Lyft Lux, Black & Black XL In 2022

Founded in 2012 by Logan Green & John Zimmer, Lyft is 2nd largest ridesharing company in the USA.

Lyft has designed a platform that operates on a mobile app (iOS/ Android) and website. In terms of services, Lyft offers ride-hailing, car-hiring & rental, scooters, bicycles, etc. So, what kind of rides service or car you can pick at Lyft?

Like Uber approved cars list, Lyft offers different kinds of car driving services. However, a qualified driver with a high-end car is expected to earn more with Lyft’s Lux ride program:

  • Lyft Lux: It offers high-end sedans and SUVs with genuine leather seats and leather upholstery
  • Lyft Black: Black is a synonym for Lyft. With Lyft Black, you get luxury cars with leather interiors and 4-seats
  • Lyft Black XL: XL stands for extra space. Here, you get premium SUVs with an all-black exterior, leather interior, and seats for 6 passengers

These car segments are eligible for different car types depending on body type and size.

As of now, Lyft is available in the United States & Canada in more than 100 cities. You will find more details about cities down below. Before checking the list of Lyft cars, let’s check about qualifying vehicles, driver’s requirements, and other details.

Lyft Vehicle Requirements

To make sure that your vehicle qualifies for any city or state requirements, Lyft has made some requirements:

  • Vehicle age: Your vehicle’s age should meet your city or state’s minimum vehicle age requirements
  • Vehicle’s Doors & Seatbelts: Your vehicle should have 4 doors and minimum 5-seatbelts
  • Rental Car: You can rent from a wide range of Lyft cars. However, a vehicle must be rented using the Express Drive program

Lyft Driver Requirements

Like the vehicle’s requirements, each driver should meet given basic requirements. In addition, depending on your location, city or country, Lyft driver eligibility can differ. Here’s the list of important requirements:

  • Your age should range from 21 to 25
  • Need to hold a current and valid driver’s licence (If you belong to California, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont & Washington, then you need to provide at least 1-year licenced driving experience)
  • Vehicle documentation – Proofs, Insurance, etc.
  • Work eligibility proof
  • Background check proof (If Lyft find you involved in some inappropriate activity, then you disqualify)
  • Vehicle inspection certificate
  • Community safety education program – Lyft drivers are required to complete this small program to be eligible

I’ve covered Lyft, car segments & different kinds of eligibility to drive. Now, let’s check Lyft cars with images.

Lyft Lux: Latest Cars List & Requirements

  1. To qualify, a driver must hold at least 4.85 ratings
  2. Your vehicle models should be at least 6 years old or newer

Lyft Lux Cars List:

  • Acura: MDX, MDX Hybrid, RLX, RLX Hybrid
  • Audi: A6, A7, A8, E-Tron, Q5, Q7, Q8, S5 Sportback, S6, S7, S8, SQ5
  • Bentley: Bentayga, Continental Flying Spur, Mulsanne
  • BMW: 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, Active Hybrid 5, Active Hybrid 7, M5, M6 Gran Coupe, X3, X4, X5, X5 M, X5 Hybrid, X6, X6 M, X7
BMW X7 Lyft
BMW X7
  • Buick: Enclave, LaCrosse
  • Cadillac: CT6, CTS, Escalade, Escalade ESV, SRX, STS, XTS, XT4, XT5
  • Chevrolet: Suburban, Tahoe
  • Ford: Expedition, Expedition EL, Expedition MAX
  • Genesis: G90
  • GMC: Acadia, Yukon, Yukon XL
  • Infiniti: JX35, Q70, Q70L, QX60, QX60 Hybrid, QX80
  • Jaguar: F-PACE, XF, XJ
  • Kia: K900
  • Land Rover: Discovery, LR4, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar
  • Lexus: ES, ES Hybrid, GS, GX, LS, LS Hybrid, LX, RX, RX Hybrid
  • Lincoln: Continental, MKC, MKT, MKS, MKX, MKZ, Nautilus, Navigator, Navigator L
  • Maserati: Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte
  • Mercedes-Benz: CLS-Class, E-Class, G-Class, GL-Class, GLC-Class, GLC-Class Hybrid, GLE-Class, GLE-Class Hybrid, GLS-Class, M-Class, Maybach, R-Class, S-Class, S-Class Hybrid
  • Nissan: Armada
  • Porsche: Cayenne, Cayenne Hybrid, Macan, Panamera
  • Rolls-Royce: Ghost, Phantom
  • Tesla: Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y
  • Toyota: Sequoia, Land Cruiser
  • Volkswagen: Touareg
  • Volvo: S80, S90, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC60, XC90, XC90 Plug-In Hybrid

Lyft Black: Latest Cars List & Requirements

  1. A black Lyft must be at least 5 years old or newer
  2. Similar to Lux, Lyft Black must hold 4.85 ratings
  3. The exterior colour must be black with leather interiors and 4 seats

