What are the vehicle requirements I need for Lyft?

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
Washington, D.C. 2006
Hawaii (all cities) 2002
Illinois: Bloomington 2007
Illinois: Chicago 2004
Louisiana: New Orleans 2009
Massachusetts (all cities) 2004
Minnesota: Duluth 2007
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
Oregon: Portland 2007
Rhode Island: Providence 2004
Tennessee: Nashville 2004
Texas: Austin & Dallas 2004
Virginia (all cities) 2006
Washington: Seattle 2007

 This chart was taken from the official Lyft website and is being used for your reference.

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