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Jackie was great! The car was fab and so simple to hire, arrived in Time and collected in time and was all in good nick. Couldn’t have asked for anything better!
Katie - May 10, 2019
Fantastic car!!!! Greatest experience!!!! Thank you Jackie!!! We will come back and I will call you again! 🔝
Elia - December 30, 2018

Average ratings in Santa Monica (4.9 stars)

Edwin
Ford Mustang 2017
Tatiany was lovely, the car was clean and drove great, and location super convenient for Santa Monica. Highly recommended.
Edwin W. - April 13, 2019
Tyler
Audi A6 2012
Wonderful car in pristine condition. Drove from Santa Monica to Newport Beach and back and it was efficient, comfortable and fun. The car is very affordably priced for such an awesome ride. Kairi was very easy to communicate with, punctual and the pickup & drop-off took less than five minutes each. I will definitely be renting this vehicle again. Best luxury vehicle deal off of Montana!
Tyler M. - October 1, 2018
William
Maserati Ghibli 2017
The car was fantastic! And the best, not only did they drop the car off at my place in Santa Monica, they dropped it off the night before giving me extra time at no charge! The car was super fast on the freeway, inside it was a luxury sedan but when you hit the accelerator, the head jerks back. Great car and great people! Very affordable. THANK YOU!
William M. - March 6, 2018
Amanda
Toyota Corolla 2017
Samuele’s car was perfect for us! We used it to drive from Santa Monica to Malibu for a wedding. Easy drop off and return!
Amanda C. - April 7, 2019
Freddy
FIAT 500 2013
Loved the ease of drop off and pick up. Couldn’t have been easier. The car itself is super cute! Sunroof was the best driving out to Malibu from Santa Monica!!
Freddy R. - June 5, 2019
Eric
Toyota Prius c 2014
The Prius is a dream to drive and the Santa Monica location makes it great to rent when flying into LAX.
Eric J. - December 23, 2018
JoseAngel
FIAT 500 2013
Rozina was excellent. We were staying in Santa Monica and she made it super easy with drop off and pick up. Amazing!!! Definitely rent from her
JoseAngel B. - May 27, 2018
Randy
Toyota Camry Solara 2007
I had a collection of appointments with clients throughout downtown Santa Monica and instead of ubering everywhere I decided to try Turo. I was late to pick up the car but Joyce was very accommodating. I got in, got out, and dropped off the car. It was all easy.
Randy G. - April 30, 2019
Stephen
BMW 3 Series 2018
Wow, the car was perfect, and a pleasure to drive. Robert was a great host and made everything so easy. Pickup in Santa Monica actually worked out perfect for our trip from Texas. The beach view was awesome and we grabbed breakfast close to the pier.
Stephen R. - February 18, 2019
Tom
Hyundai Sonata 2008
Michal's Hyundai Sonata provided good value for a one day excursion. He made the process an easy self-service process with clear directions and easy access. He was friendly and quick to answer texts. The car was in good mechanical condition and had a comfortable, lived in feel. I would be happy to rent from him again if I am in Santa Monica.
Tom F. - April 28, 2018
Bojana
FIAT 500 2013
Richard and Rozina have been super helpful. I’ve picked up the car in Santa Monica and was able to drop it of in Marina Del Rey. Which made my day!! I didn’t have to go back with the bus or any other transportation. The car is so cute and perfect for LA! Thank you!!! I will be renting again.
Bojana N. - May 9, 2018
Noboru
Toyota Prius v 2015
Quick response from owner. Car has great gas mileage and easy to drive. Last day, I was staying near LAX and I asked owner to return a car at my hotel. Then he was willing to accept my offer instead of return at Santa Monica where I picked the car up.
