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Malaysia Car Hire

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Most popular cities to hire a car in Malaysia

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£24 - £36 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN MALAYSIA Kuah 12% cheaper Car hire in Kuah is usually the cheapest in Malaysia at £24 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN MALAYSIA Kuching 33% more expensive Kuching usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Malaysia, with rentals averaging £36 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN MALAYSIA Kuala Lumpur 77% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Kuala Lumpur than any other region in Malaysia.

Car hire companies in Malaysia

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Green Matrix
36 locations
Kuala Lumpur £13/day
Kota Kinabalu £41/day
Hertz
16 locations
Johor Bahru £61/day
Kuala Lumpur £58/day
Europcar
13 locations
Kuala Lumpur £21/day
Johor Bahru £34/day
Kuching £27/day
Kota Kinabalu £43/day
Kuah £17/day
keddy by Europcar
13 locations
Johor Bahru £50/day
Kuala Lumpur £24/day
Kota Kinabalu £27/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Malaysia and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

George Town

£20/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Kuching

£28/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Penang

£23/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Malacca

£24/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Langkawi

£22/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Johor Bahru

£25/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Malacca

£27/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Johor Bahru

£48/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Kuching

£55/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

George Town

£41/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Langkawi

£31/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Penang

£38/day
Van
Van

Best value

Langkawi

£41/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Kuching

£55/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

George Town

£42/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Johor Bahru

£54/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

£129/day
Van

No. 5 most popular

Malacca

£61/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Langkawi

£34/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Johor Bahru

£43/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Penang

£60/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Kuala Lumpur

£66/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

£61/day
Large
Large

Best value

Langkawi

£41/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Penang

£62/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Kuching

£51/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

£132/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Malacca

£46/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Johor Bahru

£90/day

Hiring a car in Malaysia

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Malaysia

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Malaysia?

The cheapest rental cars in Malaysia are generally found through Green Matrix. When booking with Green Matrix, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £13/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in Malaysia is £31/day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Malaysia?

Europcar is the most popular car hire company in Malaysia with 20% of momondo users selecting this agency in the past month. Europcar also has 3 reviewsand a score of 5.3 out of 10, making this car rental agency a popular choice among travellers.

What car hire company in Malaysia has the most locations?

Green Matrix has more car hire locations within Malaysia than any other agency. With 36 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. Green Matrix tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, for example, has 4 Green Matrix locations.

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

In Malaysia, drivers are required to drive on the left at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

How good are the roads in Malaysia?

Malaysia has a road quality score of 5.7 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Malaysia at 15 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Malaysia that the road quality will vary.

What is the drink driving limit in Malaysia?

The highest Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have in Malaysia while still legally able to operate a vehicle is 3.81 mg/l. However, some regions or cities within Malaysia might have different BAC limits, so it’s important to do your research before you travel. Note that the legal drinking age in Malaysia is 21. Steeper penalties will be given to those driving a vehicle who are under the legal drinking age.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Malaysia?

34% of momondo users preferred to hire a Economy when visiting Malaysia, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although car hire prices in Malaysia will vary by city and supplier, you can expect to pay an average of £13 per day for a Economy.

How much does petrol cost in Malaysia?

On average, the price of petrol last week in Malaysia was £0.30 per litre. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Kuwait at £0.26 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at £1.70 per litre.

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