It’s the last piece of the puzzle. Among all the car services that Uber offers, it’s the most explain fact, Uber Luxury is truly the highest end vehicle.
When you want to ride in style while enjoying a smooth, comfortable ride. Uber Lux is your best choice. This premium service comes at a premium cost.
But, this also means higher fares for all those Uber drivers out there, or soon to be drivers.
This page will be dedicated to showing you what exactly the Uber Lux car requirements are to qualify to drive for Uber.
If you would like to see the car requirements for other Uber services just click below on any of the services you would like to drive for.
What is UberLUX?
UberLUX is the most luxurious car service presented by Uber.
- Luxury Cars
- Professional and experienced drivers
- Classic and high style ride option
It’s a premium car service, and also a high-cost option.
Uber LUX cars allow a minimum of 4 passengers.
UberLUX cars consist of high-class premium cars such as Tesla Model S, Mercedes Benz S-Class, or BMW 7-Series.
Both Uber Black and Uber Lux offer high-end services to the customers.
But Lux is the premium option, offering luxury cars such as Maybachs and Bentleys.
UberLUX is the most expensive car service presented by Uber.
- Professional Drivers
- Minimum rating of 4.85 stars
- Leather or vegan car interior
- The car model age must be 2012 or newer.
- Carry four passengers
- Usually, you will find Rolls Royces and Bentleys.
Price is double as compared to Uber Black, and also LUX is more expensive than Uber SUV service.
According to the report of the finder, when the rider calculates the charges of LUX with BLACK and Pool, surprising estimation has been found.
The distance is from Los Angeles International Airport to Universal Studios.
- The price of an Uber BLACK was $132.12.
- The price of an Uber LUX was $194.49.
- And, Pool was only $40.91.
Uber has everything for everyone if your budget is tight, and cannot afford such rides, there is always a choice in Uber.
UberLUX Operating Cities
- Los Angeles
Check in the Uber Application that if your cities have a service of UberLUX and if there is service, then you can take a ride.
Currently, only a few cities have services of UberLUX.
How does UberLUX work?
It works in the same way, other services operate in Uber.
Rides open the application, and it’s time to select a suitable service such as UberX, UberBLACK, and if your cities have UBERLUX service, then you can check the estimate and can have a ride by clicking the confirmation button and the driver will come to pick you and drop you at the destination.
Mostly, passengers like politicians, senators, musicians, rockstars, actors, businessmen are standard lists who can afford LUX.
Some people prefer to take the LUX to impress someone, and Tesla Model S is a hot car, who doesn’t want to have a ride in Mercedes.
Events like the Grammy and Oscar, there you may have seen several big LUX cars.
A list of UberLux-eligible cars
Luxury vehicles are only appropriate for the most premium car service. In the Los Angeles market, I created a list of eligible vehicles.
I spent less time researching different cities because most don’t offer car service.
If your city has the Uber Lux service, contact your local Uber representative to see if your car qualifies.
UberLUX Car List
- Tesla Model S
- Audi – A8
- Range Rover/Land Rover
- Porsche Panamera
- Lexus LS
- Jaguar – XJ
- Rolls Royce
- BMW – 7 Series
- Mercedes Benz S & G Class
- The car must be a 2012 model or newer(this requirement slightly varies by city).
- It has to have four doors and a leather interior.
- A car can at least carry four passengers.
- It must have a functional seat belt for each passenger.
- Drivers must be 21 years older.
- The driver at least has 3 years of US driving history.
Note: Most LUX drivers make money by driving as SUV mode because UberLUX helps in making money in top cities like LA, Ballet, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westlake Village, and many others.
You should know when you are committing to a car like this because it ain’t to that place where people can’t afford it.
Cars like Bentley and BMW 7 need commercial insurance, and they have high-cost maintenance.
It is an expensive baby.
So you should know the big event in your cities so that you can switch to LUX.
Which is the the best cars for UberLUX drivers ?
An Uber Lux ride is one that is driven by a professional chauffeur for passengers who want an extremely high-end ride.
It is not uncommon for drivers to pick up passengers going to important events (i.e. weddings, proms, graduations, launch parties for high-end brands, or a group of young women going to a bachelorette party).
An UberLUX driver can expect to pay between $45,000 and $80,000 (or more) for a new BMW M5. The BMW M5 provides a luxury experience unlike any other – with seating for up to five passengers, climate control, and internet access on the go.
Drivers will appreciate the vehicle’s pedestrian detection system, heated steering wheel, and ventilated seats, as well as the departure-lane warning system (which helps prevent collisions).
How much money driver can make from Uber luxury?
In their opinion, drivers should receive $15 in take-home pay and $15 in wear and tear on their vehicles per hour. Given the fact that Uber drivers earn an average of under $12 per hour, this is a positive development.
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Driving LUX is another different experience.
You have to have patience and know-how to and where to make money in the city.
And I know UberLUX service is on another level.