Driving in Argentina varies to other countries so it’s important to know some road rules before you start your road trip there. Sixt has provided a guide for our customers with some useful driving tips so that you can be familiar with what to expect when driving in Argentina.
It is important to read this guide before you start your journey in Argentina.
Please make sure that you are aware of all the road regulations before you start your trip in Argentina.
The standard legal limits, which may be varied by signs, for private vehicles without trailers are as follows:
It is compulsory to have the following equipment with you when driving in Argentina:
Be extra cautious when driving at night as road users and roads have little or no lights.
Road conditions in Argentina are generally good but there are some gravel and dirt roads off the main roads particularly in the south which will require a 4x4.
Many highways only have one lane in in each direction and you get between two to three lanes on an autopista (freeway), which connect the major cities.
It is advised that all doors are locked and windows closed when driving through cities especially at night time and when stopping at junctions.
In the country areas you should drive carefully in case there are any potholes or rocks in the road.
Make sure you park your car in a well-lit area.
There are toll roads on most of the main highways, because many of the highways are privately owned. Check maps and local information before you go.
Sixt has branches in most major cities of Argentina including, Buenos Aires, Cordona and Mendoza.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.