What is the eligibility criteria for cars on Drive mate?
Over 1150 car models are allowed to be listed on our platform, which are most cars you currently see on the road. This can be privately owned vehicles, vehicles that are owned by businesses (as long as the host is authorised by the owner to rent it out on the platform)
Your car must:
be well maintained
be manufactured no earlier than 2010
have a value of less than $50,000
have seating for no more than 12 passengers
be a private passenger vehicle with four wheels
Be legally registered in Australia.
Have a clean (e.g. not a “branded” or “salvage”) title
Meet Drive mate safety and maintenance requirements. Check our maintenance policy for details on this point.
Drive mate accepts petrol, diesel, LPG, hybrid, and electric-powered passenger cars
Drive mate does not accept vehicles such as motorcycles and bikes. Drive mate allows hosts to list passenger vehicles legally registered in Australia only. Hosts must ensure that their vehicle meets all the requirements below as well as all legal requirements for Australia. Hosts must maintain their vehicles and ensure they continue to meet our standards as they age.
VEHICLES INELIGIBLE FOR LISTING
The following is an illustrative list of vehicles that are ineligible for listing.
Vehicles requiring a commercial license to operate legally on public roads
Vehicles designed primarily for off-road use
Drive mate reserves the right to modify its eligibility requirements at any time for any reason.