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Cheap Car Rentals in Malaysia from S$ 17

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 Malaysia with a pick-up date of 18-6 and drop-off date of 25-6. 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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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 12 June 2024.

Most popular company

R&R Rent A Car

Most common car type

Full-size

Average price per day

S$ 46

Cheapest price per day

S$ 17

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 203 pickup locations in Malaysia to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

Price

S$ 22 - S$ 67

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Langkawi is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just S$ 22/day. Renting a car in Langkawi is 67% cheaper than renting one in Malacca where the per day rate is around S$ 67. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Penang (S$ 28/day), Kuala Lumpur (S$ 28/day), and Johor Bahru (S$ 30/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Johor Bahru should expect to spend around S$ 30/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Malaysia is Johor Bahru.

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 12 June 2024.

January

S$ 39

February

S$ 46

March

S$ 43

April

S$ 40

May

S$ 36

June

S$ 46

July

S$ 50

August

S$ 50

September

S$ 43

October

S$ 37

November

S$ 40

December

S$ 43

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Malaysia is May. 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 12 June 2024.

There are currently 420 hire locations operating in Malaysia spread across 41 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Malaysia is small car at S$ 17 a day. Below are all the 5 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

S$ 24+

Compact

Compact

S$ 22+

Intermediate

Intermediate

S$ 59+

Standard

Standard

S$ 72+

Full-size

Full-size

S$ 29+

People carrier

People carrier

S$ 56+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

S$ 114+

Mini

Mini

S$ 42+

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 12 June 2024.

Small cars

S$ 39 - S$ 55

All Car Types

S$ 67 - S$ 84

To hire a small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 45/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Malaysia (~S$ 39/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~S$ 55/day). In fact, May is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a small car saves you 39% 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 hire a medium car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 80/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Malaysia (~S$ 72/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~S$ 90/day). In fact, January is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, 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. Here are the best Malaysia medium car 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 S$ 116/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Malaysia (~S$ 99/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 141/day). In fact, September is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a large car is 36% 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 hire a SUV in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 95/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Malaysia (~S$ 81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 116/day). In fact, June is about 15% 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 is 22% 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 hire a van in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 91/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Malaysia (~S$ 81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 105/day). In fact, May is about 11% 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 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 Malaysia van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 100/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Malaysia (~S$ 157/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 268/day). In fact, May is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a luxury car is 26% 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.

Hyundai AvanteS$ 17/day
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Hyundai Avante
Toyota CorollaS$ 22/day
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Toyota Corolla
Audi A1S$ 24/day
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Audi A1

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 12 June 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Malaysia, including locations near Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Penang. See what past customers have to say, compare prices, and review other key details before deciding.

Agtran

44 locations

Green Matrix

37 locations

KK Rent A Car

31 locations

Hawk

23 locations

Hertz

18 locations

Avis

17 locations

Merge Car Rental

17 locations

keddy by Europcar

16 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 S$ 48. Data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Take a peek at some options we've found for car rentals in Malaysia, including locations near Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Penang. If these deals don't appeal to you, check back very soon as they are being updated frequently.
Hyundai AvanteS$ 17/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai Avante
Honda AccordS$ 20/day
5
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A/C
Honda Accord
Hyundai AvanteS$ 22/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai Avante

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Malaysia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 June 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 Samavestour (8.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Malaysia.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Malaysia?

    With an average price of S$ 30/day, R&R Rent A Car is the most popular car hire provider in Malaysia, booking 34% more hire cars than any other provider.

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

    When visiting Malaysia, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in George Town where rental cars typically will cost around S$ 37/day (32% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Malaysia was found in Langkawi for just S$ 26/day.

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

    Cars in Malaysia are to be driven on the left side of the road.

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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 S$ 36 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
To help you find the right van rental during your time in Malaysia, we've assembled these deals, with options in the Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Penang area. If these deals aren't exactly what you're looking for, not to worry, as new offers are constantly being added.
Kia CarensS$ 29/day
5
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A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 29/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 37/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens

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 12 June 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 (S$ 16+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

S$ 60+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

S$ 16+

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