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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

$35/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

$38/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Kuching

$50/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Johor Bahru

$63/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Penang

$60/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Sandakan

$38/day
Van
Van

Best value

Kuala Lumpur

$90/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

$134/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Sibu

$155/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Kuala Lumpur

$106/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

$189/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Sibu

$116/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Johor Bahru

$117/day
Large
Large

Best value

Kota Kinabalu

$142/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Sibu

$193/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Kuala Lumpur

$98/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Johor Bahru

$112/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Kota Kinabalu

$188/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 Paradise. When booking with Paradise, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $27/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in Malaysia is $64/day.

What car hire company in Malaysia has the most locations?

Green Matrix has the most car hire locations across Malaysia. The company has 37 locations, many of which can be found in airports and city centres. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Malaysia, consider Johor Bahru, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Green Matrix has 2 locations throughout the area.

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

If you hire a car in Malaysia, be aware that you are required to drive on the left at all times.

How good are the roads in Malaysia?

According to 2019 data, Malaysia ranks 15 in the world for road quality. The country has a road quality score of 5.7 out of 7, where 7 is the highest possible score. Keep in mind that weather and construction can also affect road conditions during your visit.

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 0.08%. However, some regions or cities within Malaysia might have different BAC limits, so it’s important to do your research before you travel. Be aware that 21 is the legal drinking age in Malaysia, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

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

Travellers to Malaysia usually opt to hire a Economy as their car of choice. This may be due to the weather during their stay, the activities they have planned, or their budget. In the past 30 days, 35% of our users rented a Economy for their trip to Malaysia at an average cost of $27 per day.

How much does petrol cost in Malaysia?

On average, the price of petrol last week in Malaysia was $0.70 per litre. In contrast, Algeria currently has the lowest average petrol prices at $0.49 per litre. You should also consider visiting Hong Kong, though here you will find the most expensive average petrol prices at $3.61 per litre.


Car hire in other cities in Malaysia

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Malaysia? Find a car hire in these popular cities across the country

Consider hiring a car elsewhere in Asia

Not sure if you want to hire a car in Malaysia? These other countries in Asia are also worth exploring
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