Updated: Jan 8
Below is a list of different type of ride modes Lyft offers riders
Lyft: Standard Lyft car for up to 3* riders
Shared: Share a car with riders headed in the same direction at a discounted price
Shared Saver: Walk a short distance to a Shared ride pickup location for the lowest price
Wait & Save: Lock in a lower price when it’s busy — it’s our most affordable personal ride. Once you request a ride, there's a longer wait so we can pair you with the best driver for your route and pickup spot. Wait & Save is currently a pilot and is not available in all markets.
Priority Pickup: Get a faster pickup at a slightly higher price
Preferred: Standard Lyft ride for up to 3* riders. Take a ride with a top-rated driver in a newer, spacious car. Preferred is currently a pilot and is not available in all markets
Note: Wait & Save, Priority Pickups, and Preferred rides are currently only available in some areas.
Lux: Luxury car for up to 3* riders
Lux Black: Premium black car service with leather seats for up to 3* riders
Lyft XL: SUV for up to 5* riders
Lux Black XL: Premium black SUV with leather seats for up to 5* riders
Scooter: Compact scooter for a single rider
Bikes: Reserve and rent single rider bikes
Car Seat: Vehicle fitted with a child’s car seat
Wheelchair accessible: Set your app to enable accessibility needs. Learn more.