Noboru S. - February 21, 2018
Becky
Nissan Versa 2008
The car we opted for was perfect for our travels around Santa Monica, the car was basic and simple to use. The pick up location was very accessible to us. The guys were extremely helpful with any questions and queries I had. 100% would recommend to a friend for the future
Becky B. - August 23, 2018
Johnny
Porsche 911 2014
5⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ everything about this trip and car was flawless Pick up and drop off was an ease. It’s close to Santa Monica and the PCH. Also a plus was I was able to leave my car parked at the pick up location Easy communication and flexibility when it came down to pick up and drop off The car is phenomenal. A monster of the road I opened her up on the freeway and PCH, she didn’t disappoint. The engine just screaming behind you when you’re at full throttle. Car just drops and goes!! Handling like no other. Zipped in an out of laggers Hands down amazing car and I’d rent again
Johnny J. - April 9, 2019
Jason
Ford Mustang 2016
Perfect Mustang to take up the PCH with the top down and into the Santa Monica mountains for the day! Car was clean and fun to drive. I bought this very last minute (an hour beforehand) and not only was Rozina so flexible she was nice enough to offer suggestions and recommendations. First time Turo user here and Rozina set the bar high. I will definitely use Rozina again when I'm in need of a car and will refer all my friends. Don't think twice...book your trip today!
Jason M. - November 8, 2018
EIleen
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
James was quick to reply to my messages, and the car made the whole trip! So much fun having a convertible to drive around sunny LA! Highly recommend James if you’re looking for a great deal on an awesome car rental! Thanks James!
EIleen M. - April 29, 2019
Alex
BMW M-Series 2019
Wow this M3 CS is something else. I’ve driven the M3’s but this CS is on another level. Extremely well balanced, quick, great power delivery with a predictable torque curve. Definitely an awesome car. Shy was a great host who helped accommodate my short term rental and met me up without delay. Extremely professional and looking forward to renting from him again. Might I add Shy’s cars are always in new condition, always a pleasure
Alex M. - June 8, 2019
Michelle L
FIAT 500 2012
Nick is a stellar guy, very accommodating, excellent communication and perfectly punctual. I already asked him if he had more cars for future rental Options. I would definitely use him again. The car was perfect for what my daughter and I wanted an needed to complete our mother-daughter getaway. Thanks so much Nick!
Michelle L D. - June 18, 2019
Wayne
Tesla Model 3 2018
James was amazing from the pickup to the return. He was very through in explaining the cars functionality and made it a pleasure to drive. Would definitely rent from James in the future when I am back in Los Angeles.
Wayne D. - May 24, 2019
Christopher
Tesla Model S 2014
My wife and I took Michael’s Tesla up the PCH to San Francisco and it could not have gone more smoothly. What a great car and easy rental experience!
Christopher T. - May 24, 2019
Harjot
Ford Mustang 2019
This rental is great for anyone looking to have a good time during their drive. This car packs power with a roar. Would definitely rent again.
Harjot G. - May 29, 2019
Joshua
Porsche 911 2014
I own a 991.2 Targa 4 S. And this car blew my mind. This Porsche Turbo S cab is the best Porsche on Turo hands down. Not sure why they have it on here for so cheap. They are great guys and easy to deal with. No hassle rental. Can’t wait to check out their other cars as well. Highly recommend you rent this for the price - don’t waste time with a 911 C2 / 4S.
Joshua O. - January 27, 2019
Engle
Chevrolet Camaro 2017
Rodrigo was so accommodating. The car was beautiful, clean and fast. I will only use his cars when I’m there!
Engle I. - June 5, 2019
Berit
Toyota Prius 2012
Great car which I will definitely rent again! Convenient and Allan was great with prompt communication.
Berit D. - May 25, 2019
Patrick
BMW I8 2019
Shy was awesome. Pick up and drop off was super easy. The car was exceptionally clean and made for the perfect day. I would highly recommend renting from Shy whenever you’re in the area!
Patrick S. - May 26, 2019
Harjit
Ford Mustang 2017
Tatiany was a great host and super helpful! A very nice person as well. Car was clean and drove smooth which made it so much more enjoyable. Will definitely rent from her again.
Harjit S. - June 3, 2019
Manu
Ford Mustang 2016
Great car! Will definately rent again! Exhaust is a dream for car enthusiasts! Tony is very easy going and great to communicate!!!
Manu S. - June 3, 2019
Raul
Ford Mustang 2019
A+ rental experience. The 2019 Mustang was a pleasure to drive. It came clean and with a full tank. Communication was easy. Pleasure to do business with. I’ll be renting again, thanks!
Raul B. - June 5, 2019
Ryan
Volkswagen Eos 2012
Yasaman’s car made our trip to Palm Springs 10times better!
Ryan T. - June 5, 2019
Greg
Toyota Prius 2015
Great car! David was easy to work with, will rent w him again.
