W. - April 25, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2016
Yang was wonderful to work with. I’d definitely rent a car with him again.
Pascal E. - August 19, 2018
Nissan Altima 2018
Greg’s car was in perfect condition. His communication was very flexible and would recommend his service for anyone who is interested in a car rental.
Justin B. - October 8, 2018
Honda Civic 2009
Great experience! I rented Chasma's car for a weekend trip and really enjoyed it. Great gas mileage, clean and smooth ride. Would recommend if you're near the San Fran area and in need of a car rental.
Kelsey S. - August 27, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2018
Kenneth is very flexible and reliable. The cars available are at a fair price and in a very good standing. I would rent a car from Kenneth anytime.
Michelle W. - April 29, 2018
Volkswagen Jetta 2008
This is a great find for an affordable luxury car. I enjoyed the roof and the engine purrs like a kitten. Thank you again and I will definitely use your vehicle if I am in Oakland and in need of one.
Kat S. - February 2, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class 2008
Dan provided a wonderful Turo experience. The car was clean, prepped, and fun to drive. I had some issues while on the road but he was super responsive and it all worked out. Will rent from him again on my next road trip.
Gio G. - May 30, 2019
smart fortwo 2009
We have rented with Amir before and he is always super nice and flexible and we really appreciate it! The car is very convenient for parking and getting around either in the city or in highway traffic. We just used it for a day trip this time but will definitely rent again.
Michelle G. - June 5, 2019
Toyota Prius 2018
Wonderful rental, the car is sweet, smells good, easy to drive, back up camera was helpful too. They delivered it to my home. Thanks Liz
Elizabeth M. - May 29, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2019
Best Turo rental I ever had. Nhat went above and beyond to assist with our rental. Love his tesla so much. Would rent him again.
Ravi A. - May 27, 2019
Scion FR-S 2016
Yony was very personable, his car was immaculate which made my experience great. This is the only way I'm renting cars from now on.
Rio B. - May 29, 2019
Volkswagen Rabbit 2007
This was my first time using Turo so I appreciate that Luis was so accommodating about answering questions and flexible about me changing the length of my trip. His car was fun to drive and had great mileage. I would rent from him again!
Amy Y. - June 13, 2019
Toyota Prius 2013
Perfect! Is a really good car and Carroll is super kind... Pick up and return the car was so easy! For sure if I need to rent again a car I'll think in Carroll's car.
Natalia R. - April 25, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Jeremiah was a great host and reliable! Our flight was delayed and he was still willing to pick us up at the airport at a late arrival time! Thanks for the rental Jeremiah! I’ll book again if ever back in town!
Jerome P. - May 17, 2019
BMW 5 Series 2011
Janet was super cool, she made my first NorCal experience pretty easy. She communicated, she’s very flexible, she made things very very simple. The car was very clean. I felt very safe. All around experience, I give her a triple thumbs up
Grace A. - May 17, 2019
Toyota C-HR 2019
Tony’s CH-R was Perfect. Very easy pickup and return. My wife and I will surely rent it again on our next trip. Thanks so much
Stephan S. - May 19, 2019
Nissan Versa 2017
She made it very easy to rent her car, very kind, and personable
Telisha B. - June 7, 2019
Toyota Prius 2013
I enjoyed this fuel efficient vehicle for our 4-person camping trip. Carroll was very each to reach and pickup/return was highly efficient.
Travis C. - May 28, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Best trip I’ve had using Turo! Tony and his family were very quick in responding and accommodating to my change in plans!
Gary H. - May 29, 2019
Ford Mustang 2010
The perfect car for a day trip around the bay!
Thomas P. - May 21, 2019
smart fortwo 2009
Fun car to drive! Good communication and flexible, would definitely rent from Amir again. Thank you.
Maninder K. - May 20, 2019
Mazda 3 2013
Excellent experience using Turo! Anthony and his CX-3 were the perfect solution for our NoCal trip! Cute car and fun to drive, my sister and I had a great time! Anthony communicated quickly and made everything so simple even for us “50” plus girls! Rain did not stop the fun and car drove great! Thank you Anthony for everything!
Lupe G. - May 20, 2019
Ford Mustang 2015
Michael and his Turo partner communicated quickly and made it easy for us to pick up/drop off at the airport. The car worked well and was a lot of fun for our trip.
