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Kent L./>
Kent L. All-Star Host
2,295 trips Joined Aug 2013
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I rented Ken's 2011 BMW z4 and I have to say I was impressed. The car was more then I expected from the ride quality to the performance. I would definitely rent again from Ken, the car was well above par and in immaculate shape.
Spenser - May 9, 2019
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Tony S. All-Star Host
1,839 trips Joined Feb 2014
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Friendly, accommodating, even though I am unfamiliar with the process.
Eric - June 14, 2019

Average ratings in San Mateo (4.9 stars)

Audi A5 2013
Amazing car and rental experience. Thank you!
Robert T. - July 10, 2018
Ford Crown Victoria 2011
Driving this car is a different type of experience when compared to a regular one, other drivers are in general extra-careful and polite. Many people smile and wave at you when they see you driving by. I used it for a daily commute to work and for a couple of road trips, didn't have any problems. Aleksey was easy to communicate with and I highly recommend doing business with him.
Rahim M. - September 15, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2018
The owners were easy to deal with and the car was as described. CA weather was perfect for a convertible and made the trips much more enjoyable.
Dave H. - October 3, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2019
Aleksey is a great host! I totally recommend renting one of his cars. The Tesla model 3 was everything I hoped it would be. Thanks again!
Ronnie D. - October 3, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Fun little car. Aleksey was super responsive and easy to work with. I would rent a car from Aleksey again. Highly recommend!
Aleksandr T. - June 10, 2018
Tesla Model S 2014
Great guy to rent a car with. Everything was well organized and the car was very clean. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to rent from someone who you can trust.
Yudai K. - April 27, 2019
Honda S2000 2006
Don has an amazing car! Very flexible and accommodating host. Would definitely rent again!
Kevin L. - October 7, 2019
Ford Crown Victoria 2011
Amazing car, they’re couldn’t be a more unique and fun car to drive around than this one. Absolutely recommend this car for any type of trip.
Griffin D. - October 8, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
First time using Turo, Aleksey was a fantastic guy to rent a fun car from.
Kevin C. - October 19, 2018
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2018
Amazing weekend with an amazing car! I want to say thank you David! From the moment I booked the car he was very communicating! When we met he was very helpful to explain exactly all the features of the car, way more than expected! The car was super clean! David was very flexible with the car return! There is no way you can go wrong with the car or with the host! Thank you very much for this experience!!
Eli M. - September 17, 2019
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 1971
Great communication, very flexible amazing car! The worst part was I had to take it back!
Jack B. - September 17, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
A very fun car! Cool and easy to drive and very well-designed within a retro look. Very modern. Great gas mileage too.
Richard E. - September 18, 2019
Toyota Prius 2008
Easy. Peasy. Lemon. Squeezy. Great whip. Solid communication. Will rent again FUR SURE.
James C. - September 16, 2019
Toyota Prius Prime 2019
good car and friendly and very accommodating person
Camille R. - October 7, 2019
BMW i3 2017
First time driving electric car-took some getting used I miss it 🤭
Shannon R. - September 29, 2019
Tesla Model S 2014
We took Jeff's Tesla to Yosemite and the experience was awesome. The car is super fun to drive and Jeff was really quick to respond to questions and coordinate with for pickup/dropoff. Would easily recommend this to somebody looking to rent a car.
Michael C. - November 12, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2008
Who doesn’t like a BMW! Jhelyn was super responsive and flexible with the delivery and pickup.
Matt I. - September 17, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2011
Everything was great with our rental. The car was clean and worked perfectly, communications were straightforward and we were even able to be a little bit flexible on the timing when we were slightly early for our pickup. Would definitely recommend.
Jeff K. - September 9, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
Definitely a clean and pretty ride, very fun to zip across the Golden Gate Bridge for some visitors.
Tyler H. - September 23, 2019
Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2007
Jeff was a pleasure to deal with. Amazing communication. Car is perfect. Would rent again for sure.
Tiago D. - August 19, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
Super convenient pickup and delivery helped by and precise and quick communication from Aleksey.