Greg M. - June 6, 2019
Samuel
Ford Mustang 2018
There’s nothing better than a convertible at the beach and Behzad’s Mustang certainly fit the bill. The level of communication between us was great and the convenience in pick up, and drop off, worked very well given where I was staying. I would both, rent from Behzad again and recommend him and his car. Thanks Behzad.
Samuel S. - June 16, 2019
Ashi
Kia Optima 2017
Mark’s car was wonderful for our trip in LA! The car was clean and in perfect condition. We are so happy we found it and booked it the night before with ease. Thanks Mark for making our trip easier:) highly recommend for anyone looking to rent a car in LA!
Ashi M. - August 23, 2018
Shawn
Toyota Corolla 2017
Samuele was very wonderful to rent a car from! The car was spotless, full of gas, and ready to go promptly on time. It did VERY well on fuel, and was easy to drive. Samuele was a prompt communicator and very easy to deal with! I would definitely use him again!
Shawn H. - September 4, 2018
Mac
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2018
It is an awesome experience working with Kameron! He was very friendly and made sure the rental was everything we expected. The car was the perfect vehicle for our trip.; a smooth ride yet sporty, great gas mileage, and comfortable. I will be renting again from Kameron!
Mac Y. - April 2, 2019
Jana
Audi A5 2018
Andrew is an absolute pleasure to deal with! He was super responsive and accommodating. Our trip could not have been any smoother thanks to him. And the car is in great shape super fun to drive too! You should definitely rent Andrew’s Audi and not think twice about it!
Jana B. - April 15, 2019
Steve
Tesla Model 3 2018
James’ Tesla was awesome! He explained everything I needed to know with the car and also answered all my questions. This was my first time using Turo and it all went according to plan. He also included 750 miles on the trip so it was a great deal! I would definitely rent from him again. I had no problems learning how to drive the Tesla and charging it was a breeze. Thanks, James!
Steve S. - May 13, 2019
Joey
Audi A6 2012
Great car and best of all, very easy to deal with! I will definitely rent again from them as needed. Very good price as well. I rented the car for 9 days straight. Great deal for a German car
Joey R. - May 14, 2019
Ben
Ford Mustang 2017
Great experience and car was amazing!
Ben P. - June 1, 2019
Andrea
Toyota Camry Solara 2007
Loved having the car for the day. She was super communicative which was great. Will def use again if needed and avail. Thanks!
Andrea S. - May 29, 2019
Piotr
Ford Focus 2012
Visiting in California and we needed an extra day. With no hesitation we were able to extend an extra day with our vehicle trip coming to an end. Great communication.
Piotr K. - June 8, 2019
Allyson
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Great experience using Turo! Afzal was very professional & responsive. His car is very clean. Overall highly recommend!
Allyson R. - June 8, 2019
Andrew
Audi A6 2012
Car was great and hand off super smooth!
Andrew Y. - May 27, 2019
Reshef
Ford Mustang 2019
Great car, great service, warmly recommended!!!
Reshef S. - May 27, 2019
Johnathan
FIAT 500 2012
Not only is the car cool but Nick is even cooler. Definitely recommend 200%
Johnathan M. - May 27, 2019
David
Jaguar F-TYPE 2018
Great car. Easy pickup and return, couldn't have been easier!
David C. - May 28, 2019
Jorge
Toyota Prius 2007
Great experience, great service, picked me up at a designated location and when I returned the car, he brought me back to the same location. That car was great on gas and easy to use. I would certainly use Yaussu again, he made my experience in LA easy. Keep up the good service!!!!!
Jorge M. - May 26, 2019
Karl
Toyota Prius 2013
Ayla’s lovely! Wonderful car, wonderful owner. Super fuel-efficient.
Karl R. - May 31, 2019
David
Audi A4 2009
Yasaman and her team were able to flex and let me pick up 30 minutes early as well as drop off earlier than expected as well. The car was very clean and they took the time to show me how to operate the convertible. Thank you for a cool wedding anniversary drive up the PCH!
David P. - June 2, 2019
Nina
Toyota Prius 2015
David was great! He was extremely flexible when I had to return the car because my flight time changed. I would recommend him to anyone.
