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Elevate Your Earnings with Lyft Lux

Your premium car is your moneymaker. You keep it clean on the inside and polished on the outside. Because you know a nicer car should earn you more cash. We agree. That’s why with Lyft Lux, you’ll have the chance to earn 2-3x more per ride for driving a high-end car or SUV.

Why Passengers Choose Lux

Whether they prefer a more comfortable ride to the airport, a high-end vehicle for a VIP business meeting, or just want a premium ride for a special event, there are many reasons why passengers choose Lux. But the best reason for drivers is that Lux passengers tend to give 150% more tips on average.

Types of High-End Rides

  • Lux: High-end sedans or SUVs with leather interior. Fits up to 4 people.

  • Lux Black: High-end sedans or SUVs with black exterior and leather interior. Fits up to 4 people.

  • Lux Black XL: Ultra-high-end SUVs with black exterior and leather interior. Fits up to 6 people.

Lux Driver Requirements

Once you meet the following criteria, your next ride could be a Lux ride — no action required. We updated all high-end ride requirements in spring 2019 to provide a consistent experience for passengers. New driver and vehicle requirements will go into effect in all cities by September 2019. You’ll get an email notification if these changes impact you

  1. Meet all general driver requirements

  2. Drive in a Lyft city where Lyft Lux, Lyft Lux Black, or Lyft Lux Black XL is available

  3. Maintain an average driver rating of 4.85 stars or above

  4. Drive an approved Lux vehicle model year 2013 or newer, or drive an approved Lux Black or Lux Black XL vehicle model year 2015 or newer.

    • You’ll qualify to receive Lux, Lux Black and Lyft Lux Black XL requests if you drive an eligible vehicle that comfortably seats 6+ passengers

Keep reading to see a full list of eligible vehicles.

Get the most from driving with Lux

Here are some tips to help you meet you earning goals and keep your rating high:

1. Drive at the right place at the right time

High-end restaurants, upscale shopping areas, entertainment districts, and airports are a great place to start. Try Friday and Saturday nights, as well as any time after major concerts and sporting events.

2. Keep your vehicle looking great 

Passengers who choose a premium ride appreciate a premium experience. Be sure to keep your vehicle clean — inside and out. 

3. Check in with your passenger

From starting the ride with a friendly greeting to asking about your rider’s music and A/C preferences, taking care of the small details makes a big difference.

4. Go above and beyond

Helping passengers with their bags and giving them the inside scoop on local hotspots (if they’re visiting from out-of-town) are easy ways to elevate a ride from four stars to five.


Eligible vehicles

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