Henrik L. - September 25, 2019
Dodge Challenger 2019
Everything was awesome! Great experience, thank you William!
Dominik F. - September 26, 2019
Toyota Camry 2018
Dmitry was a great host as he communicated well and has a reliable vehicle. I would definitely recommend to friends and family
Frederick M. - September 30, 2019
Ferrari F430 2007
Jeff is an incredible host! This was my very first Turo rental, and also a very high end Ferrari! This was for a very special day trip to take my 102 year old Grandfather out on a nice drive and some lunch in the North Bay off Highway 1, through the country side to Point Reyes. I had a TON of questions — Jeff was incredibly patient, responsive, accommodating, informative and just an overall really great person to deal with before, during and after this very memorable experience! I cannot thank Jeff enough. I selected the “pick up/drop off” to my home and the car was delivered and picked up right on time, as expected. The car was clean, gassed up and ready to ride! This Ferrari F430 is just a Dream, the Rosso Corsa Red is breathtakingly gorgeous, classic and timeless, what any Italian Racing HeritgFe enthusiast (like my grandfather) would enjoy. The motorized convertible top is breathtaking on a gorgeous day. For a 2007, this baby feels brand new! The leather still looks, feels and smells new. The paddle shifting is a plus to really feel the vehicle on a nice country road. What an excellent experience. I’m so happy I did this and so appreciative of Jeff for being such an excellent host — I could not have asked for more — except, I may have to get my hands on Jeff’s Porsche GT3 one day soon!!! Until next time...😎🏎🇮🇹🏁🏆🥇
Jeff A. - January 26, 2019
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2017
Great car that was immaculate mechanically and aesthetically. Owners were easy to work with and gracious. Absolutely the best car I have rented on Turo and so fun and beautiful to drive during our trip through the Santa Cruz mountains and the expansive redwood forests. Truly amazing. Made me forget about the traveling and enjoy the driving.
Christopher D. - July 8, 2019
Ford Crown Victoria 2011
Fun car for a road trip. Loads of room and other drivers are entertainingly polite when you are behind the wheel of this thing.
Anthony R. - July 16, 2019
Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2007
We booked Jeff's beautiful Aston for a couple days to drive around Half Moon Bay area and it made for an amazing trip! Jeff was very responsive, the car was clean and drove as great as it looks. We would definately book through Jeff again.
Adam W. - July 19, 2019
Tesla Model S 2015
Your Tesla was the best part of our family vacation. Thank you for everything. You are awesome!
Amy T. - July 22, 2019
Toyota Camry 2001
It was great! Johnny was really easy to communicate with, he kept us always informed and responded quicky to our questions about the trip, plus he made our pickup and return of the car possible at times (4:00 am) that actually worked for us which was a huge help! The car was in good condition, really clean, with a full tank of gas and does great in fuel efficiency. I would totally recommend it to anyone!!!
Samuel A. - July 25, 2019
Scion xD 2011
Straight forward car. No tricky controls, no issues, just start up and go. Jeff is very professional and you can tell he cares about his renters.
Christian P. - September 3, 2019
Ford Mustang 2015
Juan and his wife were great owner. The car was very clean and it was really fun to ride it. We had an amazing short trip, and we dropped it off on time. Juan was very polite too.
Tangsang T. - August 13, 2019
Chevrolet Sonic 2013
Renting Jeff’s car went very smoothly. The auto lock/unlock feature enabled you a level of flexibility. I didn’t have to meet him in person while picking or dropping and thus didn’t have to coordinate ourselves. The car itself had a smooth ride. Communications with Jeff was smooth and he responded quickly to all the messages. I would rent from him again and would recommend him to everyone who’s looking for a small car for city driving.
Badarudheen K. - August 26, 2019
Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2007
Fun car. Great renter. I would rent from Jeff again.
Steven H. - August 26, 2019
Toyota Prius 2008
Great renting. Very good communication and very nice car.
