Malaysia

Cheap Car Hire in Malaysia from RM 51

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7 Mar — 14 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Malaysia car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Malaysia. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Most popular company

Paradise

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

RM 166

Cheapest price per day

RM 51

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Malaysia?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Malaysia, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 197 pickup locations in Malaysia to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Price

RM 25 - RM 175

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just RM 25/day. Renting a car in Kuala Lumpur is 86% cheaper than renting one in Bintulu where the per day rate is around RM 175. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Johor Bahru (RM 25/day), Kota Kinabalu (RM 29/day), and Penang (RM 36/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Penang should expect to spend around RM 36/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Malaysia is Penang.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Malaysia?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Malaysia and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

January

RM 138

February

RM 161

March

RM 166

April

RM 171

May

RM 147

June

RM 166

July

RM 180

August

RM 176

September

RM 152

October

RM 133

November

RM 142

December

RM 152

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Malaysia is October. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Malaysia

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Malaysia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

In Malaysia, there are 397 active hire locations from 37 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Malaysia in the past week - currently priced from RM 51/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

RM 63+

Compact

Compact

RM 87+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 175+

Standard

Standard

RM 182+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 90+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 132+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 173+

Mini

Mini

RM 147+

Compare available car types for rental in Malaysia

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Malaysia to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Small cars

RM 126 - RM 179

All Car Types

RM 194 - RM 306

To rent a small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 159/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Malaysia (~RM 126/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~RM 179/day). In fact, January is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Malaysia, renting a small car saves you 37% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Malaysia small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 284/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Malaysia (~RM 240/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 347/day). In fact, January is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Malaysia, renting a medium car is 12% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Malaysia medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 436/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Malaysia (~RM 374/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~RM 482/day). In fact, November is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Malaysia, renting a large car is 43% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Malaysia large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 359/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Malaysia (~RM 317/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 407/day). In fact, October is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Malaysia, renting a SUV is 30% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Malaysia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 326/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Malaysia (~RM 249/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 364/day). In fact, November is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Malaysia, renting a van is 23% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Malaysia van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 700/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Malaysia (~RM 534/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~RM 1,051/day). In fact, November is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Malaysia, renting a luxury car is 65% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Honda CivicRM 51/day
4
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A/C
Honda Civic
Proton PersonaRM 82/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton PersonaRM 84/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona

Top rental agencies in Malaysia

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Malaysia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Malaysia. Reviews were last updated on 29 February 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Malaysia, including locations near Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. Helpful information on each car rental agency is available, including reviews, pricing, pickup location, and more.

Agtran

42 locations

Green Matrix

37 locations

KK Rent A Car

31 locations

Hawk

23 locations

Hertz

17 locations

Merge Car Rental

16 locations

Prima Odyssey

16 locations

Galaxy Asia Car Rental

15 locations

Best Malaysia car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Malaysia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Malaysia with an average daily rate of RM 136. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the deals we've found on rental cars in Malaysia including options serving Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. Make sure to examine important information for each deal, including price, car type, and pickup location.
Honda CivicRM 51/day
4
M
A/C
Honda Civic
Hyundai SonataRM 65/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Sonata
Proton PersonaRM 82/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Malaysia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 February 2024.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Malaysia?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, KK Rent A Car (10.0 rating), Merge Car Rental (9.0 rating) and Kasina (8.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Malaysia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Malaysia?

The most popular car hire company at Malaysia is Paradise. With prices on ECONOMY starting at RM 71/day about 402% more people book with Paradise than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Malaysia?

At RM 97/day, the cheapest car rental price in Malaysia was found in Langkawi. On average, Subang Jaya has the cheapest daily rental car price (RM 124/day), which is 43% below average price for cities in Malaysia.

What side of the road do you drive on in Malaysia?

In Malaysia, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.

Van rentals in Malaysia

Find people carrier rental deals in Malaysia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Malaysia cost an average of RM 121 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
For those needing a little more space, we've found these great deals on van rentals in Malaysia, including pickup near Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. To give users even more options, we're frequently updating deals, so check back soon if you don't see one you like.
Proton ExoraRM 82/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora
Toyota InnovaRM 82/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Toyota InnovaRM 94/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova

Car rentals by fuel type in Malaysia

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Malaysia. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Malaysia. Deals were last updated on 29 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Malaysia. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (RM 18+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 52+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 18+

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