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STARTING DRIVING AND EARNING WITH UBER

You still can get an FHV driver’s license in NYC! And Uber’s Fast Lane program can help you get licensed and into an FHV plated vehicle by connecting you to rental partners and fleet-owners.

List of eligible vehicles

New York City

Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber in New York City? Most four-door vehicles do, but requirements vary by service.

Vehicle options in New York City

Options for different vehicle types

In New York City there are 4 types of vehicle options you can drive:

  • UberX
  • UberXL
  • Black
  • Black SUV

Depending on your vehicle and settings, you can receive more than one type of request while you're logged into your account.

Minimum requirements

  • Model year 2006 or newer unless otherwise stated (NOTE: Some vehicle models have a higher minimum year requirement)
  • 4-door car or minivan
  • Seats and seatbelts for at least 4 passengers and a driver
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding

See below for a full list of eligible vehicles.

Eligible models by vehicle option

UberX

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

MakeModel
AcuraCSX, ILX, MDX, RDX, RL, RLX, TL, TLX, TSX, ZDX
AudiA1, A2, A3, A4, A4 Avant, A5, A6, A6 Avant, A7, A8, Allroad, Q3, Q5, Q7, RS 4, RS 6, RS 7, S1, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8, SQ5
BentleyArnage, Azure, Flying Spur, Mulsanne, T2
BMW3-series, 5-series, 7-series, ActiveHybrid 5, Alpina B7, M3, M5, M6 Gran Coupe, X1, X3, X4, X5, X6
BuickAllure, Century, Enclave, Encore, Envision, Excelle, GL8, Hideo, LaCrosse, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Rainier, Regal, Rendezvous, Royaum, Terraza, Verano (min year: 2014)
BYDe6
CadillacATS, BLS, Catera, CT6, CTS, DTS, Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Fleetwood, SRX, STS, XT5, XTS
ChevroletAstra, Astro, Avalanche, Aveo, Beat, Blazer, Captiva, Cavalier, Classic, Cobalt, Colorado, Cruze (min year: 2014), Enjoy, Epica, Equinox, Evanda, HHR, Impala, Kalos, Lacetti, Lova, LTZ, Lumina, Malibu, Matiz, Metro, Monte Carlo, Nabira, Omega, Onix, Optra, Prizm, Rezzo, S-10, Sail, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Sonic, Spark, Spin, SS, Suburban, Tacuma, Tahoe, Tavera, Tracker, Trailblazer, Trans Sport, Traverse, Trax, Uplander, Venture, Vivant
Chrysler200, 300, Aspen, Cirrus, Concorde, LHS, Pacifica, PT Cruiser, Sebring, Town and Country, Voyager
DodgeAttitude, Avenger, Caliber, Caravan, Challenger, Charger, Dakota, Dart (min year: 2014), Durango, Grand Caravan, Intrepid, JCUV, Journey, Magnum, Neon, Nitro, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Ram 4500, Ram Van, Sprinter, Stratus, Vision
Fiat500, 500C, 500L, 500X
FordActiva, B-Max, C-Max, C-Max Hybrid, Contour, Courier, Crown Victoria, EcoSport, Edge, Escape, Escort, Everest, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, Fiesta, Figo, Five Hundred, Flex, Focus (min year: 2014), Freestar, Freestyle, Fusion, Galaxy, Grand C-Max, i-MAX, Ikon, Kuga, Lobo, Mondeo, S-Max, Taurus, Taurus X, Territory, Think, Tierra, Tourneo, Transit Connect, Windstar
GenesisG80, G90
GMCAcadia, Acadia Denali, Canyon, Envoy, Jimmy, MV1, Safari, Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Sonoma, Terrain, Yukon, Yukon Denali, Yukon XL, Yukon XL Denali
HondaAccord, Accord Crosstour, Accord Hybrid, Airwave, Amaze, Ballade, Brio, Ciimo, City, Civic (min year: 2014), Clarity, CR-V, Crider, Crossroad, Crosstour, Edix, Elysion, FCX Clarity, Fit, FR-V, Freed, HR-V, Idea, Insight, Jade, Jazz, Legend, Life, Mobilio, N-Box, N-One, Odyssey, Passport, Philosophy S1, Pilot, Ridgeline, Spike, Spirior, Stepwgn, Stream, Vezel, Zest
HummerH1, H2, H2 SUT, H3, H3T, MV-1
HyundaiAccent, Atos, Avante, Azera, Centennial, Elantra (min year: 2014), Entourage, Eon, Equus, Genesis, Getz, Grand i10, Grand Starex, Grandeur, H-1, H100, HB20, HB20S, i10, i20, i25, i30, i35, i40, i45, i800, iLoad, iMax, Ioniq, ix20, ix35, ix55, Kona, Matrix, Maxcruz, Mistra, Moinca, Rohens, Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport, Santro Xing, Solaris, Sonata, Starex, Terracan, Trajet, Tucson, Veracruz, Verna, Xcent, XG300, XG350
InfinitiEX, FX, G Sedan, I, JX, M, Q45, Q50, Q70, QX4, QX50, QX56, QX60, QX70, QX80
