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Vehicle requirements

Portland, Oregon

Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber? Most 4-door cars do, but requirements vary by vehicle option.

Minimum requirements

  • 10-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Any with 4 full, independently opening doors
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding
  • No rebuilt/salvage titles
  • Pass a vehicle inspection

Registration

Uber accepts both official and temporary registration documents . 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. In addition, Uber maintains automobile liability insurance on behalf of all U.S. partners.

Vehicle options in Portland

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

UberSELECT

Mid-tier luxury sedans command higher fares. See our list of eligible vehicle models, but in rare circumstances other models may qualify.

Additional requirements

  • Model Year: Must be 2013 or newer
  • Body Style: Any with 4 full, independently opening doors
  • Seating: Must have seats AND seat belts for driver and 4 passengers
  • No cosmetic damage or missing pieces
  • No commercial branding or taxi color paint jobs
  • No large passenger vans or commercial/heavy duty trucks
  • No rebuilt/salvage titles

UberWAV

UberWAV allows riders with relevant disabilities to request wheelchair accessible vehicles. When riders select the UberWAV option, they're connected with vehicles equipped with ramps or lifts.

With UberWAV, we are expanding on the city and state’s efforts by connecting riders with wheelchair accessible vehicles directly through the Uber app. For the first time, riders requiring a wheelchair accessible vehicle have access to reliable, on-demand transportation.

UberASSIST

UberASSIST is an uberX option that is designed to provide additional assistance to seniors and people with disabilities. Driver-partners are specifically trained by a third party organization to assist riders into vehicles and can accommodate folding wheelchairs, walkers, and scooters. Want to become an UberASSIST partner?

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