MUSAT: Leading car rental company Budget Rent a Car has beefed up its rental fleet in Oman with a sizeable number of new vehicles from Chevrolet and Cadillac. The new inductions, coinciding with an uptick in business and leisure travel as the post-pandemic economic recovery picks up steam, attest to the enduring appeal of two of America’s greatest automotive brands.
An OHI Group company, Budget Car Rental Oman is the first international car rental firm to launch its operations in the Sultanate. It is well-known for its extensive fleet of cars comprising of world renowned automobile brands that cater to the car rental needs of its truly diverse clientele.
Since 1981, Budget has been at the forefront of the car rental sector with its unmatched brand of customer service – an attribute that has made it the preferred choice for car rentals. Budget Oman has partnered with OTE Group, exclusive distributors of Chevrolet and Cadillac, among other automotive brands in the Sultanate, for its requirement of car rentals for the middle and high-end market segments. This association has grown over the decades into a mutually rewarding relationship.
Joining Budget’s expanded fleet are Chevrolet Malibu and Captiva models from the Chevrolet line-up. Offering stellar fuel economy, active safety features and an engaging performance, the Chevrolet Malibu has been extremely well-received in the Oman market. The latest version of the midsize sedan comes with a comprehensively upgraded exterior with a sportier and more aggressive look that matches its performance credentials. The cabin also received equal attention with the new Chevrolet Infotainment system offering outstanding connectivity and entertainment features including Apple CarPlay or Android Auto and Bluetooth.
“Chevrolet and Cadillac are both renowned brands well known for their durability, quality, high performance, comfort and luxury - features that are well appreciated by our customers who place emphasis on value for money. All these qualities blend perfectly with Budget’s core business values. We are confident that these new vehicles will add tremendous value to our on-demand mobility clientele,” added Benty Jose, General Manager of Budget Rent a Car.
“We are delighted to play an important role in building Budget’s fleet of rental cars as it gears up for a keenly anticipated revival in business and tourist travel in Oman and the wider region. Budget’s continued preference for Chevrolet and Cadillac is not only testimony of solid performance and safety reputations associated with our automotive brands, but also a recognition of the unmatched standards of our after-sales service,” said Sudhir M, CEO, OTE Group.
The Chevrolet Captiva, on the other hand, is the most ideal seven-seater SUV on the market. Combining the strength and space of a SUV with the practicality of a family car, the Captiva offers superior comfort and technology features, including sunroof, 17-inch aluminium wheels, rear-view camera and LED daytime running lights (DRL) along with Apple Carplay. Stylish, spacious and smart, the Captiva can comfortably accommodate everyone’s requirements.
Holding pride of place at the high-end of the Budget fleet are the recently inducted Cadillac CT5 sedans, a quintessentially American brand that embodies automotive innovation and finesse. Cadillac also has 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 stamp Cadillac’s authority on the segment.