Your vehicle must pass an inspection from either Lyft or a mechanic, depending on your city.
Your vehicle must also have 4 doors and 5-8 seats, including the driver's seat.
Each city has a requirement on the age of the vehicle, as well:
|Lyft market or state||Oldest vehicle year|
|Alabama: Birmingham, Huntsville, and Mobile||2007|
|California (all cities)||2004|
|Colorado (all cities)||2004|
|Hawaii (all cities)||2002|
|Louisiana: New Orleans||2009|
|Massachusetts (all cities)||2004|
|Minnesota: Minneapolis-St. Paul||2004|
|Nevada (all cities)||2008|
|New Jersey (all cities)||2004|
|New York: New York City||Vehicle age requirements governed by the TLC|
|Pennsylvania (all cities)||2007|
|Rhode Island: Providence||2004|
|Texas: Austin & Dallas||2004|
|Virginia (all cities)||2006|
This chart was taken from the official Lyft website and is being used for your reference.