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Vehicle requirements

Indianapolis

Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber? Most four-door cars do, but requirements vary by vehicle option.

Minimum requirements

  • 15-year-old vehicle or newer
  • 4-door vehicle
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding

Registration

Uber accepts both official and temporary registration documents. The VIN, license plate, and expiration date must be listed on the registration. The vehicle does not need to be registered in your name to qualify.

Insurance

All partners must maintain their own insurance policy in accordance with state and local laws. Your name, vehicle VIN, and expiration date of policy must appear on your insurance document. In addition, Uber maintains automobile liability insurance on behalf of all U.S. partners.

Vehicle options in Indianapolis

UberX

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

Additional requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 5 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications, such as installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

UberXL

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

Additional requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 7 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications, such as installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Select

Mid-tier luxury sedans command higher fares. See our list of eligible vehicle models.

Additional requirements

  • Model year 2008 or newer
  • Leather or vegan leather interior with no tears
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • Must be on below list

Lux

Only pristine high-end vehicles qualify to drive with Lux.

Commercially licensed drivers may qualify to drive with the most exclusive service from Uber. Lux vehicles may be sedans, crossover SUVs, or full-sized SUVs.

Additional requirements

  • Keep a star rating of 4.85 or higher
  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Exterior: Black only in excellent condition
  • Interior: Black Leather or Vegan Leather only
  • Seats for at least 4 riders in addition to the driver
  • Must be on below list

Lux SUV

Only pristine high-end SUVs qualify to drive with Lux SUV.

Commercially licensed drivers may qualify to drive with the most exclusive service from Uber. Lux SUV vehicles may be crossover SUVs or full-sized SUVs.

Additional requirements

  • Keep a star rating of 4.85 or higher
  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Exterior in excellent condition
  • Exterior: Black only in excellent condition
  • Interior: Black Leather or Vegan Leather only
  • Seats for at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Must be on below list

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