Updated 2019 – Uber Car Requirements Dallas is a guide for those looking to drive with Uber in 2019. There are a couple basic vehicle requirements you must meet to get started. Depending on which service type you want to sign up for, there may be some extra requirements specific to that service type. All these car requirements also apply to drivers in Fort-Worth too!

Don’t worry, we will explain the different service types and the 2019 Dallas Uber car requirements for each category. In order to qualify for the premium and higher paying services like Uber SELECT or Uber BLACK, your vehicle must be on the list provided by Uber which you can find here

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General Uber Car Requirements Dallas

The general Uber Dallas car requirements are:

  • your vehicle must be 15 years old or newer;
  • have 4 working doors;
  • be in good condition with no cosmetic damage;
  • have no commercial branding on it;

Uber Vehicle Registration Requirements in Dallas

Uber will accept either temporary or official registration documents. The vehicle does not have to be registered in your name.

Uber Insurance Requirements in Dallas

Uber provides liability insurance for drivers but you are still required to maintain your own insurance policy. You can learn more about the insurance coverage with Uber in the US by visiting this link on their website.

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Dallas UberX Car Requirements

Uber X Dallas car example in white

UberX is the lowest cost vehicle service option. This is the most popular type of ride for drivers and passengers.

The UberX Dallas Car requirements are:
  • 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 Dallas Car Requirements

Uber XL vehicle example

UberXL offers the lowest cost ride for more than 4 more passengers. You will get paid more if you have a minivan, cross-over or SUV that can fit up to 6 passengers.

The UberXL Dallas Car requirements are:
  • 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

Uber SELECT Dallas Car Requirements

Uber Select vehicle style

Uber SELECT is a mid-tier luxury car service which commands higher fares than UberX. Your car does not have to be black but must be one of the accepted models. You must also be a top rated driver with experience already on the platform.

The Uber SELECT Dallas car requirements are:
  • 2009 or newer unless otherwise stated in the car list
  • 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

Your vehicle must be a make and model on the accepted car list. For a complete list of Uber BLACK cars that are eligible in Dallas, you can refer to our Dallas Car List for Uber SELECT, Uber BLACK and Uber BLACK SUV drivers.

Dallas Uber BLACK Car Requirements

Uber black vehicle examples

Uber BLACK is the highest level of car service Uber offers in Dallas. It also commands the highest fares for drivers who own black sedans and meet the requirements to drive.

The Uber BLACK Dallas Car requirements are:
  • 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

Your vehicle must be a make and model on the accepted car list. For a complete list of Uber BLACK cars that are eligible in Dallas, you can refer to our Dallas Car List for Uber SELECT, Uber BLACK and Uber BLACK SUV drivers.

Uber BLACK SUV Dallas Car Requirements

Uber black suv car example

Uber BLACK SUV is the most expensive service Uber offers. You get paid more than Uber BLACK because you can fit more passengers. Similar to Uber BLACK, you must meet strict rating requirements.

The Uber BLACK SUV Dallas Car requirements are:
  • 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

Your vehicle must be a make and model on the accepted car list. For a complete list of Uber BLACK cars that are eligible in Dallas, you can refer to our Dallas Car List for Uber SELECT, Uber BLACK and Uber BLACK SUV drivers.

UberComfort Chicago Car Requirements

Uber Comfort provides a rider with a comfortable secure ride to their destination. Vehicles offer more leg room and come with top-rated drivers.

The Uber Comfort Car requirements are:

  • 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

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