Kuala Lumpur

Cheap Car Hire in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from S$ 24

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
8 Mar — 15 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 1 March 2024.

Most popular company

PARADISE

Price of petrol per litre

S$ 0.58

Average price per day

S$ 52

Cheapest price per day

S$ 24

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kuala Lumpur?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Kuala Lumpur, 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 1 March 2024.

January

S$ 39

February

S$ 45

March

S$ 47

April

S$ 48

May

S$ 41

June

S$ 47

July

S$ 51

August

S$ 49

September

S$ 43

October

S$ 37

November

S$ 40

December

S$ 43

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 1 March 2024.

At S$ 24/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Kuala Lumpur in the past week. Out of 24 car hire agencies operating in Kuala Lumpur, there are, in total, 83 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

S$ 24+

Compact

Compact

S$ 28+

Standard

Standard

S$ 63+

Full-size

Full-size

S$ 24+

People carrier

People carrier

S$ 46+

Passenger van

Passenger van

S$ 37+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

S$ 60+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

S$ 66+

Compare available car types for rental in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Kuala Lumpur, 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 1 March 2024.

Small cars

S$ 42 - S$ 52

All Car Types

S$ 65 - S$ 86

To hire a small car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 46/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (~S$ 42/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 52/day). In fact, January is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Kuala Lumpur. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuala Lumpur, hiring a small car saves you 38% 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 Kuala Lumpur small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 83/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (~S$ 72/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~S$ 94/day). In fact, January is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Kuala Lumpur. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuala Lumpur, hiring a medium car 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 Kuala Lumpur medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 110/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (~S$ 99/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 134/day). In fact, October is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Kuala Lumpur. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuala Lumpur, hiring a large car is 32% 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 Kuala Lumpur large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 99/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (~S$ 88/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 116/day). In fact, September is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Kuala Lumpur. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuala Lumpur, hiring a SUV is 25% 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 Kuala Lumpur SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 91/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (~S$ 79/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 105/day). In fact, May is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Kuala Lumpur. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuala Lumpur, hiring a van is 18% 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 Kuala Lumpur van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 100/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (~S$ 135/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~S$ 331/day). In fact, June is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Kuala Lumpur. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuala Lumpur, hiring a luxury car is 25% 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.

Audi A1S$ 24/day
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A/C
Audi A1
Audi A1S$ 25/day
2
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A/C
Audi A1
Toyota CorollaS$ 28/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Corolla

Tips for hiring a car in Kuala Lumpur

Browse helpful tips for hiring a car in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on 1 March 2024.
  • To hire a vehicle in Kuala Lumpur, you'll need to present your driving licence and passport. You can drive on a Singapore driving licence in Malaysia, so you won't need to get an International Driving Permit. You'll also need a credit card in your name to pay the deposit. Note that debit cards, including those issued by Visa or Mastercard, usually aren't accepted. Some level of insurance in the form of a Collision Damage Waiver is usually included in your booking. Make sure you know what you're covered for and take out additional insurance if necessary. Make sure you keep all these documents with you when you're driving, you'll need to present them if you're pulled over.
  • The roads in Kuala Lumpur are well-maintained, and you should have little to no issues driving on them. However, getting around can be confusing, so consider adding a GPS or using your phone for directions. This way, if you miss a planned turn, it can recalculate directions for you. When driving at night, remember that your headlights must be turned on between 19:00 and 07:00. Finally, bear in mind that you will likely share the roads with a significant number of motorcyclists, who may weave in between traffic.
  • With your own vehicle, it's easy to drive not just in Kuala Lumpur, but all around Malaysia. You can drive to the rainforests near Gopeng in around 2 hours or take a longer trip down to the Desaru Coast in just over 4 hours. As Kuala Lumpur is right in the middle of Malaysia's west coast, you can easily drive all over the country. Bear in mind that you usually won't be able to take your vehicle across the border into either Singapore or Thailand.
  • Rush hour in Kuala Lumpur gets very busy and you can expect significant delays if you drive during these times. Try to avoid driving in Kuala Lumpur between 07:00 and 10:00 and 16:00 and 19:00. This is especially true in the city centre. On main roads such as Jalan Ampang, there can still be heavy traffic until 20:00 on some days. If you need to drive into the city during these times, plan for your journey to take at least 30min longer than expected.

