Kota Kinabalu

Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
7 Dec — 14 Dec
Same drop-off
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Wed 7/12
Wed 14/12
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Kota Kinabalu Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of gas per litreC$ 0.61
Average price per dayC$ 60
Cheapest price per dayC$ 43

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


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C$ 47


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C$ 40

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu is December. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Kota Kinabalu

Small Cars

C$ 31 - C$ 80

All Car Types

C$ 31 - C$ 83

To rent a Small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of C$ 41/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~C$ 31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 80/day). In fact, June is about 25% 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 18% 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.

Top rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu

All major car rental suppliers in Kota Kinabalu

Suria Car Rental

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KK Rent A Car

31 locations

Green Matrix

3 locations


3 locations


3 locations


2 locations

keddy by Europcar

2 locations


2 locations

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 C$ 81/day when booking a rental car in Kota Kinabalu. The best deal a user found was for C$ 58/day from Europcar, booked on Nov. 27.

What are gas prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

The average gas price in Kota Kinabalu is C$ 0.61/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 27 and C$ 40 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from Europcar?

Europcar is a popular option for travellers looking for car rental in Kota Kinabalu. You can expect the average cost of a rental car to be about C$ 564 per week.

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 19%). 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?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Kota Kinabalu it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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 C$ 2,417, with the average price for a rental being around C$ 81 a day. Book with Europcar, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 29% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Kota Kinabalu.

What car do most people rent in Kota Kinabalu?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to rent a Compact (Hyundai Accent) in Kota Kinabalu, making it the most popular option.