Depots in Christchurch, Methven & Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand

4WD Rentals is New Zealand owned and operated with convenient depot locations in Christchurch, Methven and Queenstown.

Our vision is to provide a wide range of quality AWD and 4WD vehicles that cover a variety of options whilst offering friendly service and flexibility to our customers.

Many of our vehicles have been specifically selected for their reliability and versatility in NZ conditions, so you can be sure we have your best interests in mind. We have a wealth of knowledge and experience driving New Zealand’s ski access roads and highways in winter so ask us now how we may help with your next visit.

We offer a personalised, professional service and are able to deliver your vehicle to your hotel/motel or private accommodation within the Christchurch & Queenstown CBD where possible, subject to prior arrangement. Alternatively we operate conveniently located depots near Christchurch airport, Queenstown airport or in Methven (near Mt Hutt) should you wish to collect your vehicle from us directly.

4WD Rentals also provides a full travel reservation service and can assist you with all your travel requirements from planning your itinerary to booking a complete package tailored to your specific needs. Whether you are a couple, family gathering or a group of friends we have a vehicle to suit your needs and the know how to make it work.

Talk to us now about the priorities and expectations of your next trip so we can deliver a package that covers all the bases.

Our Vehicles

Whether it’s an AWD wagon, popular 4WD, luxury SUV or minivan, 4WD Rentals has a range of quality vehicles that will suit a variety of purposes.

A6 Avante Quattro

  • 3.2L  V6 5 door AWD Wagon
  • Automatic
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Cruise Control
  • Multiple Airbags
  • ABS
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
  • Suits 4-5 passengers, bags 4+

Audi Allroad Quattro

  • 2.7L V6 Turbo 5 Door AWD Wagon
  • Climate control
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Cruise control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Alloy wheels
  • 4 wheel ABS
  • Dual front-side airbags
  • Traction & stability control
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Subaru Forester

  • 2.0L 5 Door AWD Wagon
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24 hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Toyota Hiace Van

  • 2.7L Petrol 4WD Van
  • 10 seater
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Subaru Outback

  • 2.5L 5 Door AWD Wagon
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Cruise control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Alloy wheels
  • 4 wheel ABS
  • Dual front-side airbags
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24 hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Toyota Lexus Harrier

  • 3.0L V6 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • Multiple airbags
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

VW Passat

  • 3.2L V6 5 Door AWD SUV
  • Automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Leather Trim
  • Alloy wheels
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Toyota Rav 4

  • 2.0L 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Toyota Surf (Early Model)

  • 3.0l turbo diesel 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Automatic with air-conditioning
  • Power steering, power windows, alloy wheels
  • Unlimited km (minimum 7 day hire)
  • Suits 4-5 bags 4+

Toyota Surf (Later Model)

  • 4l V6 Petrol 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Automatic with air-conditioning
  • Power steering, power windows, alloy wheels
  • Dual airbags
  • Unlimited km (minimum 7 day hire)
  • Suits 4-5 bags 4+

VW Touareg

  • 3.2L V6 5 door AWD SUV
  • Automatic
  • Aircon/climate control
  • Power steer
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • Multiple airbags
  • ABS
  • Leather interior
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

BMW X5 (E53)

  • 4.4L V8 Luxury AWD SUV or 3.0L V6 Luxury AWD SUV
  • Automatic (steptronic)
  • Climate control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Multiple airbags
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability
  • ABS with break assist
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
A6 Avante Quattro

A6 Avante Quattro

  • 3.2L  V6 5 door AWD Wagon
  • Automatic
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Cruise Control
  • Multiple Airbags
  • ABS
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
  • Suits 4-5 passengers, bags 4+
Allroad Quattro

Audi Allroad Quattro

  • 2.7L V6 Turbo 5 Door AWD Wagon
  • Climate control
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Cruise control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Alloy wheels
  • 4 wheel ABS
  • Dual front-side airbags
  • Traction & stability control
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Forester

Subaru Forester

  • 2.0L 5 Door AWD Wagon
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24 hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Hiace

Toyota Hiace Van

  • 2.7L Petrol 4WD Van
  • 10 seater
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Outback

Subaru Outback

  • 2.5L 5 Door AWD Wagon
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Cruise control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Alloy wheels
  • 4 wheel ABS
  • Dual front-side airbags
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24 hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Lexus Harrier

Toyota Lexus Harrier

  • 3.0L V6 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • Multiple airbags
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Passat

VW Passat

  • 3.2L V6 5 Door AWD SUV
  • Automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Leather Trim
  • Alloy wheels
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Rav 4

Toyota Rav 4

  • 2.0L 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Air-conditioning
  • Automatic
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • ABS
  • Dual airbags
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
Surf (Early)

Toyota Surf (Early Model)

  • 3.0l turbo diesel 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Automatic with air-conditioning
  • Power steering, power windows, alloy wheels
  • Unlimited km (minimum 7 day hire)
  • Suits 4-5 bags 4+
Surf (Later)

Toyota Surf (Later Model)

  • 4l V6 Petrol 5 Door 4WD SUV
  • Automatic with air-conditioning
  • Power steering, power windows, alloy wheels
  • Dual airbags
  • Unlimited km (minimum 7 day hire)
  • Suits 4-5 bags 4+
Touareg

VW Touareg

  • 3.2L V6 5 door AWD SUV
  • Automatic
  • Aircon/climate control
  • Power steer
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • Multiple airbags
  • ABS
  • Leather interior
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)
X5

BMW X5 (E53)

  • 4.4L V8 Luxury AWD SUV or 3.0L V6 Luxury AWD SUV
  • Automatic (steptronic)
  • Climate control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Multiple airbags
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Alloy wheels
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability
  • ABS with break assist
  • Roof pod
  • Snow chains
  • 24hr Roadside Assistance (AA membership)

Why 4WD Rentals?

  • Wide range of quality vehicles
  • Airport pick up and drop off available
  • Depots in Christchurch, Methven & Queenstown
  • Unlimited km and standard insurance included (excess applies)
  • Automatic & manual vehicles
  • Ski pod & snow chains included with most vehicle types
  • 24 hour roadside assistance – AA membership
  • Friendly and helpful service
  • Free maps and accommodation guides
  • No hidden costs*
  • Professional reservation and travel advisory service available

* All vehicle types include unlimited km, standard insurance and GST (NZ Goods & Services Tax, currently at 15%) in the daily rate. Insurance excess of $2500 applies to all vehicle types or you may choose to reduce your liability to NZ$500 by paying an additional NZ$25 per day on the commencement of your hire. We strongly recommend overseas travelers to have adequate travel insurance cover which includes the provision for rental vehicle excess coverage. Please refer to our full terms and conditions for the finer details or ask us before making your booking. All vehicle types are subject to availability, conditions may differ between vehicle types.

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