Malaysia

Cheap Car Rentals in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
8 Dec — 15 Dec
Same drop-off
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Thu 8-12
Noon
Thu 15-12
Noon
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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

S$ 7 - S$ 55

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Johor Bahru is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just S$ 7/day. Renting a car in Johor Bahru is 87% cheaper than renting one in Miri where the per day rate is around S$ 55. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Kuala Lumpur (S$ 8/day), Penang (S$ 10/day), and Langkawi (S$ 24/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Kuala Lumpur should expect to spend around S$ 8/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Malaysia?

January

S$ 30

February

S$ 30

March

S$ 31

April

S$ 34

May

S$ 39

June

S$ 43

July

S$ 47

August

S$ 47

September

S$ 45

October

S$ 45

November

S$ 41

December

S$ 35

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Malaysia is January. 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

There are currently 366 hire locations operating in Malaysia spread across 30 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Malaysia is Small at S$ 14 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Malaysia

Small cars

S$ 39 - S$ 56

All Car Types

S$ 93 - S$ 117

To hire a Small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 47/day. February 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 March (~S$ 56/day). In fact, February is about 18% 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 56% 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 S$ 89/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Malaysia (~S$ 79/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~S$ 104/day). In fact, November is about 12% 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 16% 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 S$ 131/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Malaysia (~S$ 114/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 150/day). In fact, August is about 13% 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 20% 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 S$ 101/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Malaysia (~S$ 84/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 119/day). In fact, September is about 17% 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 S$ 87/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Malaysia (~S$ 78/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 122/day). In fact, September is about 12% 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 17% 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 Luxury car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of S$ 189/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Malaysia (~S$ 164/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 259/day). In fact, September is about 14% 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 45% 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 Luxury hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Mazda Mazda2S$ 14/day
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Volkswagen GolfS$ 20/day
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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, Kasina (10.0 rating), Green Matrix (9.2 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?

With an average price of S$ 32/day, Paradise is the most popular car hire provider in Malaysia, booking 242% 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$ 35/day (36% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Malaysia was found in Ipoh for just S$ 27/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.