East Coast Car Rentals – Sunshine Coast Airport


Since 1979, East Coast Car Rentals has become one of the largest independent car hire providers in Australia, welcoming international and domestic travellers, local commuters, business and corporate car rental accounts, and leisure and holiday makers for over 40 years!

Winners of the 2023, 2022 and 2018 Product Review Awards, they are committed to ensuring your experience is like no other, making every effort to provide exceptional service and quality vehicles at the lowest possible rates across the country. Whether you’re after an economy runabout, family or premium SUV, Hybrid or 8 seater people over – they’ve got a vehicle to suit your needs.

They service 13 convenient and centralised car rental branches at airport and city locations across Australia, including; Adelaide Airport, Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, Cairns Airport, Gold Coast Airport (Coolangatta Airport), Hobart Airport, Launceston Airport, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne City – A’Beckett Street, Melbourne City – Grand Hyatt, Newcastle, Sunshine Coast Airport and Sydney Airport.

Travel with confidence and experience everything the beautiful Sunshine Coast has to offer.

You’ll find there’s really never been a better time to rent a car from East Coast Car Rentals.

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Their compact car rentals are serviced by our fleet of Toyota Corolla Hatchbacks. They are a fuel efficient, automatic 5 door hatchback with plenty of space to comfortably sit 5 passengers with minimal luggage on a weekend trip. The compact vehicles are equipped with reverse cameras, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, USB ports, power steering and braking safety features.

Book your next compact care hire directly with them at East Coast Car Rentals for the best rates that you will simply not find on comparison websites.

The Kia Picanto makes up the bulk of our economy car rentals. These economy car rentals are fuel efficient automatic five door hatchbacks. Although they can seat up to 5, they are perfect for smaller groups of people or couples due to their small total luggage capacity.

These economy car hire vehicles are 1.2Litre petrol driven and come with a host of features including: Apple Car Play, Android Auto, 8″ LCD touchscreen with rear view camera and parking sensors, cruise control and more.

The Suzuki Jimny makes up our Compact SUV car rental. The Suzuki Jimny is a tough and lightweight SUV that can take you places other cars can’t. The Suzuki Jimny is a four-wheel drive that is perfect to escape the city or go for a weekend getaway with your family or friends. Featuring 2 doors with 3 seats powered by a 1.5L inline four-cylinder petrol engine.

At the heart of the Jimny is a 7-inch touchscreen display that integrates multimedia features including audio, bluetooth, reversing camera, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Brand new to the fleet is the versatile, stylish and reliable Toyota Kluger offering a comfortable and spacious driving experience perfect for road trips. Equipped with modern day features such as Apple Car Play and Android Auto, bluetooth, USB ports, and a 12″ touchscreen display great for navigation on your family holiday.

This spacious 7 seater SUV comfortably fits a larger family and their luggage with a boot capacity of 552L. The 2.4L turbocharged engine has economic engine modes to ensure you maximize your fuel efficiency cruising down the highway. For ultimate comfort the Kluger features dual-zone climate control for ultimate comfort.

The Mitsubishi Outlander is the core of the Family SUV fleet. These automatic five-door SUV’s have the interior space to provide your group or family comfortable seating on the road. The larger boot space can fit up to 2 large bags and 2 smaller bags making it perfect for those longer road trips. The 2.5Litre petrol engine and intelligent cruise control makes it a dream to drive down the highway.

Hosted with features including rear parking sensors and camera, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, USB Ports and driver assist. This SUV is perfect for families or your group of friends that pack slightly more than need to!

The brand new 2022 Toyota SR Turbo Diesel 4×4 Hilux has all the space you need to enjoy the open road. The fully equipped double cab, 2.8L turbo diesel 4×4 Ute comes with a large steel tray allowing you to bring any larger items you might need for work, a roadtrip or even moving house.

This Ute comes loaded with all the great modern day features we know and love including a 8″ touch screen display, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, Bluetooth, cruise control and more. From start to finish East Coast Car Rentals Toyota UTE rental has the space, comfort, size, and safety for you to enjoy the open road and wherever it may take you.

Making up most of our Intermediate fleet is the Hyundai i30 hatch. Known for its 5-Star safety rating, reliability and comfortable seating capacity for 5 adults or a family. With its sleep sculptured presence, refined surfaces and precise lines – it thrills from every angle.

The 5-door automatic with a 1.4litre petrol engine that provides a fuel efficiency rating of 7L/100km. It comes fully equipped with Apple Car Play, Android Auto, USB Ports, spacious interior, driver steering and breaking assist, and dual zone climate control to achieve a personalised level of comfort. Our intermediate fleet has all you ask for in a rental car combined with affordable pricing making it perfect for your next road trip.

The Hyundai Kona makes up a majority of our Intermediate SUV fleet. It is a 5-door automatic mid-size SUV that offers comfortable seating for up to 5 adults and a moderately sized boot capacity for your luggage. Featuring a 1.3 litre petrol engine this car rental class is popular with smaller groups or families who want a bit of extra room, power and style on the open road.

Our intermediate SUV fleet has all you ask for in a rental car combined with affordable pricing making it perfect for your next road trip.

The full size sedan rental car fleet is comprised of the popular Toyota Camry. This automatic, 4 door has all the space you need, comfortably fitting five adults with a large boot to fit your luggage. The 2.5litre petrol engine provides a little extra power making it ideal for those long family road trips.

Loaded with modern features like Apple Car Play, Android Auto, USB Ports, reverse camera, drivers assist and has a 5-Star ANCAP safety rating.

Combined with their friendly service and affordable prices these cars are a perfect low-cost option for your next family road trip.

The Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport is the newest Intermediate Sport SUV to join the fleet and is perfect for family getaways with its sleek design and features. The 5 door, 5 seater SUV rental is undeniably impressive, where you will be surrounded by quality, all while feeling sophisticated suiting everyday needs.

It comes fully equipped with the very latest in onboard automotive technology; Skyactive Technology, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, traffic sign recognition, satellite navigation, active driving display and the LCD Multi-Information Display to make for an effortless journey and so much more. The 438L boot capacity holds one small bag and one large bag, or you can convert the seats to lay completely flat and you can enjoy a massive 1340L of boot capacity.

The Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport is an AWD (all-wheel drive) with a 2.5 litre petrol engine, where you will achieve 7.2L/100km. The car comes with no shortage of safety features achieving a 5 Star ANCAP safety rating.

If you’re heading out of town with your family or a larger group of friends, the Kia Carnival is what you’re looking for. The sleek, stylish, five-door mini van comfortably seats a group of 8 adults. The 2.2 litre petrol engine makes for pleasurable highway drives and city cruises.

The minivan comes equipped with Apple Car Play, Android Auto, USB ports and multiple driving safety features to keep your family or group entertained and safe on the road.

The Toyota Commuter 12 seater minibus is the perfect vehicle for a business group, a team or anyone else travelling with many people. This spacious 4 door automatic van makes road trips with larger groups effortless. The 2.4 litre petrol van comes equipped with a rear-view camera to increase driver awareness when you’re on the road.

The four large doors make entering and exiting the van a breeze even for adults. At a competitive price, our Toyota Commuter 12 seater minibus is the ideal option for groups of over 8 on their next road going adventure.

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