What is Uber Black?
Community Question: What is Uber Black Car?
Answer: The Uber Black car is your more luxury travel option. In most cities, the vehicle is at least 2010 and newer. All vehicle on the Black system must have black interior and exterior. These vehicles are mainly Mercedes, BMW, Lincoln – we even have seen some Teslas before. The quality of the Black car is usually pretty darn good considering these are professional licensed drivers – unlike uberX drivers.
How much is Uber Black Car
The rate is HIGHER than uberX. Below is an example of the Black car rate for NYC. You can expect something similar depending on the city you travel.
Base Fare – $7.00
Per Minute – 0.65
Per Mile – $3.75
It’s important to point out that not all cities will have the Uber Black car option. Some cities only have uberX. You can check and see if you city has this option my going to Uber’s cities page. Once you choose your city and look at the bottom of the page, you will see all the vehicle types available to you. It’s also a wise idea to get a fare quote prior to requesting any vehicle type. You can get a price quote either via the app or online at your city page.
So now that you have a better understanding of “What is Uber Black”, you should be able to make a better choice next time when considering taking one vs an uberX.