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Vehicle requirements

Lincoln

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
  • Body Style: Any with 4 full, independently opening doors
  • Seating: Must have seats AND seat belts for driver and 4 passengers
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • Registration: Photo of registration
  • Must have a clean title (no salvage or rebuilt titles)
  • No commercial branding or taxi color paint jobs
  • No large passenger vans or commercial/Heavy Duty trucks
  • No commercial branding
  • Pass a vehicle inspection

Insurance

All partners must maintain their own insurance policy in accordance with state and local laws. In addition, Uber maintains automobile liability insurance on behalf of all U.S. partners.

Registration

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

Vehicle inspection

Lincoln requires all uberX/XL vehicles being used for ridesharing to have an annual vehicle inspection. Follow the step-by-step instructions to help you through the process.

Vehicle options in Lincoln

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

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