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Platinum is InstaRyde’s answer to UberSELECT and Lyft Premier. The service offers higher end luxury vehicles to riders looking to arrive in style.
Drivers will benefit from the higher rates paid to Platinum drivers, but only if your vehicle qualifies!
To qualify for InstaRyde Platinum you must:
- Meet the driver requirements
- Meet the vehicle requirements
InstaRyde Platinum Driver and Vehicle Basic Requirements
There are some general requirements that vehicles and their drivers need to meet driving for InstaRyde.
- 25+ years old
- Three years of Canadian driving history
- Minimum of 1 year with a full Ontario G license
- Proof of work eligibility: Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport, Residency card, SIN card, or Work permit
- Your name must be on the vehicle registration as a primary or secondary driver.
- Vehicle insurance: Insurance must be in your name and name must be legible.
- Clean driving record
- Criminal background check
- Iphone or Android device – you must have a navigation app on your phone like Waze or Google Maps as there is no in app navigation with InstaRyde
- You must have also completed at least 25 rides with another ridesharing company – A representative from InstaRyde has stated the reason for this requirement is that they want to recruit experienced drivers right out of the gate to offer a superior experience for passengers. They may waive this requirement in the future.
- Vehicle model year must be 7 years old or newer
- High end vehicle like BMW or Audi
- 4-door vehicle with independently opening doors
- 4-8 seats, including the driver’s
- Generally feature leather interior
- Ontario license plate
- Snow or all-weather tires from Dec. 1 to April 30
- Good condition with no cosmetic damage
- No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
- Pass a vehicle inspection
Platinum Vehicle List
*Your vehicle may still qualify for InstaRyde Platinum, be sure to contact InstaRyde to see if your car is eligible.
Acura – CSX, ILX, MDX, RDX, RL, TL, TLX, TSX, ZDX, RLX
Audi – All models
Bentley – All models
BMW – 3-series, 5-series, 7-series, M3, M5, X1, X3, X4, X5, X6
Cadillac – All models
Chevrolet – Suburban, Tahoe
Chrysler – 300
Ford – Expedition, Explorer
GMC – Yukon, Yukon XL
Honda – Pilot
Hummer – All Models
Hyundai – Equus, Genesis
Infiniti – EX, FX, G Sedan, I, JX, M, Q45, Q50, Q60, Q70, QX4, QX50, QX56, QX60, QX70, QX80
Jaguar – All models
Kia – K900
Land Rover – All models
Lexus – All models
Lincoln – Aviator, Blackwood, Continental ,LS, MKC, MKS, MKT, MKX ,MKZ, Mark, Navigator ,Town Car, Zephyr
Maserati – All models
Maybach – All models
Mazda – CX-9
Mercedes-Benz – All models
Mitsubishi – ASX, Airtrek, Endeavor, Galant, Grunder, Lancer, Montero, Nativa, Outlander, Pajero, RVR
Nissan – Maxima, Pathfinder, Qashqai, Rogue
Porsche – All models
Saab – 9-4X, 9-7X, Sport, Vector
Tesla – All models
Toyota – 4Runner, Avalon, Highlander, Sequoia
Volkswagen – CC, Touareg
Volvo – 850, C30, C70, S40, S60, S70, S80, V40, V50, V60, V70, XC60, XC70, XC90