The Kia Niro joins the Uber Comfort lineup

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Uber is launching a new product in London called , offering riders the opportunity to not only choose a car with plenty of legroom, but also an experienced driver.

Uber defines Uber Comfort as:

A ride option for experienced partner drivers who have completed over 500 trips, maintained a rating of 4.85 or above, and drive a mid-sized vehicle with more legroom, manufactured in 2015 or later.

The Kia Niro, one of the most popular models at Splend made the list of cars that are eligible for Uber Comfort. The Niro features an elevated seating position and a more spacious interior for drivers and their riders than a typical sedan or hatch.

See the complete list of car models eligible for Uber Comfort:

Audi A4 2015 Infiniti Q30 2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2015 Toyota Avensis 2015
Audi A4 Avant 2015 Infiniti Q50 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2015 Toyota Camry 2015
Audi A5 2015 Infiniti Q70 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 2015 Toyota RAV4 2015
Audi Q3 2015 Jaguar XE 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2015 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2015
Audi Q5 2015 Kia E-Niro 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon 2015 Vauxhall Grandland X 2015
BMW 2-series Gran Tourer 2015 Kia Niro 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 2015 Vauxhall Insignia 2015
BMW 3-series 2015 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2015 Volkswagen CC 2015
BMW 4-series 2015 Kia Optima 2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class 2015 Volkswagen Jetta 2015
BMW 4-series Gran Coupe 2015 Kia Sportage 2015 Mercedes-Benz Viano 2015 Volkswagen Passat 2015
BMW 5-Series 530e 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2015 Mercedes-Benz Vito 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE 2015
BMW X1 2015 Lexus CT 2015 MG MG 6 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan 2015
BMW X3 2015 Lexus GS 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer 2015 Volkswagen Touareg 2015
BMW X5 2015 Lexus IS 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander 2015 Volvo S40 2015
Citroen C4 2015 Lexus NX 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2015 Volvo S80 2015
Citroen C4 Picasso 2015 Lexus RX 2015 Nissan Qashqai 2015 Volvo V50 2015
Ford Kuga 2015 Mazda CX-5 2015 Peugeot 3008 2015 Volvo V60 2015
Honda Accord 2015 Mazda MAZDA3 2015 Peugeot 508 2015 Volvo XC60 2015
Honda Civic 2015 Mazda MAZDA5 2015 Peugeot 508 SW 2015
Honda CR-V 2015 Mazda MAZDA6 2015 Skoda Superb 2015
Hyundai Tucson 2015 Mercedes-Benz 220 2015 Tesla Model 3 2015

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Balazs Szekely

Maker by nature, writer by profession, and a petrolhead at heart, Balazs is our very own content creator who brings Splend’s voice to life. He’s been a wordsmith his entire career, having seen it all from the print media to radio through online publishing and marketing copywriting. He’s fascinated by things he has yet to fully understand such as photography, ice hockey, and the bizarre art of aquascaping. In his free time you may find him mixing up cocktails for his friends or away from home on a city break. Drop him a line at

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