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Vehicle requirements in Ottawa

UberX

Most newer cars qualify to drive with UberX, the most popular vehicle option for riders.

Additional 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, but others may qualify as well.

UberXL

Seat more passengers—and earn higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle.

Additional requirements:

  • 4-door SUV or minivan with independently opening doors
  • 10 years or newer
  • Seat at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles

Most SUVs qualify to drive with UberXL. See our list of popular models, but others may qualify as well.

Uber Eats

By driving with Uber Eats, you'll deliver food from the city's top restaurants directly to the doors of Torontonians.

Additional requirements:

  • 20 years or newer
  • 2-door or 4-door vehicle
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles are allowed
  • No commercial branding
  • Vehicle inspection not required

Assist

Assist is an option designed for riders who may need an extra hand getting around the city.

Additional requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle in good condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No full-sized vans or trucks

To drive with the Assist option, you'll need to complete a certification requirement from a 3rd party.

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Comfort

Comfort was designed to maximize possibilities on the Uber platform.

Additional requirements:

  • Maintain eligibility on a different Uber option such as UberX, Select, UberXL, Uber Black, or Uber Black SUV
  • Have a minimum star rating of 4.85 based on at least 250 trips
  • Drive a vehicle with more legroom than smaller, compact cars eligible for UberX and that meet the minimum vehicle year requirement

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