At Shore Rentals Auckland we offer a range of different SUVs to suit your needs. These are perfect for driving around town or across New Zealand.  You have the option of our 5 seater Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape, as well as our premium 7 seater Mazda CX-9.

Why Hire an SUV? 

If you have a large family, extended family or friends you need to drive around or impress, then hiring an SUV from us is a great option.

  • The vehicle’s extra space and safety features offer peace of mind for your family’s travel. 
  • Our stylish SUVs are fantastic for people with lots of luggage and carrying sporting equipment, with the larger boot space.
  • Whether you are heading to the beach or the mountains for some snow our vehicles can make the driving experience a lot more fun, comfortable and memorable.
  • SUVs are a brilliant way to explore New Zealand’s town or country roads and are perfect for your next road trip or family holiday. 
  •  With our affordable rates, there is one to suit your needs.
Ford escape car

The Pros of Hiring an SUV 

There are many advantages to hiring an SUV from us, including:

  • More space with a larger seating area
  • Large boot space for plenty of luggage and the option to fold down seats for larger items
  • Built-in GPS
  • Flexible seating
  • Additional leg room
  • Increased safety
  • Better comfort
  • Suitable for New Zealand weather conditions 
  • Entertainment such as Bluetooth and USB pairing for phones and tablets (great to keep the kids busy on those long car journeys)

Short and Long Term SUV Rental Options 

We are able to offer our SUV’s on short and long term options.  Our cars can be hired from as little as one day to a month or longer. Take advantage of our affordable rates.  Long term vehicles are available for a monthly rate and maintenance and servicing is included in the price.  

The benefits of short and long term vehicle hire with us are:

  • 24-hour roadside assistance 
  • Access to our modern, late model fleet of SUV sized vehicles 
  • Unlimited kilometres 
  • No early return penalty 
  • Flexible billing
  • Optional accident excess reduction 

Premium SUV Rental 

Our Mazda CX-9 is an elegant and luxurious 7-seater family SUV.  It offers comfort, spaciousness, modern technology and accommodates the needs of a modern family with adapted seating and luggage requirements.  

maxda cx9 suv car

The interior has high quality craftsmanship, a premium finish and wooden accents.

The interior features are:

  • Leather trim seats
  • Air conditioning with 3 zone climate control and rear vents
  • 9” inch colour touchscreen 
  • Push button start
  • Front heated seats
  • Bluetooth/USB
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

The Mazda CX-9 also features advanced safety technology to help the driver avoid potential hazards.

 The safety features of the car are:

  • Blind spot monitoring 
  • Front, side and curtain airbags
  • 2 ISOFIX child seat anchors
  • Rain sensing windscreen wipers
  • Parking sensors
  • Reversing camera
  • Hill start launch assist  

Tips for Driving around New Zealand 

Before you begin your New Zealand holiday there are 10 important rules you need to be aware of:

  • In New Zealand we drive on the left-hand side of the road
  • You must ensure that everyone in the car is wearing their seatbelt. Children must be secured in a child approved seat and we have car seats to rent available.
  • Always keep to the speed limit and you must stop at STOP signs.
  • Always slow down to recommended speeds around bends.
  • Only overtake vehicles when it’s safe to do so and use passing lanes when possible. Never cross the solid yellow centre line.
  • Drive to the conditions
  • Plan your journey in advance as driving in New Zealand can take longer due to our winding roads
  • Don’t drink and drive. It is illegal to drive under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs.
  • It is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, pull over or drive to a safe place if you need to call or text

How to Make a Booking 

Now that you have seen what we have available you can find us conveniently located in Takapuna on the North Shore, just over the Auckland harbour bridge and 10 minutes from Auckland CBD. To book your car rental call us on (09) 4880920 or complete our online form on our website.


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