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Cheap Car Hire in Malaysia from ฿625

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
21 Feb — 28 Feb
Driver's age: 26-65
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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 14 February 2024.

Most popular company

Paradise

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

฿889

Cheapest price per day

฿625

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 192 pickup locations in Malaysia to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 February 2024.

Price

฿653 - ฿1,254

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Langkawi is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ฿653/day. Renting a car in Langkawi is 48% cheaper than renting one in Johor Bahru where the per day rate is around ฿1,254. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Kuala Lumpur (฿681/day), Kuching (฿1,116/day), and Johor Bahru (฿1,254/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 ฿1,254/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 14 February 2024.

January

฿1,040

February

฿1,219

March

฿1,255

April

฿1,291

May

฿1,112

June

฿1,255

July

฿1,363

August

฿1,327

September

฿1,148

October

฿1,004

November

฿1,076

December

฿1,148

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Malaysia 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 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 14 February 2024.

There are 33 hire agencies servicing Malaysia. These agencies, altogether, have 385 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? large car is the cheapest car type to hire in Malaysia with prices from ฿625 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Malaysia:

Economy

Economy

฿641+

Compact

Compact

฿699+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿1,119+

Standard

Standard

฿1,656+

Full-size

Full-size

฿625+

Minivan

Minivan

฿1,708+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿2,409+

Passenger van

Passenger van

฿991+

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 14 February 2024.

Small cars

฿808 - ฿1,408

All Car Types

฿1,727 - ฿2,704

To hire a small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,147/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Malaysia (~฿808/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿1,408/day). In fact, January is about 30% 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 50% 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 ฿2,169/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Malaysia (~฿1,538/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿3,037/day). In fact, February is about 30% 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 saves you 6% 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 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 ฿3,111/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Malaysia (~฿2,543/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~฿3,721/day). In fact, July is about 19% 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 27% 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 ฿2,541/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Malaysia (~฿1,993/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿3,245/day). In fact, October is about 22% 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 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 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 ฿2,510/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in Malaysia (~฿2,053/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿3,358/day). In fact, February is about 19% 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 10% 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:

Honda City฿641/day
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Honda City
Honda City฿643/day
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Honda City
Honda Fit฿699/day
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Honda Fit

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 14 February 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Malaysia, including those that serve Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Penang. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Malaysia, including locations around Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

Agtran

38 locations

Green Matrix

37 locations

KK Rent A Car

31 locations

Hawk

22 locations

Hertz

17 locations

Merge Car Rental

16 locations

Prima Odyssey

16 locations

Galaxy Asia Car Rental

15 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 ฿1,518. Data was last updated on 14 February 2024.
Browse some of the deals we've come across on car rentals in the Malaysia region, including options close to Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Penang. If these deals don't appeal to you, check back very soon as they are being updated frequently.
Tesla Model 3฿625/day
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4
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Tesla Model 3
Honda City฿641/day
2
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Honda City
Honda City฿643/day
2
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Honda City

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Malaysia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 14 February 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 Kasina (8.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Malaysia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Malaysia?

When hiring a car in Malaysia, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Paradise, and with prices around ฿869/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Paradise is ECONOMY, which starts as low as ฿700/day.

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

At ฿635/day, the cheapest car rental price in Malaysia was found in Langkawi. On average, Langkawi has the cheapest daily rental car price (฿653/day), which is 36% below average price for cities in Malaysia.

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

Cars travel on the left side of the road in Malaysia.

Small car rentals in Malaysia

Find small car rental deals in Malaysia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Malaysia cost an average of ฿1,335 per day. Price data was last updated on 14 February 2024.
Nissan March฿1,098/day
2
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Nissan March
Toyota Yaris฿1,098/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿1,098/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
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