Thibaut C. - August 22, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
Great little car for ripping around the city, as it’s nice and small to parks. Just beware if you’re over 6’3 like myself, it’s a bit of a squeeze. Aleksey was a solid host, communication was on point and he was flexible when we needed to drop off earlier. Highly recommend to rent from aleksey!
Chad E. - September 1, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class 2006
good car for the first turo trip. lots of fun to drive and JC made the rental seamless.
Chris H. - July 9, 2018
Tesla Model S 2015
My husband and I had an awesome experience renting Quincy's Tesla Model S. The car is in great condition, very fun to drive. We took it to a two day trip to Reno. Quincy was very helpful to guide us on where to charge it along the way and checking on us if we need any help. The charging part was not a hassle at all. We managed to have lunch or doing other activities while left the car at the free supercharge station. As we were thinking about purchasing a similar car, this is a great way to really engage with the car and get the best knowledge of it. Quincy delivered the car to our place right on time and gave us a thorough orientation on how to use all the cool features the car offers. I'd recommend renting this car with Quincy whenever you feel like driving a Tesla model S on day trip or weekend getaways!
Becky L. - September 5, 2018
Ford Mustang 2016
This is one of the best cars to see California. We loved the convertable feel...and the extra horsepower this car has compared to standard size cars. Pickup and drop off was great. Will definitely rent with Fabio again.
Sudhanshu N. - September 5, 2018
Ford Mustang 2015
Driving Juan’s Mustang is the best road trip I’ve ever had in my life. Great car, great value of money, the car is very new and clean. In excellent condition. I can’t believe I can rent a convertible with affordable cost. I had so much fun driving on highway no.1 ! Thanks Juan for making my dream come true!
Janice L. - September 13, 2018
Toyota Camry 2001
Awesome renter and car. I miss the practicality of these cars growing up. Convenience all around, location and seamless meet. Communication punctual. Flexibility was a savior, helped extend me when my car stayed a bit longer than expected at the shop. Johnny’s my go to from here on out. 👍
Shane J. - April 18, 2019
Infiniti G37 Sedan 2010
Rajen was spot on communicating the location of the car. He also tried his best to accommodate the delivery of the car to a different location. Great and powerful car with GPS and a sunroof. I would highly recommend Rajen and his car.
Mohit M. - May 28, 2019
Toyota Prius 2008
Aleksey's car is a great economical car for trips in and around the bay area. He is a very responsive host and would definitely rent his Toyota Prius again!
Chad B. - April 30, 2019
Tesla Model S 2014
Just a great person to rent with and very flexible. Also a clean awesome car, at the best rates around. Very streamlined and easy check out and check in. Will rec and likely rent again.
Michael F. - April 30, 2019
BMW 2 Series 2017
Had a great trip with Chris’s 2 Series convertible. Perfect car to take down the California coast, and Chris was a great guy to deal with. Fast responses and helpful in dealing with our questions. Will definitely use again
Robert B. - June 30, 2019
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 1971
This car is truly a gem. Very good condition considering its age. Zim is very nice and showed me around the collection of classic and vintage cars in his shop. Would definitely rent from him again!
Tongxin X. - July 2, 2019
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2019
It was a smooth trip! Loved the vehicle & the sleekness of it. Would most definitely recommend
Benjamin A. - July 13, 2019
Mitsubishi Galant 2006
Howard was very ameniable with all our requests and car was super reliable and fuel efficient.
Luca P. - July 29, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
Thank you. Mileage per day was 100 which is short for what is around the area. Best
Matthew L. - July 30, 2019
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2019
Kevin is an incredible owner and his GTI is just amazing. I would definitely rent again.
Eduardo V. - July 23, 2019
Toyota Camry 2001
Johnny is a fantastic host! I have never seen a host who has a paper that I could sign. He honestly informed me the pre-existing damages on his car. When I returned his car, he gave me a ride to a bus station which is about 2.2 miles away. That was very very nice of him that I could take a bus home!