Lux Black Car List

  • Acura: RLX, RLX Hybrid
  • Audi: A6, A7, A8, E-Tron, Q7, Q8, S5 Sportback, S6, S7, S8, SQ5
  • Bentley: Bentayga, Continental Flying Spur, Mulsanne
  • BMW: 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, ActiveHybrid 5, ActiveHybrid 7, M5, M6 Gran Coupe, X4, X5, X5 M, X5 Hybrid, X6, X6 M, X7
  • Cadillac: CT6, CTS, Escalade, Escalade ESV, XTS
  • Chevrolet: Suburban, Tahoe
  • Ford: Expedition, Expedition EL, Expedition MAX
  • Genesis: G90
  • GMC: Yukon, Yukon XL
  • Infiniti: QX80
  • Jaguar: XF, XJ
  • Land Rover: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar
Range Rover Velar Lyft
Range Rover Velar
  • Lexus: ES, ES Hybrid, GS, GX, LS, LS Hybrid, LX, RX, RX Hybrid
  • Lincoln: Aviator, Continental, MKC, MKT, MKS, MKX, MKZ, Nautilus, Navigator, Navigator L
  • Maserati: Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte
  • Mercedes-Benz: CLS-Class, E-Class, G-Class, GL-Class, GLC-Class, GLC-Class Hybrid, GLE-Class, GLE-Class Hybrid, GLS-Class, M-Class, Maybach, R-Class, S-Class, S-Class Hybrid
  • Porsche: Cayenne, Cayenne Hybrid, Macan, Panamera
  • Rolls-Royce: Ghost, Phantom
  • Tesla: Model S, Model X, Model Y
  • Toyota: Land Cruiser
  • Volvo: S90, V90

Lux Black XL Car List

  • Audi: Q7
  • BMW: X7
  • Cadillac: Escalade, Escalade ESV
  • Chevrolet: Suburban
  • Ford: Expedition, Expedition EL, Expedition MAX
  • GMC: Yukon, Yukon XL
  • Lincoln: Aviator, Navigator, Navigator L
  • Mercedez-Benz: GL-Class, GLS-Class
Tesla Model Y Lyft
Tesla Model Y

Lyft Self Driving Cars List

Like Uber, Lyft is strengthening its self-driving program with the help of Motional (a global leader in driverless technology). The company started the project on a testing basis in 2022 and wants to scale this in 2023. As of now, Lyft has Hyundai IONIQ 5 based self-driving vehicle.

Lyft Service Locations In World

Countries

Famous Cities

  • Famous States
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • District Of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Lyft Customer Service Numbers, Social Support, & Address

Number:

  • Main: (844) 250-2773
  • Toll-Free: 855-865-9553

Useful Links:

Social Support:

Office Address:

185 Berry Street
SUITE 5000
San Francisco, CA 94107

How Does Lyft Work As A Driver Or Rider?

Lyft algorithm, also known as ridesharing software, matches the nearby Lyft driver based on GPS position. The driver picks up your request and takes you to your preferred location. This platform is available on the website and app (iOS & Android). In addition, for your information, Lyft doesn’t own any vehicle. The company works on a commission basis for each booking accepted by a driver. As of 2022, Lyft is 2nd best ridesharing and one of the rising car rental businesses in the USA.

Women driving Lyft

How To Become A Lyft Driver In Any Region?

Applying to a Lyft driver position is pretty simple. You need to follow the given steps and register yourself:

  1. Visit Lyft’s driver application on the website or Lyft Driver app (App Store (iOS) or the Google Play store).
  2. Fill in all required information and upload your documents with other checks such as the background.
  3. Once approved, you can start driving and earning.

Benefits Of A Lyft Driver

With Lyft, you get the freedom to set your working hours and earn as much as you want. In addition, below is the list of benefits:

Lyft Driver Review
Lyft Driver’s Review
  • Set working hours: On/Off anytime you want to go home and relax
  • Continue earnings: Make money by rides, tips, bonuses, and referrals too
  • Get paid instantly: Withdraw your money whenever you want

FAQs

What year does your car have to be to drive for Lyft?

As minimum criteria, your vehicle can’t be older than 20 years. Please keep in mind that 20 years is the average number. Depending on the city, the minimum vehicle age requirements can vary. For example, if you are driving in Washington, your car must be a 2008 model or newer.

Does Lyft offer a car for driving?

Lyft has partnered with different brands to offer different cars for rental. You can rent from a wide range of car brands. Usually, rent starts from $129 and goes up to $250 or more/day. You can also avail latest offers on a weekly and monthly basis.

What is the full form of Lyft?

The word “Lyft” has been taken from “lift”.  There is no definition of Lyft.

What is the mission statement of Lyft?

Lyft says “Improving people’s lives with the world’s best transportation”.

Who are the founders of the Lyft car app?

Lyft was founded by Logan Green and John Zimmer in 2012.

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