Malaysia

Cheap Car Hire in Malaysia from HK$163

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7 Mar — 14 Mar
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 29 February 2024.

Most popular company

Hawk

Most common car type

Full-size

Average price per day

HK$314

Cheapest price per day

HK$163

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 197 pickup locations in Malaysia to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Price

HK$139 - HK$596

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Langkawi is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just HK$139/day. Renting a car in Langkawi is 77% cheaper than renting one in Miri where the per day rate is around HK$596. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Penang (HK$139/day), Kuala Lumpur (HK$156/day), and Johor Bahru (HK$165/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 HK$156/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?

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 29 February 2024.

January

HK$226

February

HK$266

March

HK$273

April

HK$281

May

HK$242

June

HK$273

July

HK$297

August

HK$289

September

HK$250

October

HK$219

November

HK$234

December

HK$250

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 29 February 2024.

There are 37 hire agencies servicing Malaysia. These agencies, altogether, have 397 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Malaysia with prices from HK$163 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Malaysia:

Economy

Economy

HK$139+

Compact

Compact

HK$163+

Intermediate

Intermediate

HK$306+

Standard

Standard

HK$368+

Full-size

Full-size

HK$139+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$415+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

HK$426+

Passenger van

Passenger van

HK$285+

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 29 February 2024.

Small cars

HK$237 - HK$298

All Car Types

HK$349 - HK$476

To hire a small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of HK$268/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Malaysia (~HK$237/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$298/day). In fact, November is about 12% 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 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 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 HK$441/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Malaysia (~HK$372/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$532/day). In fact, March is about 16% 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 6% 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 HK$696/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Malaysia (~HK$573/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~HK$1,016/day). In fact, November is about 18% 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 41% 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 SUV in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of HK$540/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Malaysia (~HK$479/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$628/day). In fact, September is about 12% 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 23% 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 Malaysia, you would pay an average price of HK$514/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a van in Malaysia (~HK$427/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~HK$594/day). In fact, April is about 18% 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 19% 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 HK$479/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Malaysia (~HK$634/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~HK$1,458/day). In fact, April is about 32% 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 13% 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.

Toyota CorollaHK$163/day
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Toyota Corolla

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 29 February 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Malaysia, including those serving the Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Penang area. See what past customers have to say, compare prices, and review other key details before deciding.

Agtran

42 locations

Green Matrix

37 locations

KK Rent A Car

31 locations

Hawk

23 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 HK$453. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on rental cars within the Malaysia region, including options close to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Penang. Deals are constantly refreshed so come back soon for more car rental options.
Toyota CorollaHK$163/day
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Toyota Corolla
Toyota CorollaHK$184/day
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Toyota Corolla
Hyundai i20HK$215/day
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Hyundai i20

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Malaysia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 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?

The most popular car hire company at Malaysia is Hawk. With prices on COMPACT starting at HK$217/day about 164% more people book with Hawk than other companies in the country.

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

When visiting Malaysia, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Langkawi where rental cars typically will cost around HK$143/day (61% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Malaysia was found in Langkawi for just HK$131/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.

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 hires in Malaysia cost an average of HK$456 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Mini CountrymanHK$340/day
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Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$340/day
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Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$357/day
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Mini Countryman

Van rentals in Malaysia

Find van rental deals in Malaysia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Malaysia cost an average of HK$463 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for van rentals within the Malaysia area, including pickup locations near Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Penang. If these deals aren't exactly what you're looking for, not to worry, as new offers are constantly being added.
Toyota NoahHK$344/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$344/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$395/day
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Toyota Noah

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 29 February 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 (HK$18+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

HK$49+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

HK$18+

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