Ryan G. - May 27, 2019
smart fortwo 2013
the best host and the best car. I totally recommend it.
Soumadi A. - May 28, 2019
Ford Mustang 2010
This car was fun to drive in, top down, on a beautiful day. Easy to pickup and drop off, and Luis was fast to respond by text to answer questions. I’d rent this car again.
Ida F. - June 3, 2019
Subaru WRX 2018
The car came as advertised. It was clean inside and out and had no issues. David was great to rent from and I would defiantly rent from him again.
Alex B. - June 3, 2019
Honda Fit 2016
Our trip was great! The car was clean, fun to drive, and gets good mileage. Derrick’s great at communicating and and made the whole experience a breeze. Would definitely book again!
Hannah L. - May 29, 2019
Jaguar F-TYPE 2014
Awesome car - awesome owner. Will definitely be back to Napa and plan on renting this jag again
Arthur B. - June 5, 2019
Toyota Prius c 2016
Pick up and drop off were so seamless and the car was fantastic for our trip to Tahoe. Thanks Dan!
Kristin D. - May 27, 2019
BMW M6 2014
Ramsey was great! Car was great! The BEST experience!!
Brian H. - June 1, 2019
Honda Fit 2007
Solomon was amazing. Super helpful, nice and flexible. His car was well maintained and worked perfectly for our trip. I highly recommend going with him!
Stephen T. - June 12, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2008
This was by far the easiest way to rent a car without the hassle of the lines, the run around etc. Rohit is very easy going and for this being my first rental through Turo, I will definitely use the service again. I flew into the Oakland airport, he was there on time and handed me the keys. He even offered to help me find cars that were available monthly. I had questions while renting the car and he was available by text and email which I really thought was great. It's always nice to be able to reach the person you are renting the car from instead of a business office that may be closed until the next day. I took a chance on Turo and I'm glad I did because now I will use them for future car rentals. Rohit is professional and very nice; I would recommend to go through him for anyone wanting to try Turo.
Crystol G. - May 25, 2018
Lexus ES 350 2009
Thuy was so great to rent a car from, pick up and drop off was quick and super easy! Super sweet and great communication! I highly recommended booking with her!
Mackenzie Y. - October 9, 2018
BMW 5 Series 2011
Ahmad was and is very professional, communication was great for me, being that this was my first time using Turo I’ve couldn’t have got a better experience and such a great impression, truly convenient and better than a car rental price for sure! I’d recommend Ahmad for sure to all! Much appreciations and gratitude for this experience as well!
SERIEZ L. - September 24, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2013
This was my first time using TURO. Edward made pick up and return easy as we arrived into Oakland Airport for our Girl’s Trip to Napa. His brother dropped off the car for us outside Southwest baggage claim then the return was easy parking in the lot outside Southwest. The car was very clean! Edward felt bad that he couldn’t fix the superficial damage done by a bike that hit the front of his car while it was parked overnight the day before our rental begun. He tried to get a body shop to fix it in time, but the car ran perfectly. I just wished he would have informed me of this fact the day before our trip. I wasn’t informed of his superficial car damage until about midnight not receiving his message until the morning of our trip after I confirmed our rental about 24 hours before pick up. On the last day of our trip the Max A/C made a loud sound. When I informed Edward he appreciated it and told me it was probably debris. Edward thanked me for leaving his car very clean. Overall Edward receives 5-stars for making pick up and return so easy, plus $55 per day was affordable compared to other rates at a regular car rental place for an economy car. It was nice traveling in style with a BMW in the wine country that was affordable and clean along with pick up and return being so convenient right outside Southwest baggage claim. The only thing I wish his car had was a backup camera. Edward was a very nice person to communicate with especially for this being my first time renting through TURO.
Linda R. - August 18, 2018
BMW Z4 2011
Great communication with Janet and Dan. They take great care of their cars. The car was very clean and fun to drive. Flexible pick-up and drop-off locations. Would rent a car from them again when I'm in the area.
