Uber Philadelphia Car Requirements: Does Your’s Have What It Takes?

Updated 2019 – Uber Car Requirements Philadelphia 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. 

Don’t worry, we will explain the different service types and the 2019 Philadelphia Uber car requirements for each category. In order to qualify to drive for UberX or UberXL, your car must be on the list provided by Uber which you can find here

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General Car Requirements Philadelphia

The general Uber Philadelphia 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;
  • pass a vehicle inspection.

Registration Requirements in Philadelphia

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

Insurance Requirements in Philadelphia

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. 

Passenger getting into an Drivers vehicle

UberX Philadelphia Car Requirements

Uber X sedan style

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

The UberX Philadelphia 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

UberPool Car requirements are the same as UberX requirements. UberPool is just a type of service that is the same as UberX except you pick up multiple passengers on the same trip travelling in the same direction. 

Not every car qualifies for UberX. Find if your vehicle will be eligible by visiting our UberX and UberXL Car List for Philadelphia. 

XL Philadelphia Car Requirements

Philadelphia Uber XL example car

UberXL Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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

If your vehicle eligible for UberXL? Find out by visiting our UberX and UberXL Car List for Philadelphia.


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