Malaysia

Cheap Car Rentals in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9 Feb — 16 Feb
Same drop-off
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Malaysia?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Malaysia

Price

RM 22 - RM 157

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just RM 22/day. Renting a car in Kuala Lumpur is 86% cheaper than renting one in Bintulu where the per day rate is around RM 157. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Johor Bahru (RM 22/day), Kota Kinabalu (RM 26/day), and Penang (RM 32/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 32/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?

January

RM 161

February

RM 93

March

RM 98

April

RM 106

May

RM 123

June

RM 136

July

RM 149

August

RM 149

September

RM 140

October

RM 140

November

RM 136

December

RM 166

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Malaysia is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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

In Malaysia, there are 381 active rental locations from 32 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to hire in Malaysia in the past week - currently priced from RM 15/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Compare available car types for hire in Malaysia

Small cars

RM 105 - RM 150

All Car Types

RM 295 - RM 387

To hire a Small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 136/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Malaysia (~RM 105/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 150/day). In fact, April is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Small car saves you 61% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 276/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Malaysia (~RM 231/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~RM 306/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Medium car saves you 21% 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 Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 410/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Malaysia (~RM 361/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~RM 528/day). In fact, August is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Large car is 16% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 334/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Malaysia (~RM 294/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 397/day). In fact, March is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a SUV car saves you 4% 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 323/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Malaysia (~RM 263/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~RM 378/day). In fact, March is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Van car saves you 7% 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 Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Pick-up truck car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 261/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Pick-up truck car in Malaysia (~RM 264/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~RM 607/day). In fact, December is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pick-up truck hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Pick-up truck car saves you 25% 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.

To hire a Luxury car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 614/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Malaysia (~RM 497/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~RM 692/day). In fact, March is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Luxury car is 44% 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.

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Best Malaysia Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, KK Rent A Car (10.0 rating), Kasina (10.0 rating) and Merge Car Rental (9.0 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 61/day about 268% 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 94/day, the cheapest car rental price in Malaysia was found in Langkawi. On average, Sepang has the cheapest daily rental car price (RM 131/day), which is 32% 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

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