Kicho Y. - July 29, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Michelle was an incredible host. Very pleasant to talk to had excellent and speedy communication. Would highly recommend and definitely rent again
Aman M. - August 4, 2019
Honda S2000 2006
Don is a great Turo host. Good communication, very quick to answer questions, and a generally cool car guy that I enjoyed chatting with! Don’s S2000 is an amazing car. Analog, engaging, all stock. If you’re looking for an authentic S2K experience look no further.
David S. - August 5, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Great experience! The car was so fun! Great for SF. Easy easy easy to park.
Jeffrey A. - July 18, 2019
Volkswagen Beetle 2019
Awesome VW Beetle convertible. Also with nice owner. Great choice for leisure trip
Yuxiang W. - August 5, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2011
Amazing car, easy to pick up and drop off.
Kazi A. - September 3, 2019
MINI Cooper 2012
Dmitry was responsive and helpful throughout my trip.
Matthew P. - August 28, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
We really enjoyed driving this car thru California.
Mathias S. - August 13, 2019
Mitsubishi Galant 2006
Howard was so nice and easy person to communicate, he responded quickly and everything with the car was good.
Julia M. - August 13, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
The lovely car is fantastic. It’s perfect city daily car, not for heigh way.
Jason L. - August 23, 2019
BMW 2 Series 2017
Great car. Great guy and a breeze to work with. A must have car when the weather is like was it was when I was there. Nothing but sun. Thanks Chris
Marc C. - August 20, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
Had a great time driving down to Monterey for car week - this was the perfect car to drive the beautiful roads around the area. Car was wonderful and the host was very helpful.
Scott D. - August 19, 2019
Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2007
Well maintained for a 12 years old car, awesome exhaust sound and overall cool experience. Booked in an hour notice after another Turo car was cancelled in the last minute, Jeff was flexible and accommodating.
Boaz S. - September 1, 2019
MINI Cooper 2012
Absolute best host ever! Cannot day enough good things about this host. Understanding, flexible, helpful...would def work w them again.
Julia K. - September 10, 2019
Volkswagen Beetle 2019
Can’t wait to rent your next VW for next time.
Jason L. - September 8, 2019
BMW M6 2014
Ramsey was great, car was great!
Adam S. - September 9, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Pickup and return was easy, giving us a bit of flexibility on both ends. Aleksey was responsive and accommodating, making our trip that much more stress-free. The car was great! It’s exactly what we wanted for a weekend in and around SF. Will definitely look to rent again when we’re back in town.
David G. - April 26, 2018
Dodge Challenger 2016
Marcus made our trip super easy! He quick to respond and accommodated to our schedule. We rented his car for the weekend and it was a awesome car to drive for our trip. Highly recommend.
Yaritza L. - May 15, 2018
Nissan 350Z 2006
Alex was the ultimate host, deserving of more than a mere 5☆. He responded to me immediately (every time), and was extremely flexible, accommodating all my last minute requests to extend my rental period. His 350Z is a real head turner, garnering attention everywhere I went. Well maintained, surprisingly good on gas, and plenty powerful, this car is a lot of fun to drive. Would highly recommend renting from Alex, as I know I will be again in the near future. Thanks much, Alex!
William W. - May 26, 2018
Nissan 350Z 2006
Alex is very friendly and responsive. Car was ready at the time I came, it fits best for seashore trips to drive and enjoy the views. Also, quick and easy return experience. Thank you Alex, it was awesome.
Vitalii M. - July 1, 2018
FIAT 500 2012
Pick up and drop off from the Turo lot was easier than using a traditional rental company. The car was clean and ready to go upon our arrival. The fiat was the perfect car for exploring San Fransisco and the surrounding areas. Would definitely rent again if returning to the area. Communication with Aleksey was great!
