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List Of Vehicles Accepted By Uber Nigeria

To date, Uber remains one of the bests companies when it comes to online taxi and general ride service hailing in Nigeria. The company also boasts of a large number of drivers with more drivers applying to join the platform daily.

Uber for years has been the main source of income for many Nigerians, especially drivers with some of these drivers earning up to 200,000 Naira or more monthly.

Although the company is faced with a lot of competition from newer ride-sharing apps springing up daily in Nigeria, it is still the most preferred provider of online taxi service for most Nigerians.

If you’re planning on joining Uber as a driver, then you must get a car and one important thing to note is that not all cars are approved for use on this ride-sharing service.

In this article, however, we will be providing you with a list of cars/vehicles accepted by Uber Nigeria right now but before we go into that, let’s take a look at the current requirement for Uber in the country and what the company generally expects for any car you intend to use for offering rides on their platform.

Car Requirements For Uber Nigeria

Below are some of the car requirements for Uber Nigeria right now.

  • Vehicle model must be 2000 or newer
  • The car must have working doors,
  • The car must be in good working condition with no cosmetic damage
  • The car must have a working radio system
  • The vehicle should have a good air-conditioning system
  • And lastly, the car/vehicle must also be insured.

Documents required are:

  • Valid drivers license
  • Vehicle inspection report
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Roadworthiness certificate
  • A valid Hackney permit
  • A valid Nigerian identity card (International Passport, National I.D Card, Voters Card, e.t.c)
  • A passport photograph

If your car meets the above requirements and you have all the needed paperwork (documents) then it is good to go for Uber as it would surely be accepted for use on the platform.

Now that you understand what is expected of your car in general, let’s take a look at the list of cars accepted by Uber Nigeria.

Full List Of Vehicles Accepted By Uber Nigeria In 2024

Right now, there is no official list of vehicles that can be accepted by Uber in Nigeria as they accept almost all SUVs or Saloon/Sedan cars that meet the requirements we mentioned above.

Just in case you don’t have a car yet or maybe you have one but it didn’t meet the official requirements by Uber Nigeria, below is a list of popular vehicles that can be accepted on this ride-hailing platform in Nigeria.

The cars listed below are also some of the best cars to use for Uber Nigeria.

Uber X

  1. Toyota Corolla
  2. Toyota Yaris
  3. Toyota Matrix
  4. Toyota Prius
  5. Toyota Avalon
  6. Toyota Avensis
  7. Toyota Camry
  8. Toyota Venza
  9. Kia Cerato
  10. Kia Rio
  11. Kia Optima
  12. Kia Sedona, Sorento, Sportage
  13. Honda Civic
  14. Honda City
  15. Mazda 3
  16. Hyundai Elantra
  17. Hyundai Accent
  18. Mazda 6
  19. Honda Element
  20. Honda Accord
  21. Honda CR-V
  22. Honda Crosstour
  23. Hyundai Tucson
  24. Honda Element
  25. Hyundai Sonata
  26. Toyota RAV4
  27. Nissan Xterra
  28. Mazda CX-7
  29. Mazda CX-5
  30. Mazda CX-9,
  31. Nissan Maxima
  32. Nissan Rogue
  33. Kia Sportage
  34. Infiniti Q50
  35. Lexus ES350, GS350
  36. Jeep Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Patriot

Uber Select

  1. Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  2. Mercedes-Benz G-Class
  3. Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
  4. Mercedes-Benz M-Class
  5. Lexus 570
  6. Lexus GS 450
  7. Lexus GS 460
  8. Lexus LS 460
  9. Lexus RX350
  10. Lexus RX450
  11. Ford Edge
  12. Ford Explorer
  13. Ford Expedition
  14. Audi A6, A7, Q5, S6, S7, S8
  15. BMW 5 series, 7 series, X3, X4, X5, X6
  16. Acura MDX, RL, RLX

These are just a few of the many cars you can use for Uber service in Nigeria as a driver. Your choice of car should primarily depend on your budget, availability of spare parts, and ease of maintenance and these cars listed above (especially the UberX section) would be OK for a start.

If you got any questions, please ask them via the comment section below, and we would provide you with answers as soon as we can.
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