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Rent a car

In South Africa

Rent a car in in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth or Durban and start driving quickly, with total flexibility. Renting gives you a wide choice of vehicles, with insurance and maintenance usually included in the price. Other options are also available.

Why rent?

Benefits of renting

Unlimited km's

Drive as much as you want. There are no mileage caps for Uber partners.

Low cost

Get a car from our rental partners, for as little as R1380 p/week and R0,40/km

Get started

How to rent a car to drive with Uber


Sign up to drive

Create your account.


See what you can rent

Once you have completed the activation process, you can see which cars are available for you to rent.


Reserve your car

Choose the car you want and reserve it.

Who we work with

Rental partners

Johannesburg and Cape Town only

Pace car rental

For existing driver-partners operating on Uber wanting to add their first vehicle or replace an existing active vehicle: Rent a suitable car including insurance, device and maintenance.

  • Vehicle Type: Nissan Almera or Toyota Corolla Quest
  • Deposit: R5000
  • Cost per week: R1,750 per week for a Kia Rio 1.2, but other vehicles are available
  • Cost per KM: R0.50 per km maintenance (first 200 kms free)
  • Accident Cover: included
  • Minimum Term: 180 days
  • Waiting list: only Active drivers accepted

Pace car rental will rent you an UberX vehicle with the following benefits:

  • Device with 2GB data per month and fuel card provided
  • Your vehicle is already registered with Uber… Ready-to-drive!
  • Replacement car if you have an accident
  • Personal use allowed
  • Free vehicle upgrade when it is no longer suitable for Uber
  • Get 2 weeks free per year (the longer you rent, the lower the price)

Before renting a vehicle

  • Rental vehicles that are replacing existing active vehicles will be accepted on the platform.
  • Before renting a vehicle, make sure that you have prior approval from Uber and that you have reached the top of the waiting list.
  • Uber driver-partners that are adding their first & only active vehicle may apply for a rental deal.

Choose what's right for you

Lease a car

No car? No problem. Kickstart your business with a full-maintenance lease.

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