Guide To Uber Car Discounts

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, Senior Pricing Analyst - August 20, 2018

If you're an Uber driver, you may already know just how much passengers value riding in a clean, comfortable vehicle. But did you know there are programs that can enable you to get an Uber driver discount?

Whether it's special pricing, cash discounts or attractive financing, odds are there's an offer that can help you upgrade your car or truck to something more fuel-efficient with all the latest features.

Offers listed here are available nationally unless noted otherwise. Promotions can be subject to change, so be sure to check with your local dealer for the latest information.

Getting An Uber Driver Discount

Obtaining a discount for being an Uber driver is generally pretty straightforward. For example, Toyota simply requires you to fill out an Uber Driver Incentive Certificate at participating dealers.

However, drivers should be aware that some brands may have exclusions affecting Uber drivers. For example, Subaru Motor Finance has a provision barring vehicles not intended for personal use.

Uber discounts are generally considered to be ongoing. However, some brands have recently ended Uber discounts altogether, like Hyundai and Kia, so there can always be changes.

Having said all that, most automakers still offer an array of financing offers, lease deals and cashback incentives. Here are some cases in which you can still get a discount for being an Uber driver.

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Toyota Uber Driver Incentive

What You Get: $750 off any of the following models: Avalon Gas, Avalon Hybrid, Camry Gas, Camry Hybrid, Corolla (Sedan), Corolla Hatchback, Corolla iM, Prius, Prius c, Prius Prime, Sequoia, Sienna, Yaris iA and Yaris Sedan.

Featured Offers: Up to $3,000 off 2018 Sienna, $1,750 off 2018 Camry in Los Angeles through September 4.

Worth Knowing: Since Toyota's program can be combined with most other cash and financing offers, combining different incentives can yield impressive savings.

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Volkswagen Partner Pricing Program

What You Get: Special partner pricing for independent Uber drivers. It's calculated as $500 below the factory invoice on most new Volkswagen models. The only real exception is the Golf R.

Featured Offer: VW Partner Pricing + 1.9% APR for 60 months + $1,000 Bonus on the all-new Tiguan. Offer ends September 4.

Worth Knowing: If you hate haggling, this prearranged discount could be appealing. However, you may be able to do better in areas with a lot of dealer competition. Compare prices to see which equates to a better deal.

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Genesis Uber Driver Coupon

What You Get: $1,000 toward the purchase or lease of a new Genesis model. Simply show proof that you're a registered Uber driver.

Featured Offer: Lease a 2018 G80 3.8 from $419 for 36 months with $3,999 due at signing (10,000 miles per year). Offer available through September 4.

Worth Knowing: Although Genesis still offers a discount for Uber drivers, the mainstream Hyundai brand does not. Dealer bulletins reveal the brand put its $1,000 Uber Driver Coupon on hold back in July.

Hyundai still offers a wide variety of deals for purchasing, financing and leasing, just none at the moment specifically geared for Uber drivers. This could change, so stay tuned.

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, Senior Pricing Analyst

As CarsDirect’s resident pricing analyst, Alex offers must-know analysis of pricing & incentives to those looking to buy or lease a car. His consumer-oriented coverage of the latest trends and breaking news has been featured in publications such as Car and Driver, Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine and Autoblog.

Follow On: Twitter | Website