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Kota Kinabalu

Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu from HK$214

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 25-5 and drop-off date of 1-6. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
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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 18 May 2024.

Most popular company

NHTRAVEL

Price of petrol per litre

HK$3.36

Average price per day

HK$339

Cheapest price per day

HK$214

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 18 May 2024.

January

HK$241

February

HK$273

March

HK$241

April

HK$249

May

HK$273

June

HK$257

July

HK$296

August

HK$312

September

HK$288

October

HK$273

November

HK$273

December

HK$288

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 18 May 2024.

In Kota Kinabalu, there are 56 active hire locations from 17 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Kota Kinabalu in the past week - currently priced from HK$214/day. View deals for 3 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

HK$237+

Compact

Compact

HK$214+

Full-size

Full-size

HK$232+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$454+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

HK$424+

Passenger van

Passenger van

HK$482+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

HK$572+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

HK$625+

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 18 May 2024.

Small cars

HK$258 - HK$318

All Car Types

HK$309 - HK$524

To hire a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of HK$277/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~HK$258/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$318/day). In fact, March is about 8% 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 36% 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 HK$411/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~HK$331/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$475/day). In fact, April is about 20% 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 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.

To hire a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of HK$602/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~HK$444/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$903/day). In fact, October is about 27% 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 30% 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 HK$463/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~HK$394/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$550/day). In fact, April is about 16% 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 8% 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 van in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of HK$601/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a van in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~HK$285/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$903/day). In fact, October is about 53% 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 29% 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:

Honda FitHK$214/day
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Hyundai i20HK$266/day
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Hyundai i20

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 18 May 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis in Kota Kinabalu. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis.

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 HK$554. Data was last updated on 18 May 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Kota Kinabalu area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Honda FitHK$214/day
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Honda Fit
Hyundai i20HK$266/day
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Hyundai i20
Toyota NoahHK$454/day
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Toyota Noah

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 18 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Kota Kinabalu?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$339/day when booking a car hire in Kota Kinabalu. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$254/day from keddy by Europcar, booked on May 12.

  • 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: KK Rent A Car (HK$214/day), keddy by Europcar (HK$232/day), and Hertz (HK$237/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 HK$3.36/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$151 and HK$218 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?

    Hiring a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week can be a great option for travel. NH Travel, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around HK$1,513/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for the best price?

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 48%. Aim to book your car hire at least 82 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Kota Kinabalu.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Kota Kinabalu?

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Kota Kinabalu however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu for a month?

    The average cost of a car rental in Kota Kinabalu for a month is HK$6,483. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Kota Kinabalu for a weekend?

    It costs HK$216 for a weekend car hire in Kota Kinabalu, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Compact as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Kota Kinabalu in June, prices are HK$0 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Kota Kinabalu?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Kota Kinabalu is Full-size (Perodua Bezza) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Van rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Find van rental deals in Kota Kinabalu from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Kota Kinabalu cost an average of HK$556 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 May 2024.
Have a look at some of the best options for renting a car in Kota Kinabalu we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota NoahHK$454/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$454/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$454/day
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Toyota Noah

Car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. Deals were last updated on 18 May 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

HK$29+

Airport car rentals in Kota Kinabalu
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