Nina I. - June 12, 2019
Kelsea
Volkswagen Eos 2012
Great car. AJ is a great guy, super accommodating and welcoming to the city. Thanks AJ!! Would book with him again.
Kelsea R. - June 13, 2019
Jason
Tesla Model 3 2018
James goes out of his way to accommodate your trip, 100% great experience
Jason M. - June 16, 2019
Jason
Tesla Model 3 2018
James’ Model 3 was an amazing car to drive in LA. It has everything you would ever want in features and comfort!
Jason M. - June 11, 2019
Dirk
Ford Mustang 2018
Everything perfect, very clean car, Behzad was very supportive and helpful in any way.
Dirk S. - June 17, 2019
Shaïla
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 2018
First great experience with Turo ! Andy was really flexible for the pick up and return. He always answered really quick to my messages if I had any questions. The car was also clean and super fun to drive!
Shaïla L. - June 17, 2019
Vicente
Ford Mustang 1965
Overall, I had a great experience renting Jeremy’s Mustang over Father’s Day Weekend. The process was easy, Jeremy was accommodating, and it brought back some great memories for a guy who used to own a few of ‘stangs in his 20s. Would rent again
Vicente C. - June 19, 2019
Raul
Ford Mustang 2019
I don't usually write long reviews but Joshua's 2019 Mustang deserves to be praised. Lots of new simple to use technology in this car. Digital dash, adaptive cruise control, heated and ventilated seats, ambient lighting, amazing sound system. I upgraded to the admin key package and that included track mode which made cruising up the canyons by the beach incredibly fun; amazing how much driving dynamics can change by flipping a switch. The Host is superb throughout the whole process. Appreciate it, man! Till next time.
Raul B. - June 20, 2019
Jenny
Toyota Camry Solara 2007
Super easy to rent from Joyce! She was fast at responding and flexible as well, and pickup and drop off were so convenient. Thanks!
Jenny Z. - June 9, 2019
Shenelle
BMW M-Series 2019
Shy was a great host. Very accommodating and flexible. This car is truly one of a kind. We will definitely be taking her out again!
Shenelle G. - June 18, 2019
Olivier
Karma Revero 2018
Lance's Karma is an unbelievably special car. In perfect condition and such a different proposition to anything else out there. Please take care of it if you hire. The service from Lance was perfect. Very reactive, very smooth, very friendly and a real pleasure to deal with. Amazing experience. Will use again for sure. Thank you very much.
Olivier D. - March 27, 2019
David
Toyota Corolla 2017
Very easy rental process, car was clean, no problems and would rent again!
David S. - April 10, 2019
Andy
Toyota Corolla 2014
Excellent experience with this rental; good car, and Beckie was great to work with. When I need a car again I hope this one is available.
Andy M. - April 4, 2019
Katie
Toyota Prius c 2013
This Prius C was a perfect car for a weekend trip to Santa Barbara. Raul was very responsive and timely. Would definitely rent again!
Katie P. - April 23, 2019
Max
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
James was great to meet and friendly to deal with. The car performed wonderfully and was a joy to drive. Would rent again.
Max S. - April 21, 2019
Matthew
Porsche 911 2014
Awesome car, would definitely rent again. Shy was great and the whole trip went smoothly! 5 stars
Matthew L. - May 12, 2019
Alex
BMW I8 2019
From the start Shy was amazing. The car was awesome, clean, super fun. I’ve driven both the regular i8 and now the roadster. They are night and day different cars. The roadster even handles better. Driving around town nothing gets more attention. I have driven lambo’s, Ferrari’s and other exotics this one takes the cake as far as attention. Thanks again!
Alex M. - May 11, 2019
Keith
Porsche 911 2018
Car is EPIC too much fun to drive!!! Best value on Turo. Definitely will be renting again. Easy pick up and drop off. Good amount of miles per day so you’re not watching the odometer worrying if you’ll go over the limit.
Keith P. - May 13, 2019
Fany
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
Car was the topping to our trip!! Enjoyed driving it around with the top down enjoying the sites of Cali!! James made it super smooth and convenient for pick up and drop off. Will def rent again. Thank you for everything!! :)
Fany T. - May 8, 2019
Troy
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
James made the whole process very easy
Troy C. - May 21, 2019
Ugo
Tesla Model 3 2018
It was a great experience all around. I love the Tesla and the autopilot feature.