AnnaBarbara H. - January 10, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2013
Ashwin and his wife Teja are very nice people. Flexible and easy to work with. The BMW 3 series was luxurious and lots of fun to drive! Highly recommend renting from them if you’re in the Bay Area and need to rent a car
David A. - February 12, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2008
I met Michael at the SanJose Airport, Should Have come in at the Oakland Airport. My flight was changed; For Michael Nothing was to much for Michael to Handle!! canceled a dentist appointment to me at the San Jose Airport....I will rent Cars from Michael time and time again on many future trips!! By the time I left today, yes he did make sure I got to the Airport on time! I thought of him like a son! Dear Young Man... You can just stop looking for Car Rentals!!! Just rent Michael’s Cars!.....
Chuck M. - March 14, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2018
First time Turo renter and Byron made it pleasant from start to end. We drove his Tesla 3 from Oakland to Tahoe. His car was very clean, fun to drive and we felt extremely safe even in the snowy conditions. Byron was very flexible with pick up/drop off location and timing. Thanks for such a wonderful experience Byron!
Dorothy R. - March 26, 2019
Audi A4 2007
I had a great time with this car! Took it for a quick overnight getaway, and it was so lovely to put the top down and drive along the coast. Luis was really responsive and patient with a couple of questions that came up along the way. This rental was a great deal - definitely recommend!
Jennifer E. - March 27, 2019
Volkswagen Rabbit 2007
Super easy to drive car, clean, very practical!
Estefania C. - May 15, 2019
Jaguar F-TYPE 2014
Michael and Josiah are a great team and the vehicle was amazing. They were very flexible with arranging pick-up and drop off and the care was in pristine condition and a treat to drive. Definitely one of the best rentals on Turo and will rent again.
Albert G. - April 29, 2019
Ford Fiesta 2015
I was super impressed at the performance and features of the car. Solomon was very nice, great at communicating and flexible as needed! Would totally use his car again!
Derick C. - May 14, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2015
First time to Turn and Omar made the transaction easy and car was wonderful to drive!
Mathew W. - May 19, 2019
BMW i3 2015
Great car, friendly owner, wonderful experience!
Imri L. - May 20, 2019
BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 2016
Michael was great and the BMW was perfect for the trip.
Greg P. - May 19, 2019
Toyota Camry 2019
Car was very nice. Vahram was easy to communicate with and very friendly. Thanks for making our get around Napa, so nice!
Halle T. - May 18, 2019
Lexus ES 350 2009
Thuy was awesome!! she was super flexible with all of our plans. will be renting from her again!!
Jake V. - May 16, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Renting from James was a very pleasant experience. Everything went as planned and enjoyed the use of his Tesla. Would definitely use again.
Drew V. - May 30, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Melanie’s Fiat was easy to locate and fun to drive! The Snoopy decals made it memorable- we loved this car!
Mandy L. - June 8, 2019
Volkswagen Rabbit 2007
Had this rabbit for a few days to do some local traveling. Super easy pickup and drop off. Definitely will rent again. Thanks Luis!
Ligaya A. - June 2, 2019
Volkswagen Jetta 2014
Great car, Danielle was a pleasure
Melissa L. - May 18, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2011
Siraj was an excellent host, and his car was good. He was very punctual, very polite, very thorough, and flexible. He dropped off the car at our Airbnb, and picked it up from there too. He also gave us a day extension with no hassle. The car was great! had no issues. It was exactly what I would expect from it. Very clean, and ran well.
Brian L. - May 20, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2015
Mohammad was great, I would rent from him again in a heart beat
Timothy A. - May 24, 2019
Toyota Prius 2013
My first time using Turo and it was great. Carroll made it super easy for me. great communication, great car!! would highly recommend.
Diana M. - May 15, 2019
Audi A5 2018
Sherie was friendly and helpful. The car itself was excellent. Highly recommend
Stephen C. - May 25, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Check-in and check out where a breeze. Michael is super responsive and provides an excellent orientation for newbies. Fun car to drive. Overall awesome experience!!
Christina T. - May 20, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2014
100% awesome experience renting from Janet and Dan. Super friendly, transparent and easy to communicate with. Can't recommend enough and I will be renting again from them in the future.
Colin S. - May 15, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
GREAT CAR! AMAZING ON GAS & Dave is real cool! :) thanks again! See you soon
Shanice R. - May 20, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2010
Great service. Really provides alternatives to renting vehicles
Carmen S. - May 23, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2013
Thanks for another fun trip! I really appreciate the flexibility in the timing of the pickup and drop off.
