Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyKK
Price of gas per gallon$1.67
Average price per day$49
Cheapest price per day$25

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu?

January

$33

February

$35

March

$33

April

$33

May

$37

June

$40

July

$40

August

$39

September

$40

October

$25

November

$24

December

$30

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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

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Small Cars

$33 - $44

All Car Types

$63 - $82

To rent a Small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $38/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$44/day). In fact, October is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a Small car saves you 46% 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 rent a Medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $74/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$99/day). In fact, March is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting 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.

To rent a Large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $82/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$110/day). In fact, December is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a Large car is 15% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $77/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$96/day). In fact, November is about 12% 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 car 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 car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of $83/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$97/day). In fact, February is about 21% 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 car is 15% 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:

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Kota Kinabalu?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $49/day when booking a rental car in Kota Kinabalu. The best deal a user found was for $25/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 31.

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 $397 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 21%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 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 $1,701, with the average price for a rental being around $57 a day. Book with Thrifty, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 92% 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 $60. Renting a Economy is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Kota Kinabalu. For the month of November, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Kota Kinabalu for as low as $49/day.

What car do most people rent in Kota Kinabalu?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Kota Kinabalu is Full-size (Nissan Urvan) based on our Cheapflights data.