Zac M. - July 12, 2018
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 1971
Zim was communicative. I received responses to my questions before rental within an hour. He's a very friendly, relaxed and talkative guy. I feel we could have talked for hours. Due to my distance and complicated schedule, pickup/dropoff was going to be difficult. Zim was very accommodating and flexible, making it easier for me. The 300SEL was delivered very clean. Zim explained everything to me since it's a car from a different era. I love this generation of Mercedes and it was my first experience driving one. I've been looking to buy one for a long time, and this just cements it. Zim's 300SEL has a few malfunctioning parts, but i'm not holding that against a near 50 year old car. Thanks for fixing the A/C and letting me be the first to try it out! I WILL rent again and again...until I own my own. Thank you Zim and your 300SEL for making this a very pleasant experience!
Brian H. - July 20, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2005
The car was great and exactly what we needed for an affordable long term rental. Jeff was super helpful with every issue we had and is really easy to get in touch with.
Drew W. - August 28, 2018
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 1971
Zim and his beautiful Mercedes sedan made for the perfect weekend trip! The car is the perfect blend of vintage, modern, and comfort and was easy to drive and in wonderful shape. Zim is a warm, tremendously knowledgeable, and wonderful person to rent from - would happily rent from him again anytime.
Brian B. - August 27, 2018
Infiniti Q50 2016
Austin is amazing!!!! Will definitely rent his car again! Great deal! Very responsive! You need to try his ride out!
Abir B. - September 4, 2018
Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2007
Awesome car, hassle-free rental.
Raphael H. - September 7, 2018
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 1971
Great rental. Loved using the car and would do it again. Zim has great communication and prepared me for a good experience with the vehicle.
Khattab M. - February 25, 2019
Tesla Model S 2012
Super friendly, super helpful and laid back guy. I was 100% satisfied by the rental and the car was fantastic! Will defiantly have to rent again!
Kevin E. - March 3, 2019
Ford Crown Victoria 2011
It was a great experience driving this police car along Highway 1. Very powerful, roomy and surprisingly good on gas. Pick up and return was very easy. Will definitely rent again from Aleksey!
George A. - April 19, 2019
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 1971
This experience was easier than renting through the traditional places. Zim's is easy to do business with and he is a happy guy. He knows cars and people. The Mercedes is gorgeous and it drive great. Everyone wanted to take pictures with it. If you want to turn heads and feel cool rent this car!
Rondell G. - January 22, 2019
Mitsubishi Galant 2006
Cleanest car I’ve had since renting with Turo
Renora N. - May 25, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Excellent first experience with Turo! Extremely helpful and understanding owner and great Turo team. The car is a rockstar! Will definitely rent from Wade again.
Yuliya G. - June 12, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Fantastic car and Wade is a great renter, very easy to communicate and flexible!
Jurg K. - April 18, 2019
Honda S2000 2006
I had a really great time in Don's AP2 S2000, the car was in excellent stock condition (a real rarity for this model) and Don was friendly and great to talk to. A++ would rent again.
Luis A. - June 16, 2019
Honda Accord 2018
The car is awesome and best available in this price. Enjoy the ride.
Balasaheb S. - June 2, 2019
Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2007
What an awesome weekend in an awesome ride. I have not had that much fun in three days in many years. I will defiantly be taking a trip with this car again.!!
Bryan B. - June 5, 2019
Thomas D
Mitsubishi Galant 2006
Second time driving with him. Nice car, nice price, and nice communication. Great to rent with!
Thomas D K. - June 24, 2019
Ford Crown Victoria 2011
The best bang for the buck. Had a load of fun driving this around. Great power and spacious. I’m gonna rent it again for sure
Hossein M. - May 6, 2019
BMW Z4 2011
I rented Ken's 2011 BMW z4 and I have to say I was impressed. The car was more then I expected from the ride quality to the performance. I would definitely rent again from Ken, the car was well above par and in immaculate shape.
Spenser B. - May 9, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2005
Jeff was wonderful in communications and kindness. Period! Car was a breeze and very clean. Thank you so much Jeff and Turo......made this trip worry free! Lynnee
Lynne P. - May 7, 2019
Audi S4 2018
Fun car to drive! Kevin had been fantastic on communicating with me throughout the trip. Will drive his S4 if the time comes to that again.
Johnson H. - May 6, 2019