Michael E. - May 29, 2019
Ka Leong
BMW M2 2016
Excellent experiences with Kevin'M2, will definitely rent it next time I come to Bay Area
Ka Leong C. - June 7, 2019
Toyota Prius 2016
Great high mpg car for bay area travels, clean, and easy communication with Tony and family. No charge pickup/deliver to OAK is a plus.
Dan C. - June 3, 2019
smart fortwo 2013
This car is super easy to pick up and drop off. Solomon was flexible and perfectly responsive! The car runs like a regular car, I was a little nervous about the size, but it feels just like a regular car and it feels a lot bigger on the inside. It literally feels just like a full size car BUT the parking availability is amazing! This lil car can literally fit anywhere. It is super convenient for the Bay Area. Definitely worth it!
Rosa G. - June 7, 2019
Honda Fit 2007
Great experience and real fun car to drive. A lot roomier than it looks, perfect for zipping around in the city. Solomon was a great host very fast to respond and a very clear communicator. If i ever need a car again i woukd go back.
Marcus M. - June 8, 2019
Ford Fiesta 2015
Solomon was extremely helpful and an excellent host! I would definitely book his car again.
Senem T. - June 8, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2017
Instructions were clear and vehicle was great! Lots of fun and made our trip better.
Braedin T. - June 8, 2019
Ford Focus 2014
Was really nice to meet Phil, great car
Kaitlyn H. - June 10, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2014
Loved the car! Everything exceeded expectations - but could have used more miles per day if possible without a surcharge. The host was very punctual and made the whole process super simple. Would definitely use again.
Louis H. - June 3, 2019
Honda Fit 2016
Pick up was easy and the whole process is simple. Derrick has good communication and it’s minimal. Car had no issues, very gas efficient and I would do it again.
Michelle S. - May 21, 2019
smart fortwo 2013
Rady was very nice, flexible, and considerate. I highly recommend her and the ‘Smart’ little car she offers. Thanks again, Rady!
Eric V. - May 20, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2017
Nice car. Nice communication. Fair rate. Would recommend it to my friends
Wenzhe L. - May 27, 2019
Volvo C70 2013
Randy was great! Beautiful car and great communication and flexibility!
Kerissa B. - May 27, 2019
Tesla Model S 2016
Awesome experience, great time, beautiful car.
Mauricio A. - May 28, 2019
Honda Accord 2012
Great car ! Great communication! Thank you
Olga T. - May 28, 2019
Keishae Aaronique
Ford Fiesta 2015
Solomon came in handy when I needed to get to a presentation. He made the process easy and his car got me where I needed to go
Keishae Aaronique V. - May 26, 2019
Toyota Prius 2018
Jeremiah’s car was clean and he was flexible when my flight got delayed due to mechanics issue. He was very easy to communicate with and quick reply. Highly recommended!!
Yasufumi Y. - May 26, 2019
smart fortwo 2009
Awesome ride saved so much money on gas smooth and comfortable ride would definitely rent again!
Xavier J. - May 29, 2019
BMW Z4 2011
Easy least. Thank you so much for sharing your ride with us! It was the perfect car to take to Napa.
Natalia D. - May 19, 2019
Volkswagen GTI 2008
Populus communicated well and the car was fun to drive and reliable.
I I. - May 22, 2019
smart fortwo 2009
Got to see how cool a smart car with a drop top is. V cool
Brigido B. - June 2, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2014
Excellent car, excellent providers, couldn’t have been an easier or better experience
Daniel S. - June 3, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2014
A great experience! The car is amazing and an absolute pleasure to drive. The host was excellent
Anirudh N. - May 27, 2019
smart fortwo 2013
Solomon was very responsive and accommodating. Car was clean
Cara B. - June 3, 2019
Toyota C-HR 2019
Very professional and courteous service would rent from them in a heartbeat
Juan Z. - May 21, 2019
Yun Da
Ford Focus 2014
The car ran good. Used it to go Yosemite, Tahoe and San Jose. Had a USB (iPhone) cable and phone holder in the car. Blind spot side mirrors were useful. Trunk was large. Had spare tire at the back. 👍🏼
Yun Da C. - June 2, 2019
Ford Mustang 2017
Christopher was super easy to work with and so accommodating. Worked with our schedule for drop off as that can be tough to tie down being in the city. Would highly recommend renting from Christopher.
Bryan T. - June 11, 2019