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Vehicle requirements

South West

Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber? Most four-door cars do, but requirements vary by vehicle option. And if you don't have a car, we can help you get one.

Minimum requirements

  • Model year 2008 or newer
  • 4-door car or minivan
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding
  • All vehicles must be licensed to carry a minimum of 4 passengers

Vehicle requirements in your city may be different. To see if your vehicle is accepted in your city, reach out to us at https://help.uber.com with your vehicle information.

Vehicle options

uberX

Most newer 4-door sedans qualify to drive with uberX, the most popular vehicle option for riders.

uberXL

Seat extra passengers—and get higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle. They must seat at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver.

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

uberEXEC

Mid-tier luxury sedans command higher fares. All UberEXEC vehicles added to the platform must be 2014 (64 / 14) plates or newer.

Only available in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, and North Somerset

Vehicles that are not accepted

Before purchasing, renting or financing a car, please make sure to read through the list of vehicles that are not accepted on the Uber app.

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