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Do I need a 4x4 car rental in Iceland?

With the unpredictable weather, harsh seasons, and tough roads a 4x4 rental car is without a doubt the safer choice when traveling in Iceland in a rental car.

Over 13.000km of roads and less than 5000km covered with asphalt, you'll want a sturdy 4x4 rental car Iceland to lead you through the bumpy gravel roads and steep hills of Iceland

While regular rental cars in Iceland are allowed on all of them (except F-roads), there are plenty of roads that are not serviced regularly and shouldn‘t be attempted with a regular vehicle. With a 4x4 rental car, you‘re pretty well geared for most roads in Iceland.

4x4 rental car allows you to explore so much more than it would be driving a 2WD, getting to isolated regions like the Westfjords and the northeast. 4x4 cars are perfect for getting off the beaten track and exploring undiscovered regions.

All caution needs to be taken even when driving a 4x4 car in Iceland.

4x4 rental car driving the f road in iceland

Is renting a 4x4 in Iceland worth it?

Renting a car in Iceland is definitely worth it! Regardless of the vehicle or route, you select, renting a 4x4 in Iceland provides you with the independence to forge your own course and access inaccessible and magnificent sites that the average bus visitor can't.


What is included when renting a 4x4 in Iceland?

The cost of all short-term 4x4 rentals that you have booked on gocarrental.is include: taxes, fees, studded winter tires during winter time (Nov-April), SCWD, GP, TP & CDW insurance (which can be declined), unlimited mileage, and third-party liability.



Our 4x4 car rental Iceland

Go Car Rental offers a variety of 4x4 rental cars for your dream holiday. Rent a super jeep in Iceland or a 4x4 SUV and explore the entire nation in complete convenience and comfort.

Here are the best and most up-to-date 4x4 rental cars that we at Go car rental have to offer. 


Suzuki Jimny

4x4 car rental iceland Suzki Jimny The Suzuki Jimny 4x4 is one of the most affordable 4x4 mini SUV rental cars we offer and of the most popular options to drive in Iceland.

Automatic transmission and a petrol engine with average fuel consumption and high ground clearance can access most roads in Iceland. Being a compact 4x4 rental car, we do not recommend it for more than a pair of two with two luggage

Fuel Consumption : 7.8 L pr.100km / 36 MPG
Fuel Tank size: 40L / 10.5 Gal
Fuel Range: 500 km
Model: 2020-2022
Drive: 4x4

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Dacia Duster

4x4 car rental Dacia Duster Iceland
Looking for a fuel-efficient 4x4 rental car in Iceland?

The Dacia Duster is the 4x4 for your adventure in Iceland!
Diesel engine and manual transmission making it one of the most fuel-efficient and budget-friendly 4x4 we have.
The Dacia Duster 4x4 will fit 3-4 people with luggage easily.

Fuel Consumption : 5.3 L pr.100km / 53 MPG
Fuel Tank size: 50L / 13.2 Gal
Fuel Range : 800 km
Model: 2021-2022
Drive: 4x4

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Subaru XV

4x4 subaru xv car in iceland

Comfort, reliable, and a great 4x4 rental car for 2-3 adults to travel in with all their luggage.
Being all-wheel drive it has shown to perform great in all kinds of situations on all kinds of roads and has been the most popular owned brand of the locals for a choice of 4x4 in Iceland.
Equipped with all kinds of additional features making your 4x4 adventure comfortable and safe.

Fuel Consumption : 7 L pr.100km / 40 MPG
Fuel Tank size: 60L / 15.8 Gal
Fuel Range: 800 km
Model: 2022
Drive: 4x4

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Subaru Forester

4x4 Subaru forester car in iceland

Like the XV it's got a great 4x4 system as well as being comfortable and sturdy, equipped with additional features.
The Forester is the perfect rental car choice for a 4-5 person group that wants to experience Iceland to the fullest. 

Fuel Consumption : 8L pr.100km / 30 MPG
Fuel Tank size : 60L / 15.8 Gal
Fuel Range: 700 km
Model: 2018-2022
Drive: 4x4

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

4x4 jeep wrangler car rental icelandFor those planning to tackle the Icelandic highlands, we recommend the Jeep Wrangler.

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is perhaps the ideal 4x4 rental car for exploring Iceland and all of its potential F-roads. The vehicle features an excellent 4x4 high and low range and a 375 horsepower gasoline engine paired with an electric motor.
The built-in GPS, heated seats, 4x4 Hi and Low ratio, and many other amenities make this incredible 4x4 rental car wonderful!

Fuel Consumption : 5.3 L pr.100km / 44 MPG
Fuel Tank size: 67L / 17.5 Gal
Model : 2022
Drive: 4x4

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4x4 Pajero car rental in iceland

Mitsubishi Pajero

The Pajero has been proven very well for Icelandic weather conditions and with all its additional features, parking camera, sunroof, and heated leather front seats to name a few. It’s luxury on wheels.

With its ground clearance being 235mm it’s one of our best cars to give the Highlands a visit!

Fuel Consumption : 10 L pr.100km / 28 MPG
Fuel Tank size: 88L / 23 Gal
Fuel Range : 900 km
Model: 2017
Drive: 4x4

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4x4 Defender car rental in iceland

Land Rover Defender

The Land Rover Defender is the ultimate combination of luxury and adventurous driving with an excellent 4x4 drive system.

The Defender is equipped for the 21st-century Icelandic adventure. It can handle the extreme Icelandic terrains and confidently takes you from the tough Icelandic mountain roads to shifting cold icy environments.

Fuel Consumption : 6.5 L pr.100km
Fuel Tank size: 90L / 24 Gal
Model: 2023
Drive: 4x4

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Book your 4x4 car rental Iceland today with Go Car Rental Iceland! Need help picking your 4x4 rental car for your advantage in Iceland? Contact us and we will help you!