Kota Kinabalu

Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1 Dec — 8 Dec
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu car hires in 2022

Most popular companyKEDDY
Price of petrol per litreS$ 0.63
Average price per dayS$ 42
Cheapest price per dayS$ 27

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu?

January

S$ 45

February

S$ 48

March

S$ 45

April

S$ 45

May

S$ 51

June

S$ 55

July

S$ 55

August

S$ 53

September

S$ 55

October

S$ 49

November

S$ 40

December

S$ 41

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Kota Kinabalu

There are 16 hire agencies servicing Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. These agencies, altogether, have 55 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? Small is the cheapest car type to hire in Kota Kinabalu with prices from S$ 26 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Kota Kinabalu:

Compare available car types for hire in Kota Kinabalu

Small cars

S$ 43 - S$ 58

All Car Types

S$ 70 - S$ 100

To hire a Small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 51/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 43/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 58/day). In fact, April is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a Small car saves you 41% 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 Kota Kinabalu Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 90/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 78/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 116/day). In fact, September is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a Medium car is 5% 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 Kota Kinabalu Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 100/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 86/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 127/day). In fact, January is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a Large car is 13% 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 Kota Kinabalu Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 95/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 76/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 132/day). In fact, February is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a SUV car is 9% 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 Kota Kinabalu SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 93/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 134/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a Van car is 7% 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 Kota Kinabalu Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Mazda Mazda3S$ 26/day
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Mazda Mazda2S$ 27/day
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Ford FiestaS$ 27/day
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Top rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu

All major car rental suppliers in Kota Kinabalu

Suria Car Rental

2.0
Mediocre
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

KK Rent A Car

31 locations

Green Matrix

3 locations

Hawk

3 locations

Mayflower

3 locations

Europcar

2 locations

keddy by Europcar

2 locations

Sunnycars

2 locations

Best Kota Kinabalu Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Kota Kinabalu?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 59/day when booking a car hire in Kota Kinabalu. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 37/day from Agtran, booked on Nov. 20.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Kota Kinabalu?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Kota Kinabalu from the following companies over the past two weeks: keddy by Europcar (S$ 37/day), Agtran (S$ 37/day), and Europcar (S$ 55/day).

What are gas prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

The average price of petrol in Kota Kinabalu is S$ 0.63/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 28 and S$ 40 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from keddy by Europcar?

keddy by Europcar offers hire cars in Kota Kinabalu for about S$ 329 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for the best price?

Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 17% in Kota Kinabalu - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Kota Kinabalu?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Kota Kinabalu.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Kota Kinabalu can be found for about S$ 1,411, with the average price for a rental being around S$ 47 a day. Book with Agtran, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 33% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Kota Kinabalu.

How much is a car hire in Kota Kinabalu for a weekend?

S$ 79 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Kota Kinabalu. To save money, consider booking a Compact car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in December, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 86 per day.

Van Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Kota Kinabalu van rentals.

Car type options available for Kota Kinabalu

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