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Kota Kinabalu

Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu from S$ 39

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Kota Kinabalu with a pick-up date of 25-7 and drop-off date of 30-7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Kota Kinabalu car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Kota Kinabalu. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Most popular company

NHTRAVEL

Price of petrol per litre

S$ 0.60

Average price per day

S$ 64

Cheapest price per day

S$ 39

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu 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 17 June 2024.

January

S$ 41

February

S$ 47

March

S$ 41

April

S$ 43

May

S$ 47

June

S$ 45

July

S$ 52

August

S$ 54

September

S$ 48

October

S$ 47

November

S$ 47

December

S$ 50

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

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Kota Kinabalu and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

There are 17 hire agencies servicing Kota Kinabalu. These agencies, altogether, have 56 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? large car is the cheapest car type to hire in Kota Kinabalu with prices from S$ 39 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Kota Kinabalu:

Economy

Economy

S$ 41+

Compact

Compact

S$ 41+

Full-size

Full-size

S$ 39+

People carrier

People carrier

S$ 87+

Passenger van

Passenger van

S$ 48+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

S$ 62+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

S$ 71+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

S$ 103+

Compare available car types for rental in Kota Kinabalu

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Kota Kinabalu to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Small cars

S$ 43 - S$ 65

All Car Types

S$ 70 - S$ 84

To hire a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 52/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 August (~S$ 65/day). In fact, April is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a small car saves you 33% 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 car 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$ 81/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~S$ 95/day). In fact, March is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a medium 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.

To hire a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 94/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 85/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 109/day). In fact, October is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a large car is 19% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 85/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 74/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~S$ 93/day). In fact, April is about 14% 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 is 11% 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 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 95/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a van in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~S$ 76/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 111/day). In fact, July is about 20% 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 is 19% 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:

Audi A1S$ 41/day
2
M
A/C
Audi A1
Hyundai i20S$ 41/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Ford FiestaS$ 45/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta

Top rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Kota Kinabalu. Reviews were last updated on 17 June 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

KK Rent A Car

31 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Agtran

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

1 location

Europcar

7.6
Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

8.4

Suria Car Rental

7.3
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.3

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Sixt

1 location

Green Matrix

3 locations

Best Kota Kinabalu car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Kota Kinabalu. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Kota Kinabalu with an average daily rate of S$ 60. Data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Peruse the best Kota Kinabalu car rental deals we've found. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Honda AccordS$ 39/day
5
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A/C
Honda Accord
Audi A1S$ 41/day
2
M
A/C
Audi A1
Ford FiestaS$ 41/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kota Kinabalu, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Kota Kinabalu?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 64/day when booking a car hire in Kota Kinabalu. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 38/day from NH Travel, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire 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$ 39/day), Suria Car Rental (S$ 41/day), and Agtran (S$ 45/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Kota Kinabalu?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, KK Rent A Car (10.0 rating), Agtran (8.0 rating) and Europcar (7.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Kota Kinabalu.

  • What are petrol prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

    The average price of petrol in Kota Kinabalu is S$ 0.60/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 27 and S$ 39 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from NH Travel?

    NH Travel offers hire cars in Kota Kinabalu for about S$ 296 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 45% in Kota Kinabalu - we recommend booking at least 82days 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$ 1,266, with the average price for a rental being around S$ 42 a day. Book with NH Travel, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 23% 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$ 0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Kota Kinabalu. To save money, consider booking a Full-size car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in July, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 49 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Kota Kinabalu?

    The most popular car to hire while in Kota Kinabalu is the Class Standard SUV, which is a Standard vehicle.

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Van rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Find people carrier rental deals in Kota Kinabalu from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Kota Kinabalu cost an average of S$ 97 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Kota Kinabalu. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van rentals.
Kia CarensS$ 79/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 80/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 80/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens

Car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. Deals were last updated on 17 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

S$ 29+

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