Via New York Car Requirements

Approved Via Vehicles for New York – Via Car Requirements New York 2019

Looking to become a Via Driver in New York City?

Check out Via’s list of approved NYC cars below.

If you’re interested in driving for Via in the NYC area, simply click here apply.

Via New York Accepted Car Models 2019

Note – all Via NYC Vehicles MUST be 2013 model year or newer, have leather seats, have a dark blue/dark grey/or black exterior; and must be licensed with the New York’s TLC.

Large SUVs

  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Chevy Suburban Tahoe
  • Ford Expedition
  • GMC Yukon
  • Lexus LX Series
  • Lincoln Navigator
  • Mercedes GL Class
  • Nissan Armada
  • Toyota 4Runner

Minivans

  • Chrysler Town and Country Pacifica
  • Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Honda Odyssey
  • Kia Sedona
  • Mercedes Metris
  • Nissan Quest
  • Toyota Sienna
  • Volkswagen Routan

Sedans

  • Audi A6, A7, A8, S6, S8
  • Acura RLX, TL
  • BMW 7 Series, 5 Series, 3 Series, X1
  • Buick Lacrosse, Regal, Verano
  • Cadillac ATS, CTS, CT6, DTS, STS, XTS
  • Chevrolet Impala, Malibu, SS
  • Chrysler 200, 300
  • Dodge Avenger, Charger
  • Ford Fusion, Taurus, Flex, Focus
  • Honda Accord
  • Hyundai Genesis, Equus, Sonata, Azera, Elantra
  • Infiniti Q50, Q70
  • Jaguar XJ
  • Kia Optima, K900
  • Lexus ES 300h, ES350, GS350, GS450, LS460, LS570
  • Lincoln MKS, MKZ
  • Mazda Mazda6
  • Mercedes E Class, S Class, B Class
  • Nissan Altima, Maxima, Sentra
  • Saab 9-5
  • Subaru Legacy
  • Toyota Avalon, Camry, Prius, Prius V
  • Tesla Model S, X, 3
  • Volkswagen CC, Passat

Small SUVs and Crossovers

  • Acura MDX, RDX
  • Audi Q7, SQ5, Q5, Q3
  • BMW X3, X4, X5, X6
  • Buick Enclave, Encore
  • BYD e6
  • Cadillac SRX, XT5
  • Chevy Captiva, Equinox, Traverse
  • Dodge Durango, Journey
  • Ford Edge, Escape, Explorer
  • GMC Acadian, Terrain
  • Honda Crosstour, CRV, Pilot
  • Hyundai Santa Fe, Tucson, Veracruz
  • Infiniti FX, JX35, QX56, QX60, QX70, QX80
  • Jeep Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Patriot, Renegade
  • Kia Sportage, Sorento
  • Land Rover Discovery and Sport, Range Rover and Sport, LR2, LR4, Evoque
  • Lexus RX350, RX450h, GX460, NX Series
  • Lincoln MKT, MKX, MKC
  • Mazda CX-5, CX-7, CX-9, Tribute
  • Mercedes R Class, M Class, GLC 300, GLE Class
  • Mercury Mariner
  • Mitsubishi Outlander
  • Nissan Pathfinder, Rogue, Murano
  • Tesla Model X
  • Toyota Highlander, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Sequoia, Venza
  • Saturn Outlook
  • Volkswagen Touareg, Tiguan
  • Volvo XC90

If you own a vehicle that is NOT on this list (and you’d still like to drive for Via), contact nycdrivers@ridewithvia.com to find out whether your vehicle is eligible.

You can also check out Via’s list of recommended vehicle rental companies in the NYC area if you’d like to lease a ridesharing vehicle.

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