If you want to become an Uber driver there are certain requirements than one has to meet. Sure it can be both fun and lucrative but you cannot nosedive at this situation with any old car that you have at your disposal. Firs you will have to get your vehicle approved as it needs to pass certain requirements which will also make a difference in earning and being able to sustain your vehicle as well. Some of the things that need to be considered deal with how many seats a car has, how many doors does it come with, the comfort of the vehicle and the amenities that it comes with. All to the things here need to be considered if you are going to make it as an Uber Black driver.
For that reason we have made as short list of vehicles that are the most desirable and are also eligible for Uber drivers. Customers appreciate these types of cars and you will also easily pass inspection if using some of these vehicles. You can also upgrade your current cars and make them much appropriate for Uber Black driving, experienced drivers will appreciate this fact and will like how this works for them. And now the list.
One of the better choices is the Ford Fusion vehicle. It is an appropriate family sedan car that has just enough luxury and comfort to it. Both the front and the back sets offer high amounts of comfort on the inside while on the outside it exemplifies a sleek and stylish design. Besides this it also offers different powertrain options as well, it coms with a EcoBoost 4-cylinders engine that either comes as a hybrid option or a ‘Energi’ model. This means that it is rated at 24 mpg city, and 36 mpg on the highway, while the hybrid options leaves an EPA rating of 42 mpg combined. Its price is not too shabby as well as a completely new model is available at a price of $18,290, while deciding to get a used one will cost you a bit less and comes down to around $10,000.
Honda Accord is a very popular mid-size sedan vehicle and also a very popular choice in terms using it as an Uber Black vehicle. Besides coming with a great value for money card it also has a substantial equipment rating and has a very versatile equipment package that goes with it. What its greatest advantage is the rear seat spacing which is exponential and leaves you with a high level of comfort there. The cargo bay also has lots of room so there is not going to be any problems if you are taking your customer to the airport or in any other way have a customer that has lots of bags with him or her. Generally speaking the Accord is very handsome vehicle that also provides some smooth and reliable driving ability. You can get a completely new one for a price in the neighborhood of $23,000.
After its latest redesign the Hyundai Sonata is actually one of the best choices when it comes to transporting passengers. It is actually an excellent choice when it comes to the value for money of a car. It does not cost as much as other good looking and comfortable vehicle and it does come with a very nice package and some good abilities. It is not as popular car as some Honda or Toyota vehicles on the US market, but the Sonata is quickly managing to get closer to its contention here and a price which is $1000 cheaper than the Japanese brands is a fine way to start. The car uses a 2.0 liter supercharged 4-cylinder engine but if you want a more fuel economic variant, choose the 1.6 liter 4-cylinder turbo, it brings an EPA rating of 28 mpg city and 38 mpg highway. A new Hyundai Sonata vehicle is available for a price of $20,100 while a used model can be offered to you at a price of $10,200.
The Mazda6 car is one of the more handsome upcoming vehicles that are available on the market. Its bold exterior and very comfortable inside are just the start of what this car actually has to offer to its users. Your passengers will highly appreciate a ride in an upscale model like this one and a high-end choice will win you a lot of votes with the Uber Black customers. The general price of the car is pretty affordable, so it has the price going for you as well, and it does come with a good cargo spacing that can help you with loads of bags if you face something like that. Its base price is $22,000 and is a very good and affordable option.
The Nissan Rogue vehicle is perhaps one of your favorites on the list. It will most likely become one of the favorite vehicles for the customers that you will be facing with if you use this type of a car. A very compact SUV vehicle with some appropriate rates and performance specs. It has one thing up its sleeve and that is a third row of seats which not many crossover cars can boast with. It will allow you to carry a larger group of passengers when ready and will offer you more versatility and adaptability this way. Fuel consumption ratings are pretty decent as well and come to 26 miles per gallon in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The general price for this vehicle is around $23,500.
What better way to impress your customers than to use a Lincoln Continental vehicle. Sometimes it is better to go high and offer a high-end services which will not go on unnoticed than to go chap. The Continental has always been the flagship vehicle of the Lincoln company and is characterized by its well-mannered exterior and a very good inside. The interior comfort levels are off the chart and leaves you with your breathless when you drive inside one. Your passengers will get the same kind of a feeling once they go for a ride in this kind of a car. As there have not been some new Lincoln Continental vehicle for years now, the new one has been announced for release very recently. So if you are really trying to impress your customers, consider getting the 2016 Lincoln Continental vehicle which will no doubt do the trick.
The Toyota Prius is a vehicle which name simply has to be present on this list. The same reason why everyone is getting this model is the same why it makes it on this list. It can be perfect Uber Black vehicle for you simply as its EPA rating gives you the numbers of 51 mpg city/48 mpg hwy. These figures actually make it the most fuel efficient non-plug-in cars on the road. But it is not only a vehicle that will save you on fuel, it also has great cargo spacing and back seat comfort. So get ready to haul some people around as this is perhaps the best budget choice for you. You can even get one for a price of $24,000.
Honda Civic is another Japanese brand vehicle that offers low consumption. It is a mid-size family sedan option that has a rating of 33 mpg combined. If you decide to go for the 2015 Hybrid option you can lower the consumption to 44 mpg city / 47 mpg highway. This car actually offers better driving ability that the Prius. It does not have the same fuel consumption rates, we agree, but it does offer a bit more pleasure than the previous car on the list. So in this case it will come down to comfort but nevertheless it is one of your best choices whichever vehicle you decide to go for. A new model is available for a price of $18,290 while a used one is offered at around $10,000.