Leading car rental company Budget Rent a Car has bolstered its rental fleet in Oman with a significant number of new vehicles from Chevrolet and Cadillac. The new inductions, which coincide with an increase in business and leisure travel as the post-pandemic economic recovery gathers pace, speak to the enduring appeal of two of America’s biggest auto brands.
An OHI Group company, Budget Car Rental Oman is the first international car rental company to launch operations in the Sultanate. It is well known for its large fleet of cars comprising of world renowned automotive brands that cater to the car rental needs of its very diverse customer base.
Since its inception in Oman in 1981, Budget has been at the forefront of the car rental industry with its unrivaled brand of customer service – an attribute that has made it the preferred choice for car rental. Budget Oman has partnered with OTE Group, exclusive distributors of Chevrolet and Cadillac, among other automotive brands in the Sultanate, for its car rental needs for the mid-range and high-end market segments. This association has grown over the decades into a mutually rewarding relationship.
Chevrolet Malibu and Captiva models from the Chevrolet lineup join Budget’s expanded fleet. Offering stellar fuel economy, active safety features and engaging performance, the Chevrolet Malibu has been extremely well received in the Oman market. The latest version of the mid-size sedan comes with a fully upgraded exterior with a sportier and more aggressive look that matches its performance. The cabin also received the same attention with the new Chevrolet infotainment system offering great connectivity and entertainment features including Apple CarPlay or Android Auto and Bluetooth.
The Chevrolet Captiva, on the other hand, is the most ideal seven-seat SUV on the market. Combining the strength and space of an SUV with the practicality of a family car, the Captiva offers superior comfort and technology features, including a sunroof, 17-inch aluminum wheels, camera reversing and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) as well as Apple Carplay. Sleek, spacious and smart, the Captiva adapts comfortably to everyone’s needs.
The recently introduced Cadillac CT5 sedans, a quintessentially American brand that epitomizes automotive innovation and finesse, take pride of place at the top end of the Budget fleet. Cadillac also offers the iconic 2021 Escalade, which has set new benchmarks in the luxury SUV segment. The luxurious full-size SUV offers several industry-first technologies and features that mark Cadillac’s authority in the segment.
“Chevrolet and Cadillac are two renowned brands well known for their durability, quality, high performance, comfort and luxury – features well appreciated by our customers who emphasize value for money. All of these qualities mesh perfectly with Budget’s core business values. We are confident that these new vehicles will add tremendous value to our on-demand mobility customer base,” added Mr. Benty Jose, General Manager of Budget Rent a Car.
“We are delighted to play an important role in building Budget’s rental car fleet as it prepares for a much-anticipated revival of business and tourist travel in Oman and the wider region. Budget’s continued preference for Chevrolet and Cadillac is a testament not only to the strong reputation for performance and safety associated with our automotive brands, but also a recognition of the unsurpassed standards of our aftermarket service,” said Sudhir M. ., CEO – OTE Group .
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