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Vehicle requirements

Durban

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. Please note that Uber is not accepting new cars at this moment. You are automatically added to the queue to add a vehicle. Uber will contact you when vehicle activations start again.

Minimum requirements

  • Model year 2013 or newer
  • 4-door sedan or minivan
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding

Documentation Needed

  • Operators Card (Double Disk)
  • Commercial vehicle insurance with passenger liability
  • Pass a vehicle inspection
  • Vehicle certificate of registration

Vehicle options in Durban

uberX

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

Additional requirements

  • 4-door sedan in good condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

Cars model year 2013 or newer qualify to drive with uberX. View our list of popular models, but others may qualify.

uberXL

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

Additional requirements

  • 4-door SUV or minivan with independently opening doors
  • Seat at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

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

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