Philly’s Got the Power of Choice

At last, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: choose your Uber vehicle!  No more, ordering multiple cars for 5 of your friends, no more “we’re working on it, hang in there!” Tomorrow, July 4th, 2012, we’re  giving you the freedom to ride in style AND choose your vehicle type. Here’s how it will work:


Our standard black car service. Choose this option and a high-end sedan or SUV will be curbside in minutes. We guarantee that cars in this option will seat up to 4 people. Note: if you choose Black and are picked up by an SUV, the pricing for the Black option will apply.


The big dogs. SUVs will seat up to 6 people – now you can roll deep without fear of someone having to Uber alone.

To choose what type of vehicle you want, you’ll need to use our iPhone or Android apps. At the top of the map, select the type of vehicle you want. Set your pickup location, hit request and that’s it! As usual, you’ll receive a text letting you know that your driver is on the way, and another when the driver has arrived.  You can view our rates at anytime by selecting the car types icon in the top right corner.

You asked for it, we made it happen, and we hope you’re as excited as we are to pick your ride.

Love –

Team Uber Philly

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