Top rental agencies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Reviews were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Kuala Lumpur, including Agtran, Paradise and Hertz. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Agtran

9 locations

Paradise

8.0
Very Good
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.4

Hertz

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

keddy by Europcar

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.6

Europcar

6.0
Okay
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.3

Comfort

5.3

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

6.0

Galaxy Asia Car Rental

7 locations

Hawk

3 locations

Nescorp Transport

10 locations

Best Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with an average daily rate of S$ 45. Data was last updated on 1 March 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rental cars in Kuala Lumpur. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Audi A1S$ 24/day
2
M
A/C
Audi A1
Honda AccordS$ 24/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Accord
Audi A1S$ 25/day
2
M
A/C
Audi A1

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 1 March 2024.

How do you pay for toll roads in Kuala Lumpur?

Before you drive on any toll roads in Kuala Lumpur, you'll need to get a Touch 'n Go card. Luckily, these are available at some 7-Eleven stores and petrol stations in Singapore. You can also order one online in advance of your trip. Alternatively, if you're flying into Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), you can find Touch 'n Go kiosks in Car Park C, where you can buy a new card or top up your current one. This is likely where you will pick up your vehicle. The card costs about MYR 10 (roughly SGD 3) plus the minimum top-up amount of an additional MYR 10. When you're on the road, you'll use the card at toll booths like you would use a contactless credit card.

Can I pick up a hire car in Kuala Lumpur at the airport?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport has several car hire companies available. You can find most of them in the arrivals hall in Terminal 1. There are also companies that have their offices in the car park. If you need to get between Terminal 2 and Terminal 1, there is a free shuttle between the terminals. Most agencies are open between around 07:30 and 22:00 and some have limited hours on Sundays. However, if you book in advance they may be able to remain open outside their usual operating hours. Once you've picked up your vehicle, you can drive into central Kuala Lumpur in around 50min during normal traffic and around 1h 20min during rush hour.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Kuala Lumpur?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 52/day when booking a car hire in Kuala Lumpur. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 32/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 31.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Kuala Lumpur?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Kuala Lumpur from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hawk (S$ 24/day), Goso Rent a Car (S$ 25/day), and Agtran (S$ 28/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating), Paradise (8.0 rating) and Hertz (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Kuala Lumpur.

What are petrol prices like in Kuala Lumpur?

The average price of petrol in Kuala Lumpur is S$ 0.58/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 26 and S$ 38 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Kuala Lumpur for a week from Paradise?

Paradise is one of the most popular car hire companies in Kuala Lumpur, offering car hire for around S$ 207 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Kuala Lumpur for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Kuala Lumpur it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 46%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 30 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Kuala Lumpur?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Kuala Lumpur for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Kuala Lumpur for a month?

You can potentially save up to 73% on a month-long rental by booking with Thrifty. Thrifty is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Kuala Lumpur can cost you on average S$ 889 a month or S$ 30 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

How much is a car hire in Kuala Lumpur for a weekend?

S$ 63 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Kuala Lumpur. To save money, consider booking a Economy car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in April, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 42 per day.

What car do most people hire in Kuala Lumpur?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Kuala Lumpur is Economy (Proton Saga) based on our Cheapflights data.

Van rentals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Find people carrier rental deals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia cost an average of S$ 66 per day. Price data was last updated on 1 March 2024.
In terms of van rentals in Kuala Lumpur, these are some of the best options we've found at this time. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Kia CarensS$ 46/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 46/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 55/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens

Car rentals by fuel type in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Deals were last updated on 1 March 2024.

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

Hybrid

Hybrid

S$ 49+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

S$ 18+

Airport car hires in Kuala Lumpur
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