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Vehicle requirements

Dallas-Fort Worth
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 vehicle, there are options specifically designed for Uber drivers that can help you get one.

Vehicle options in Dallas – Fort Worth

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

Select

Mid-tier luxury sedans command higher fares. See our list of eligible vehicle models below.

Additional requirements

  • 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
  • 4.75+ driver rating, 50+ lifetime trips

Car model year 2009 or newer, unless stated differently in eligible vehicle model list.

At this time, Uber is not accepting new Select vehicles in Dallas – Fort Worth.

Black

Offer luxury rides in the original Uber black car service. White gloves optional.

Additional requirements

  • Keep a star rating of 4.85 or higher
  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Commercial insurance
  • Current registration
  • City of Dallas driver permit
  • City of Dallas vehicle permit
  • DFW Airport permit (if picking up at DFW)
  • Black exterior in excellent condition
  • Black leather interior with no tears
  • Seats for at least 4 riders in addition to the driver

Vehicles classified as Black have the ability to receive UberX, Select, and Black requests.

Black SUV

Make room for the whole crew with this high-end vehicle service. Only black SUVs qualify.

Additional requirements

  • Keep a star rating of 4.85 or higher
  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Commercial insurance
  • Current registration
  • City of Dallas driver permit
  • City of Dallas vehicle permit
  • DFW Airport permit (if picking up at DFW)
  • Seats for 6 passengers plus luggage
  • Black exterior in excellent condition
  • Black leather interior with no tears

Vehicles classified as Black SUV have the ability to receive UberX, UberXL, Select, Black, and Black SUV requests.

Comfort

Comfort was designed to maximize possibilities on the Uber platform.

Additional requirements:

  • Maintain eligibility on a different Uber option such as UberX, Select, UberXL, Uber Black, or Uber Black SUV
  • Have a minimum star rating of 4.85 based on at least 250 trips
  • Drive a vehicle with more legroom than smaller, compact cars eligible for UberX and that meet the minimum vehicle year requirement

Texas Compliance Requirements

  • Safety: Mandatory criminal background screenings and driving history checks for all drivers.
  • Consumer Protection: A zero-tolerance policy for driver intoxication.
  • Non-Discrimination: It is illegal for drivers to discriminate against riders based on destination, location, race, color, national origin, religious beliefs, sex, disability, or age. You can find Uber’s full non-discrimination policy here.
  • Accessibility: Accommodation for service animals is required, and charging extra because of a passenger’s disability is prohibited. As part of Uber’s commitment to accessibility, we will also be piloting uberACCESS in multiple cities to connect riders in need of wheelchair accessible vehicles.

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