Driving a car in Turkey gives you the freedom to travel to whatever place whenever you want, is a good idea. It is a bad idea for your budget because Turkey is one of the countries where the fuel prices are very expensive.
You can use your driving license in Turkey. It is valid for 6 months after you enter the country.
Driving in Istanbul
Driving in Istanbul is such an experience! The streets tend to be narrow, and Istanbul drivers are aggressive.
If you plan to drive in Turkey, and especially in Istanbul, we recommend you to drive safely!