Vehicle Requirements


All vehicles must meet certain requirements and be registered with the TLC. If you don't have a vehicle, you can always rent, finance or lease one.

Lease / Rent

Requirements

age

Uber requires vehicles to be 2006 or newer. The TLC requires all vehicles to pass their inspections, and it can be harder to pass with older vehicles.

Insurance/Plates ETC

Any vehicle you want to drive in NYC must have TLC plates, be commercially insured, and be affiliated with a base.

CATEGORIES

Uber has 4 different categories of vehicle. We strongly recommend you drive either an uberX or an uberXL vehicle. Click here for full vehicle list.

OWNERSHIP

Uber doesn't own any vehicles, so if you want to partner with us you'll need to find yourself a vehicle.

Base fare

$2.55

$0.35 per minute

And

$1.75 Per mile

Min fare

$7


Cancellation fee

$5

Seats up to 4        | Sample Vehicles: Toyota Camry Lincoln Town Car Chrysler 300

Base fare

$7

$0.65 per minute

And

$3.75 Per mile

Min fare

$15


Cancellation fee

$10

Seats up to 4        | Sample Vehicles: BMW 7-Series Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cadillac DTS

Base fare

$14

$0.80 per minute

AND

$4.50 Per mile

Min fare

$25


Cancellation fee

$10

Seats up to 6        | Sample Vehicles: Chevrolet Suburban Cadillac Escalade Lincoln Navigator

Use Uber to request a taxi. Payment not included. Be sure to pay the driver.


Non-luxury sedan

Seats 4 passengers comfortably

Any color 

SAMPLE VEHICLES:

- Toyota Camry, Prius

- Honda Accord, CRV

- Nissan Altima, Maxima

- Lincoln Towncar

Non-luxury SUV

Seats 6 passengers 

Any color 

SAMPLE VEHICLES:

- Toyota Highlander

- Nissan Pathfinder

- Dodge Caravan

- Toyota Sienna

Luxury sedan/crossover

Seats 4 passengers 

Black interior/exterior 

SAMPLE VEHICLES:

- BMW 7 Series

- Mercedes S-Class

- Cadillac XTS

- Lexus LS460

Full-sized luxury SUV

Seats 6 passengers 

Black interior/exterior

SAMPLE VEHICLES:

- GMC Yukon Denali

- Cadillac Escalade

- Lincoln Navigator

- Ford Expedition

  • New UberSUV partners will automatically receive uberX and uberXL requests in addition to Black Car and SUV requests
  • New UberBLACK partners will automatically receive uberX requests in addition to Black Car requests