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Vehicle requirements

Kingston
There are many ways to drive with Uber. Each service has its own requirements that your vehicle must meet. Does your vehicle qualify? Find out here.

To drive with Uber in Kingston, your vehicle must meet these minimum requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening doors
  • 10 years or newer
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • Pass a vehicle inspection
  • Vehicle model year must be 2008 or newer

Registration

Uber accepts both official and temporary registration documents. The vehicle does not need to be registered in your name to qualify.

Insurance

Ontario has approved an insurance policy from Intact Insurance designed specifically for ridesharing. Drivers are still required to maintain a personal insurance policy.

Most newer cars qualify to drive with UberX. It's one of the most popular options for riders.

uberX Requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle in good condition
  • 10 years or newer
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles

View our list of popular models for UberX but others may qualify as well.