Kota Kinabalu

Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu from $29

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Kota Kinabalu with a pick-up date of 7/21 and drop-off date of 7/29. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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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 June 13, 2024.

Most popular company

KK

Price of gas per gallon

$1.67

Average price per day

$48

Cheapest price per day

$29

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 June 13, 2024.

January

$31

February

$35

March

$31

April

$32

May

$35

June

$34

July

$39

August

$40

September

$37

October

$35

November

$35

December

$37

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.

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 June 13, 2024.

Small cars

$35 - $52

All Car Types

$53 - $73

To rent a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $41/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$35/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$52/day). In fact, September is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a small car saves you 32% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $66/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$78/day). In fact, October is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a medium car is 9% 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 rent a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $74/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$94/day). In fact, April is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a large car is 18% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $65/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$77/day). In fact, July is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting 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. Here are the best Kota Kinabalu SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $86/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a van in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$102/day). In fact, July is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a van 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 van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Nissan Sentra$29/day
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Nissan Sentra
Kia Picanto$34/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Mini Hatch$37/day
4
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Mini Hatch

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 June 13, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

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 $66. Data was last updated on June 13, 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Kota Kinabalu. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Chrysler 200$29/day
5
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Chrysler 200
Ford Focus$29/day
4
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A/C
Ford Focus
Kia Picanto$34/day
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A/C
Kia Picanto

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 June 13, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Kota Kinabalu?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $48/day when booking a rental car in Kota Kinabalu. The best deal a user found was for $28/day from KK Rent A Car, booked on Jun. 9.

  • What car rental 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: keddy by Europcar ($29/day), KK Rent A Car ($29/day), and Avis ($73/day).

  • Which car rental 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 rental car companies in Kota Kinabalu.

  • What are gas prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

    The average gas price in Kota Kinabalu is $1.67/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $20 and $29 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from KK Rent A Car?

    KK Rent A Car is one of the top picks in Kota Kinabalu. They can have you in a rental car for about $383 per week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Kota Kinabalu it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 45%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 82 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • 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?

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Kota Kinabalu can be found for about $1,640, with the average price for a rental being around $55 a day. Book with KK Rent A Car, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 51% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Kota Kinabalu.

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

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Kota Kinabalu is $42. Renting a Full-size is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Kota Kinabalu. For the month of July, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Kota Kinabalu for as low as $41/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Kota Kinabalu?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Kota Kinabalu is Full-size (Class Full-size SUV) 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 rentals in Kota Kinabalu cost an average of $77 per day. Price data was last updated on June 13, 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Kota Kinabalu. For alternative options, come back soon as deals are refreshed frequently.
Dodge Grand Caravan$62/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$62/day
5
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$62/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. Deals were last updated on June 13, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Airport car rentals in Kota Kinabalu
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