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What car should I buy to drive Uber or Lyft?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 8:47 pm
Pedestrian using the Uber app

Are you considering driving for a ride share company like Uber or Lyft? While any reliable and clean vehicle should be fine to get you started, some choices may be better than others when it comes to fuel economy, overall price or passenger capacity. Find some of our suggestions for the best vehicles for ride-share drivers below.

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Best Vehicles for Ride-Share Drivers

Fuel-Conscious Options

When you are putting so many miles under your tires, the last thing you want to do with all of your profit is spending it to fill up your gas tank. Choosing a vehicle with good fuel economy scores will help to keep you on the road with more money in your pocket.

2018 Toyota Prius exterior in bold blue

Toyota Prius

2018 Nissan Versa exterior side profile

Nissan Versa

2018 Honda Fit exterior in orange

Honda Fit

Budget-Friendly Options

The less you spend each month on your car payment the more overall money you can make doing ride share. While sometimes the cheapest model available won’t be the most comfortable (and therefore profitable), there are plenty of budget-friendly options that offer spacious interiors and generous standard amenity packages.

2018 Ford Fusion front grille and headlights

Ford Fusion

2018 Kia Soul exterior side profile

Kia Soul

Two women getting into the front seats of the 2018 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

High Passenger Capacity

Interested in increasing your rates with increased passenger capacity? A van or an SUV may be your best bet to maximize on interior space. Here are three popular options with plenty of seating and passenger amenities. The power-sliding side doors available on van models are particularly appealing for helping passengers in and out of your vehicle.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica exterior

Chrysler Pacifica

2018 Toyota Highlander rear exterior

Toyota Highlander

2018 Honda Pilot on a trail in the woods

Honda Pilot

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Looking to save even more money on your car purchase? Consider a gently used model from Coast to Coast Motors. Browse our current pre-owned inventory and see if we have a model that will work for your ride-share driving needs!

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