IsuzuAlterra, Amigo, Ascender, Axiom, Crosswind, D-Max, Hombre, i280, i350, i370, Mu-7, MU-X, Panther, Rodeo, Trooper
JaguarF-PACE, S-Type, X-Type, XF, XJ, XJR
JeepCherokee, Commander, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Patriot, Renegade, Wrangler
KiaAmanti, Borrego, Cadenza, Carens, Carnival, Cee'd, Cerato, Forte (min year: 2014), K2, K4, K5, K7, K9, K900, Lotze, Magentis, Mohave, Morning, Niro, Opirus, Optima, Picanto, Quoris, Ray, Rio, Rondo, Sedona, Sephia, Sorento, Soul, Spectra, Sportage, Stylus, Venga
Land RoverDiscovery, Freelander, LR2, LR3, LR4, Range Rover, Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Sport
LexusCT, ES, GS, GX, HS, IS, LS, LX, NX, RX
LincolnAviator, Blackwood, Continental, LS, Mark, MKC, MKS, MKT, MKX, MKZ, Navigator, Town Car, Zephyr
MaseratiGhibli, Quattroporte
Maybach57, 62
Mazda626, Allegro, Astina, Atenza, Axela, Biante, BT-50, Capella, Carol, CX-3, CX-5, CX-7, CX-9, Demio, Lantis, MAZDA2, MAZDA3, MAZDA5, MAZDA6, MAZDA8, MAZDASPEED3, MAZDASPEED6, Millenia, MPV, MX-5 Miata, Premacy, Protege, SP23, SP25, Tribute
Mercedes-Benz190, 220, A-Class, B-Class, B200, C-Class, CL-Class, CLA-Class, CLK-Class, CLS-Class, E-Class, E-Class Wagon, G-Class, GL-Class, GLA-Class, GLC-Class, GLE-Class, GLK-Class, GLS-Class, M-Class, Metris, ML Class, R-Class, S-Class, Sprinter, V-Class, Valente, Viano, Vito
MercuryGrand Marquis, Marauder, Mariner, Milan, Montego, Monterey, Mountaineer, Mystique, Sable, Villager
MiniClubman, Countryman, Paceman
Mitsubishi380, Adventure, Airtrek, ASX, Attrage, Colt, Delica, Diamante, Eclipse, Eclipse Cross, eK, Endeavor, Fuzion, Galant, Grandis, Grunder, i-Miev, L200, Lancer (min year: 2014), Magna, Montero, Nativa, Outlander, Outlander Sport, Pajero, Raider, RVR, Savrin, Space Star, Space Wagon, Sportero, Strada, Triton, Zinger
NissanMarch, Almera, Altima, Aprio, Armada, Bluebird, Cedric, Cefiro, Cube, DAYZ, Dualis, Elgrand, Evalia, Frontier, Fuga, Infiniti, Juke, Lafesta, Latio, LEAF, Livina, Maxima, Micra, Moco, Murano, Navara, Note, NV, NV1500, NV200, NV2500, NV3500, NV400, Otti, Pathfinder, Patrol, Pixo, Platina, Presage, Primastar, Primera, Pulsar, Qashqai, Quest, Rogue, Sentra (min year: 2014), Serena, Skyline, Sunny, Sylphy, Teana, Terrano, Tida, Tiida, Titan, Versa, Wingroad, X-Trail, Xterra, Yumsun, Z Roadster
OldsmobileAlero, Aurora, Bravada, Intrigue, Silhouette
PontiacAztek, Bonneville, Firebird, G3, G5, G6, G8, Grand Am, Grand Prix, GTO, Montana, Pursuit, Solstice, Sunfire, Torrent, Vibe, Wave
Porsche911, Boxster, Cayenne, Cayman, Macan, Macan Turbo, Panamera, Targa
RAM1500, 2500, 3500
Ram TrucksCV
Rolls-RoyceGhost, Phantom, Silver Shadow
Saab9-4X, 9-7X, Sport, Vector, 43345, 43346, 43348
SaturnAstra, Aura, Ion, L100, L200, L300, LW200, LW300, Outlook, Relay, Sky, SL1, SL2, SW2, VUE
ScioniM, iQ, xA, xB, xD
SubaruB9 Tribeca, Baja, Crosstrek, Crosstrek Hybrid, Exiga, Forester, Impreza (min year: 2014), Legacy, Outback, Pleo, Stella, Tribeca, WRX, XV Crosstrek (min year: 2014)
SuzukiAerio, Alto, APV, Ciaz, Equator, Ertiga, Esteem, Forenza, Grand Nomade, Grand Vitara, Hustler, Ignis, Kizashi, Liana, MR Wagon, Reno, Solio, Spacia, Splash, Swift, SX4, Verona, Vitara, Wagon R, XL7
TeslaModel 3, Model S, Model X, Roadster
Toyota4Runner, Allion, Alphard, Aqua, Aristo, Aurion, Auris, Avalon, Avanza, Avensis, Aygo, bB, Belta, C-HR, Caldina, Camry, Camry Solara, Carina, Celica, Celsior, Comfort, Commuter, Condor, Corolla (min year: 2014), Corolla Rumion, Crown, Echo, Estima, Etios, FJ Cruiser, Fortuner, Grandia, Granvia, Harrier, HiAce, Highlander, Hilux, Innova, Isis, Kluger, Land Cruiser, Matrix, MR2 Spyder, NAV1, Noah, Passo, Picnic, Platz, Porte, Prado, Premio, Previa, Prius (entire family), Quantum, Ractis, Raum, RAV4, Reiz, Rukus, Rush, Sai, Sequoia, Sienna, Sienta, Silver Cloud, Tacoma, Tarago, Tundra, Ultima, Urban Cruiser, Vellfire, Venza, Verossa, Verso, Vios, Vitz, Voxy, Wigo, WISH, Zace
VolkswagenAmarok, Atlas, Beetle, Bora, Cabrio, Caddy, Caravelle, CC (min year: 2014), Crafter, CrossFox, Derby, e-up!, Eos, EuroVan, Fox, GLI, Gol, Golf, Gran Lavida, GTI, Jetta, Kombi, Lavida, Lupo, Magotan, Multivan, Passat, Phaeton, Pointer, Polo, R32, Rabbit, Routan, Sagitar, Santana, Sharan, Spacefox, Sportsvan, Tiguan, Touareg, Touran, Transporter, TSi, Up, Vento, Voyage
Volvo850, C30, C70, S40, S60 (min year: 2014), S70, S80, V40, V50, V60, V70, XC60, XC70, XC90

