Penske has the most accurate quotes of any company we researched (meaning your quote will be basically the same as your final price). It also has the lowest prices for one-way moves and larger trucks for moving big homes.
While it has high prices for local moves and smaller trucks (for smaller homes), its overall rates are lower than average. Its trucks also get the best gas mileage of any company in the business.
The average cost of a one-way move with Penske Truck Rental is $1,750—or about $30 less than average. If you’re moving to another city, it’s tough to beat Penske Rental Truck’s prices.
At first glance, Penske Truck Rental looks like it’s hundreds of dollars more expensive than other companies. In reality, the company is just more up-front with customers about final costs.
The cost to rent a moving truck is almost always higher than what you see in your initial quote. Many companies don’t include fees, deposits, or taxes in your estimate—and those can amount to hundreds of dollars.
We like Penske Truck Rental because it has the most straightforward pricing. Its quotes are nearly 100% accurate: the only cost not included is fuel.
By comparison, the average company charges about 40% more than your quote.
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Don’t forget that you’ll need to fill up your truck’s gas tank when you move. That’s not a big deal if you’re moving only a short distance.
But the costs add up if you're traveling across the country. Different moving truck sizes get different gas mileage rates—which also vary from company to company.
We found that Penske Truck Rental can save you up to $60 in fuel costs compared to competitors.