Dirty cars

 
Old Apr 22, 13, 8:04 pm
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Dirty cars

Have rented twice in as many weeks--MCI and BNA...cars interior windows were filmy and filthy as were the interiors....cars had 39k+ miles on them and were really beat down....is this becoming the norm for dollar?
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Old Apr 23, 13, 5:59 am
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Since Hertz recently bought Dollar, and such cars have been the norm with Hertz for a long time now, yes.
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Old Apr 24, 13, 3:02 pm
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Actually, depending on the location it has kind of been hit or miss when the car is dirty.
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Old Apr 24, 13, 3:24 pm
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I donít think that any car rental agency ever cleans the insides of their windshields, at least not Alamo, Enterprise, Dollar or Hertz, all of who I have rented from in the past.

All they do is give the car a quick vacuum and run it through the car wash, they donít even use blowers to dry the car so the windshield and the outside rear view mirrors often has spots on it. On driving the car out of the lot I usually use the windshield washers to clean off the spots left from the car wash.

Sometimes I find the inside windshield so dirty, especially when driving at night that at the hotel I grab a hand towel and go out and wipe down the inside of the windshield and also the rear view mirrors.

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Old May 8, 13, 1:01 am
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Originally Posted by Mr. Elliott View Post
I donít think that any car rental agency ever cleans the insides of their windshields, at least not Alamo, Enterprise, Dollar or Hertz, all of who I have rented from in the past.

All they do is give the car a quick vacuum and run it through the car wash, they donít even use blowers to dry the car so the windshield and the outside rear view mirrors often has spots on it. On driving the car out of the lot I usually use the windshield washers to clean off the spots left from the car wash.

Sometimes I find the inside windshield so dirty, especially when driving at night that at the hotel I grab a hand towel and go out and wipe down the inside of the windshield and also the rear view mirrors.

Mr. Elliott

I agree with you on having to clean the insides of the windshield. Its ridiculous and a safety hazard besides being annoyed. I am surprised none of the companies have figured out its a liability.

I am not shy at all about having them re-clean the car and dry it for me if they looked to do a lazy job. Hertz at PIT seemed to be a bad offender.

I think enterprise has by far the worst cars, although to be fair i rarely rent from dollar.
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