UberXL

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

MakeModel
AcuraMDX
AudiQ7
BuickEnclave
CadillacEscalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT
ChevroletSuburban, Tahoe, Traverse
ChryslerAspen, Pacifica, Town and Country
DodgeCaravan, Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey
FordExpedition, Explorer, Flex
GMCAcadia, Yukon, Yukon Denali, Yukon XL, Yukon XL Denali
HondaOdyssey, Pilot
HyundaiSanta Fe, Veracruz
InfinitiJX, QX56, QX60, QX80
JeepCommander
KiaBorrego, Sedona, Sorento
LincolnMKT, Navigator
MazdaCX-9
Mercedes–BenzE-Class Wagon, GL-Class, Metris
MercuryMountaineer
MitsubushiOutlander
NissanArmada, NV Passenger, Pathfinder, Quest
SaturnOutlook, Relay
SubaruTribeca
SuzukiXL7
TeslaModel X
ToyotaHighlander, Sequoia, Sienna
VolkswagenAtlas, Routan
VolvoXC90

Black

Offer luxury rides in the original Uber black car service. Vehicles must be black with black interior. (White gloves optional).

MakeModel
AcuraMDX, RLX
AudiA6, A7, A8, Q5, Q7
BentleyFlying Spur, Mulsanne
BMW3-series Gran Turismo, 5-series, 7-series, M5, X3, X4, X5, X6
BuickEnclave, LaCrosse
CadillacCT6, CTS, DTS, Escalade, Escalade ESV, SRX, STS, XT5, XTS
ChevroletSuburban, Tahoe
FordExpedition
GenesisG80, G90
GMCYukon, Yukon Denali, Yukon XL, Yukon XL Denali
HyundaiEquus, Genesis, Veracruz
InfinitiFX, JX, M, Q50, Q70, QX50, QX56, QX60, QX80
JaguarF-PACE, XF, XJ
Land RoverRange Rover, Range Rover Sport
LexusES, GS, GX, LS, LX, RX
LincolnContinental, MKT, MKX, Navigator
Mercedes–BenzE-Class, E-Class Wagon, GL-Class, GLC-Class, GLE-Class, GLK-Class, GLS-Class, M-Class, ML Class, R-Class, S-Class
NissanArmada
PorscheCayenne, Macan, Panamera
Rolls-RoyceGhost
TeslaModel S, Model X
ToyotaLand Cruiser, Sequoia
VolvoS80, S90, XC90

*Note: All vehicles must have a black exterior and black leather interior in excellent condition.

Black SUV

Make room for the whole crew with this high-end vehicle service. Only black SUVs with black interiors qualify.

MakeModel
CadillacEscalade, Escalade ESV
ChevroletSuburban, Tahoe
FordExpedition
GMCYukon, Yukon Denali, Yukon XL, Yukon XL Denali
InfinitiJX, QX56, QX60, QX80
LexusLX
LincolnNavigator
Mercedes-BenzGL-Class
NissanArmada
ToyotaSequoia

*Note: All vehicles must have a black exterior and black leather interior in excellent condition. All vehicles listed above are also eligible for Black.

See more vehicle requirements

All vehicles operating on the Uber platform in NYC must meet additional requirements, including commercial vehicle insurance and license plates. Here's what you need to know.

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