Ugo N. - May 23, 2019
Brian
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2009
Sam was great! Was a real pleasure. Sam was also super communicative, made the process seamless. The Miata was great! Short throw 6 speed manual, great fun to drive. Look fwd to driving again soon!
Brian F. - May 28, 2019
Jordan
Volkswagen Eos 2012
Thanks. Had a good experience using Turo for the first time
Jordan H. - June 20, 2019
Rachelle
Nissan Versa 2014
Beckie was super communicative and gave me such a great first experience on Turo! Her car was perfect for my travels from city to city and I would definitely rent from her again!
Rachelle P. - March 27, 2019
Scott
Toyota Camry Hybrid 2013
Raul was a pleasure to work with. I was lucky I found him and his vehicle. My primary car was in the shop and we didn’t know what was wrong. I was told it could be up to a week that I wouldn’t have it. It was resolved in three hours I reached out to Raul explained that the problem was not as serious as earlier thought and how could I adjust the trip. He was simply amazing we met within an hour and everything was taken care of. His flexibility and professionalism are hard to find in this day and age. I will use Raul in the future if I need a car.
Scott B. - March 27, 2019
Marcellos
Honda Civic 2016
One of the best cars on Turo. Will rent again sometime in the future.
Marcellos H. - March 17, 2019
Roy
Nissan Versa Note 2014
Extremely thankful to have rented from Raul, he was very accommodating to my rental requests and response time is within minutes! Look forward to making business with you again!
Roy G. - March 25, 2019
Lauren
Toyota Prius c 2014
Second time with George! Love using the car today for a quick trip around town.
Lauren C. - April 2, 2019
Jamie
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2017
This car is quite frankly a brilliant all rounder. Very safe. Very fast. It will carry four people. It is in like new condition. I have enjoyed using it for the week. Michael the owner is a great host and super in to cars. A pleasure to meet. Thank you Michael.
Jamie W. - April 13, 2019
Sean
BMW 7-Series 2019
Perfect exchange. Car was immaculate. Would rent from this user again without any hesitation.
Sean M. - April 4, 2019
Leroy
Jaguar XF 2017
Marko’s jaguar is the only car on Turo I would ever rent !
Leroy D. - April 1, 2019
Lucas
Toyota Prius c 2013
Pleasant experience being rented a clean car by a punctual and responsible owner
Lucas P. - April 17, 2019
Elin
FIAT 500 2013
Rented the car last minute and got it dropped off! Really amazing service! Thank you :)
Elin J. - April 18, 2019
Louis
Chevrolet Camaro 2018
Mark was great to deal with, he made the experience very smooth and then the car was amazing. Very clean well looked after car that drives great, spent the day with the roof down driving along the coast was perfect!
Louis E. - April 19, 2019
Sara
Lexus CT 200h 2016
Lauren was so kind and had such an awesome car! Great communication and easy pickup/return. I highly suggest renting from her!
Sara S. - March 22, 2019
Larissa
Ford Mustang 2016
We had a good time renting this mustang! The car itself was fun to drive and the communication with Rozina was super easy! Thanks
Larissa S. - April 23, 2019
Ian
Porsche Boxster 2014
Excellent experience, great car, lots of fun for a warm LA day. Rozina was awesome. Would definitely rent from her again!
Ian G. - April 23, 2019
Tarek
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class 2009
Yasaman was great! Pickup and drop off was a breeze. The car ran beautifully and it was a lot of fun to drive with the top down in sunny LA. Would highly recommend and would rent again next time I visit! Thanks Yasaman :)
Tarek I. - April 20, 2019
Frank
Tesla Model S 2018
Was my first time driving a Tesla - it’s both easy and a pleasure to drive, but the whole thing was helped enormously by Michael’s introduction to the car and how best to charge / use the autopilot.
Frank L. - April 20, 2019
Joel
Porsche 911 2014
Great car in great condition! Shy was a pleasure to work with and very accommodating. Will rent from him again!
Joel K. - April 26, 2019
Shalom
Ford Mustang 2017
Great car, great renter. Couldn't have been easier.
Shalom A. - April 20, 2019
ondra
Tesla Model 3 2018
Eddie James is a cool dude Great communication the car has some really cool features like the autopilot will definitely be renting this vehicle again
Ondra L. - May 5, 2019