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UberXL Service Begins on Maui

October 12, 2018, 7:44 AM HST
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Uber is launching UberXL on Maui, the Big Island and Kaua‘i today, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.

UberXL offers a higher capacity ride. UberXL vehicles can comfortably fit up to six riders or extra luggage, so it’s a good option for larger groups or families.

The service is already available on O‘ahu.

Maui Vehicle Requirements: Most four-door cars qualify, but requirements vary by vehicle. option.

Minimum requirements

  • 15-year-old vehicle or newer
  • 4-door vehicle
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding
  • No taxi/neon color paint jobs – yellow, orange, bright green, pink, etc.
  • No after market and manufacturer paint jobs and no decals
  • Pass a Hawaii Safety Inspection
  • Registration: Uber accepts both official and temporary registration documents. The vehicle does not need to be registered in your name to qualify.
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Insurance; All partners must maintain their own insurance policy in accordance with state and local laws. In addition, Uber maintains automobile liability insurance on behalf of all U.S. partners.

UberX: Most newer cars qualify to drive with UberX, the most popular vehicle option for riders.

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Additional requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 5 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications, such as installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems
    UberXL
  • Seat extra passengers—and earn higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle.

UberXL: Seat extra passengers—and earn higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle.

Additional requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 7 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications, such as installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Select: A step above the everyday.

Additional requirements

  • Model year 2009 or newer
  • Body style: 4 full, independently opening doors
  • Seating: Must have seats AND seat belts for driver and 4 passengers
  • Leather or vegan leather interior required
  • No cosmetic damage or missing pieces
  • No commercial branding or taxi color paint jobs
  • No large passenger vans or commercial/heavy duty trucks
  • No salvaged vehicles and/or rebuilt vehicles
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Eligible Vehicle Models

  • Acura – ILX, MDX, RDX, RLX, TL, TLX, TSX
  • Audi – A4, A4 Avant, A6, A6 Avant, A7, A8, A8 L, Q3, Q5, Q7, S3, S4, S5, S5 Cabriolet, S6, S7, S8
  • BMW – 3-series, 4-series, 5-series, 6-series, 7-series, X1, X3, X5, X6
  • Buick – LaCrosse
  • Cadillac – ATS, CTS, DTS, Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, SRX, STS, XTS
  • Chevrolet – Suburban, Tahoe
  • Chrysler – 300
  • Ford – Expedition
  • GMC – Yukon, Yukon Denali, Yukon XL
  • Hyundai – Equus, Genesis
  • Infiniti – FX, G Sedan, I, JX, M, Q40, Q45, Q50, Q70, QX4, QX50, QX56, QX60, QX70, QX80
  • Jaguar – F-PACE, S-Type, XF, XJ
  • Kia – K900
  • Land Rover – Range Rover, Range Rover Sport
  • Lexus – ES, GS, GX, IS, LS, LX, NX, RX
  • Lincoln – MKS, MKT, MKZ, Navigator, Town Car
  • Mercedes-Benz – C-Class, CLA-Class, CLS-Class, E-Class, G-Class, GL-Class, GLA-Class, GLC-Class, GLE-Class, GLK-Class, M-Class, R-Class, S-Class
  • Porsche – Cayenne, Panamera
  • Tesla – Model S, Model X
  • Volvo – S60, S80, XC90

For more information about UberXL, including how to request an UberXL vehicle as a rider, click here.

Read more about becoming a driver and sign up here.

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