What are the car requirements for Lyft?

A simple 3 step guide for solving this common Lyft problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

You can check with Lyft on your specific case by contacting them here (https://gethuman.com/contact/Lyft) However, here is a breakdown that covers the majority of Lyft's vehicle requirements: 1. Lyft currently requires your car be 12 years or newer. Unless you live in Seattle, Portland, Washington D.C., and Minneapolis-St. Paul (10 years) or Pittsburgh (8 years).
2. The car needs to have 4 doors
3. All signals, lights, high beams, hazards, turn signals, brakes, fog lamps, and other lights must work. 4. The A/C and heater must work
5. Fully operational windows are required
6. While some limited leeway is allowed generally you need to make sure there are no cracks in windshield, windows, or mirrors.
7. Body and paintwork must be in good condition
8. A working horn is required
9. Tire tread depth must fit Abraham Lincoln's on a penny head within all parts of the tread
10. Tailpipe and mufflers must work properly.
11. Seat belts and seat adjustments must be working The discretion of your mentor might make a difference on minor things like light damage to the body of the car for example.
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Author:The GetHuman TeamJanuary 15th, 2016

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