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Vehicle requirements

Johannesburg & Pretoria

Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber? Look at the lists below to see our approved lists of vehicles. Johannesburg & Pretoria is not currently accepting vehicles, but if you are interested in adding one, please create a profile and we will contact you when there is available space.

Minimum requirements

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

Documentation Needed

Vehicle options in Johannesburg

uberX

Do not purchase a vehicle unless you have been informed by Uber that you have a vehicle space and are able to add a vehicle to your profile.

Vehicle requirements

  • 4-door sedan in good condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • 1.4l engine or higher
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No hatch-backs
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

Click the link below to view the acceptable uberX vehicles.

uberVAN

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

Do not purchase a vehicle unless you have been informed by Uber that you have a vehicle space and are able to add a vehicle to your profile.

Additional requirements

  • 4-door minivan with independently opening doors
  • Seat at least 7 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

Depending on driver-partner ratings uberVAN vehicles may also qualify for uberFAMILY. See our list of approved models.

UberBLACK

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

Do not purchase a vehicle unless you have been informed by Uber that you have a vehicle space and are able to add a vehicle to your profile.

Additional requirements

  • Model year 2013 or newer
  • Leather or vinyl interior with no tears
  • 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

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