Avis Unveils 2013 Line-Up of Vehicles, Including Cars From BMW, Cadillac, Infiniti and Volvo

Avis Unveils 2013 Line-Up of Vehicles, Including Cars From BMW, Cadillac,
Infiniti and Volvo

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Car Rental today
announced that the new 2013 model-year vehicles have started rolling into Avis
locations across the United States.

"From compact vehicles to luxury sedans, SUVs and convertibles – we've got you
covered," said Tom Gartland, president, North America, Avis Budget Group. "Our
2013 fleet features a wide range of vehicles from a variety of manufacturers
to fit every occasion, from business to leisure."

The Avis 2013 line-up features quality Chrysler, Kia, Nissan, Toyota and
Volkswagen vehicles as well as makes and models from other automobile
manufacturers, including:

BMW – BMW's first roadster with a retractable hardtop, the Z4, and BMW's 740i
sedan join "Avis Cool Cars," a collection of fun-to-drive vehicles. Available
in January, the Z4 features rear-wheel drive and a 240-horsepower 2.0-liter
engine. The 740i sedan has a 315-horsepower 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo
6-cylinder engine, and joins the BMW 3-Series and 5-Series cars already in the

Cadillac – The most acclaimed luxury SUV, the Cadillac Escalade, is now
available in the Avis fleet. The vehicle seats up to eight passengers and
features a 403-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 engine that "moves from 0-60 in 6.8
seconds." The Escalade also boasts a rear-view camera, tri-zone climate
control and a roof-mounted luggage rack. The all-new Cadillac XTS arrives this
month. The luxurious front-wheel drive sedan features a 3.6-liter V6 engine
that delivers 304-horsepower and an eight-speaker Bose^® sound system.

Chevrolet – The internationally acclaimed Chevy Spark makes its debut in the
United States and in the Avis 2013 fleet. The five-door, four-seat subcompact
car is rated 38 miles per gallon (highway) and is perfect for navigating
around large cities. Beginning this month, the redesigned Chevy Malibu will
also be available for rent. The LS model features a 5-liter, 4-cylinder
engine, 6-speed automatic transmission and an estimated 34 miles per gallon

Ford – Joining Avis Cool Cars are two hybrid vehicles that each boasts 47
miles per gallon (city and highway). These include the Ford Fusion Hybrid and
the Ford C-MAX, the all-new five-passenger multi-activity hybrid.

Infiniti – With three rows of seating, the Infiniti JX35 crossover vehicle
comfortably seats seven passengers. The JX35 also boasts two panoramic
moonroofs, a 3.5-liter V6 engine, a power rear liftgate and tri-zone automatic
temperature control. The JX35 will be available in January.

Volvo – The front-wheel drive Volvo XC60 crossover comfortably seats five
passengers. In addition, the rear seat backrests fold down and provide more
than 67 cubic feet of cargo space. The XC60 rolls in this December.

Avis takes pride in maintaining a young fleet. A variety of 2013 model-year
vehicles are now available for rent and others will be soon. Many of these
will also be available for consumer purchase through the Company's Ultimate
Test Drive program sometime next year. Ultimate Test Drive is available in
Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

Availability of vehicles is limited and may vary by location. For more
information or to make a reservation, customers should visit www.avis.com.

About Avis

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with
approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long
history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top
brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For
more information, visit www.avis.com.

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