Uber Car Requirements

2018 Uber Car Requirements

Safety and comfort are UBER’s primary concerns when it comes to their car requirements. Salvaged cars or marked taxi vehicles are not acceptable.  There are 6 classifications for UBER cars. The following car requirements are general and may vary from by city.  Please check your city for specific criteria.

UberX Car Requirements

  • 4-door sedan that will seat 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • 4 functional seat belts
  • Car insurance in-state
  • Car plates registered in-state
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Uber vehicle inspection must be passed
  • Models released within the last 10-15 years  (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example:  Ford Figo

 

Uber XL Car Requirements

  • A van or SUV with 4 or more doors that will seat 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • 6 functional seat belts
  • Car insurance in-state
  • Car plates registered in-state
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Must pass Uber vehicle inspection
  • Models released in or after 2007  (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example:  Ford Explorer

 

Uber Select Car Requirements

This plus option may only be available in select cities.

  • A 4-door luxury or high-end sedan that will seat 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • 4 or more functional seat belts
  • Leather or vegan leather interior
  • Car insurance in-state
  • Car plates registered in-state
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Must pass Uber vehicle inspection
  • Models released in 2009 or after  (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example:  Mercedes C Class

 

Uber Black Car Requirements

The driver must have commercial insurance, a TCP number (Transportation Charter Party Number), and an airport permit in most cities.

  • Black exterior paint and black leather interior
  • 4-door vehicle
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Must pass Uber vehicle inspection
  • Models released in 2013 or after  (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example:  Porsche Panamera

Uber SUV Car Requirements

The driver must have commercial insurance, a TCP number (Transportation Charter Party Number), and an airport permit in most cities.

  • Full-size 4-door SUV
  • Great condition
  • Black exterior and black leather interior (NOTE:  non-black exteriors and leather interiors are acceptable)
  • Seats 6 or more passengers
  • 6 functional seat belts
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Must pass Uber vehicle inspection
  • Models released in the last 5-7 years (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example:  Lincoln Navigator

Uber LUX car requirements

This is only available in select cities.

The driver must have commercial insurance, a TCP number (Transportation Charter Party Number), and an airport permit in most cities.

  • 4-door Sedan, crossover SUV, or full-size SUV
  • Black exterior and black leather interior
  • Seats 5 or more passengers
  • Must pass Uber vehicle inspection
  • Models released in the last 7 years (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example:  Mercedes S-Class

 

Uber EATS car requirements

Cars, bicycles, and scooters are acceptable in select cities.

  • Very small sedans in working condition
  • Models released in the last 12-16 years (NOTE: Uber model year car requirements differ by city.)
  • For example: See Uber X

Source: Uber

 

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