Car Types

 

Here is an overview of the car types we can book. Please note that many of the car types are not suitable for highland driving, i.e. not allowed to be driven on roads marked as F roads on public maps. This also applies to Kjölur Route (road 35) and Kaldidalur (road 550). Please see below which cars are allowed for highland driving. 

Passenger cars:

 

Class A - VW Polo or similar*

 

  • number of passengers: 4
  • number of doors: 5                       
  • 2 suitcases and 1 small bag
  • manual or automatic transmission     
  • electronic windows
  • airbags
  • air conditioning
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
   
 Group A

Class B - VW Golf or similar*

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 5
  • 2 suitcases and 2 small bags
  • manual or automatic transmission     
  • electronic windows
  • airbags
  • air conditioning
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
  
 Group B

Class C - Skoda Rapid or similar*

 

  • number of passengers: 5 
  • number of doors: 4
  • 3 suitcases and 1 small bag
  • manual or automatic transmission     
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
  
Group C 

Class S - Skoda Octavia Sedan or similar*

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 4
  • 3 suitcases and 1 small bag
  • automatic or manual transmission     
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
  
Group S 

Class N - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon or similar*

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 5
  • 4 suitcases and 2 small bags
  • manual or automatic transmission     
  • fuel type: diesel only
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
Group N-D 

Class D - Skoda Octavia Combi 4WD*

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 5
  • 4 suitcases and 2 small bags
  • manual or automatic transmission     
  • fuel type: diesel only
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
  
 Group N-D

Four wheel drive cars:


Class G - Suzuki Grand Vitara 4x4 or similar

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 5
  • 3 suitcases and 1 small bag     
  • manual transmission
  • electric windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • suitable for highland driving
 

Class H - Kia Sorento 4WD or similar

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 5
  • 4 suitcases and 2 small bags     
  • automatic transmission only
  • fuel type: diesel only
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • suitable for highland driving
  
 Group H

Class I - Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 or similar

 

  • number of passengers: 5
  • number of doors: 5
  • 5 suitcases and 2 small bags     
  • automatic transmission only
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • suitable for highland driving
   
Group I 

Class K – Land Rover Defender 4x4*

 

  • number of passengers: 7
  • number of doors: 5
  • 1 suitcase and 1 small bag (roof rack)     
  • manual transmission only
  • fuel type: diesel only
  • suitable for highland driving

*Please note that we advise our customers to rent

a luggage trailer with this car as luggage space may

be limited.  

   
Group K
 

Shuttles & Minibuses:


Class M - VW Caddy Maxi Life or similar*

 

  • number of passengers: 7
  • number of doors: 5
  • fuel type: diesel
  • 2 suitcases
  • manual transmission
  • electronic windows
  • airconditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
  
 Group M

Class J - Toyota Hiace 9 Seater 4WD Bus or similar

 

  • number of passengers: 9
  • number of doors: 5
  • 6 large suitcases and 4 small bags
  • electronic windows
  • air conditioning
  • air bags
  • anti-lock brake system     
  • manual transmission only
  • fuel type: diesel only
  • highland driving permitted
  
Group J 
   

Class E - Ford Transit Van*

 

  • number of passengers: 14
  • number of doors: 5
  • 3 suitcases and 2 small bags
  • fuel type: diesel only
  • manual transmission only
  • air conditioning
  • airbags
  • anti-lock brake system
  • NOT suitable for highland driving
  • special license required 

 

*Please note that we advise to rent a luggage trailer with this car as luggage space may be limited.

      Group E 

* Not suitable for highland driving. Please note that driving a car that is not suitable for highland driving on an F marked road, on Kjölur route (35) or Kaldidalur route (550) could result in a fine. Please also note that Icelandic rescue squads monitor the highlands and can report any breach of the car rental terms and conditions to the supplier.

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