Amendments to the Vehicle-for-Hire By-law will come into effect on January 1, 2020. The updated By-law includes the creation of an Accessibility Fund Program, data requirements, mandatory training for all drivers and improvements in the licensing and enforcement of vehicle-for-hire.

What Type of Vehicle Can I Have?

Below is a searchable list of limousines that are permitted to operate in Toronto. This list is a live document and may be amended at any time. This list was last updated on February 13, 2019.

For more information and questions about 2019 vehicles, please contact Andrea Di Matteo, andrea.dimatteo@toronto.ca, 416-392-3046.

About Limousine Vehicles

  • All stretches must have a minimum of 114 cm (44.88 inches) beyond standard wheelbase. Stretch limousines must be replaced after eight years. For example, a vehicle operating as a stretch limousine that was manufactured in 2012 must be replaced in 2020.
  • Sedan limousines must be replaced after seven years. For example, a vehicle operating as a sedan limousine that was manufactured in 2012 must be replaced in 2019.
  • All vehicles must be luxury (i.e., must have a leather package and carpeted floors).
  • Cadillac and Ford/Lincoln products must be converted in accordance with Cadillac’s Certified Master Coachbuilder (C.M.C.) or Ford/Lincoln’s Qualified Vehicle Modifier (Q.M.V.) programs. All other conversions to be certified by National Safety Mark.
  • Conversions of vehicles not appearing on this list may be considered by Municipal Licensing and Standards staff upon request. Final approval is subject to inspection.
  • Vehicles that have submodel (trim), must be that specific trim to be approved.
  • Please note that some vehicle models have been discontinued by the manufacturer.
  • Vehicle lists will be updated as new model data becomes available.

 

Model Year  Vehicle Make  Vehicle Model Sub Model
2012  Audi  A8  “L” or “LWB”
2012  BMW  7 Series  “Li” or “LWB”
2012  BMW  5 Series  Gran Turismo (GT)
2012  Cadillac  Escalade
2012  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ
2012  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid
2012  Chrysler 300  Limited / 300C / 300S / Luxury Series
2012  Ford  Expedition  Limited / King Ranch
2012  GMC  Yukon  Denali / XL Denali
2012  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid
2012  Hyundai  Equus
2012  Jaguar  XJ  LWB
2012  Lexus  ES
2012  Lincoln  MKT
2012  Lincoln  MKZ
2012  Lincoln  Navigator
2012  Mercedes Benz  ML Class
2012  Mercedes Benz  R Class
2012  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2012  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2012  Rolls Royce  Phantom  EWB
2013  Audi  A8  “L” or “LWB”
2013  BMW  5 Series  Gran Turismo (GT)
2013  BMW  7 Series  “Li” or “LWB”
2013  Cadillac  Escalade
2013  Cadillac  XTS
2013  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ
2013  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid
2013  Chrysler 300  Limited / 300C / 300S / Luxury Series
2013  Ford  Expedition  Limited / Platinum / King Ranch
2013  GMC  Yukon  Denali / XL Denali
2013  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid
2013  Hyundai  Equus
2013  Infiniti  JX
2013  Jaguar  XJ  LWB
2013  Lexus  ES
2013  Lincoln  MKZ
2013  Lincoln  MKS
2013  Lincoln  MKT
2013  Lincoln  MKX
2013  Lincoln  Navigator
2013  Mercedes Benz  ML Class
2013  Mercedes Benz  R Class
2013  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2013  MV-1  LX
2013  Nissan  Armada  Platinum
2013  Nissan  Pathfinder  SL / Platinum
2013  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2013  Rolls Royce  Phantom  EWB
2013  Toyota  Avalon
2014  Audi  A8  “L” or “LWB”
2014  Bentley  Flying Spur
2014  BMW  5 Series  Gran Turismo (GT)
2014  BMW  7 Series  “Li” or “LWB”
2014  Cadillac  Escalade
2014  Cadillac  XTS
2014  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ
2014  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid
2014  Chrysler 300  Limited / 300C / 300S
2014  Ford  Expedition  Limited / King Ranch
2014  GMC  Yukon  Denali / XL Denali
2014  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid
2014  Hyundai  Equus
2014  Infiniti  QX60
2014  Jaguar  XJ  LWB
2014  Lexus  ES
2014  Lincoln  MKZ
2014  Lincoln  MKS
2014  Lincoln  MKT
2014  Lincoln  MKX
2014  Lincoln  Navigator
2014  Mercedes Benz  GL Class
2014  Mercedes Benz  ML Class
2014  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2014  MV-1  LX
2014  Nissan  Armada  Platinum
2014  Nissan  Pathfinder  SL / Platinum
2014  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2014  Rolls Royce  Phantom  EWB
2014  Tesla  Model S
2014  Toyota  Highlander  XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited
2014  Toyota  Avalon
2014  Toyota  Sequoia  Limited / Platinum
2015  Audi  A8  “L” or “LWB”
2015  Bentley  Flying Spur
2015  BMW  5 Series  Gran Turismo (GT)
2015  BMW  7 Series  “Li” or “LWB”
2015  Cadillac  Escalade
2015  Cadillac  XTS
2015  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ
2015  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid
2015  Chrysler 300  Limited / 300C / 300S
2015  Ford  Explorer  Limited / Sport / Platinum
2015  Ford  Expedition  Limited / Platinum / King Ranch
2015  GMC  Yukon  Denali / XL Denali
2015  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid
2015  Honda  Pilot  EX-L RES / EX-L Navi/ Touring
2015  Hyundai  Equus
2015  Infiniti  QX60
2015  Infiniti  QX80
2015  Jaguar  XJ  LWB
2015  KIA  K900
2015  Land Rover  LR4
2015  Land Rover  Range Rover  LWB
2015  Lexus  ES
2015  Lincoln  MKZ
2015  Lincoln  MKS
2015  Lincoln  MKT
2015  Lincoln  MKX
2015  Lincoln  Navigator
2015  Mazda  CX-9  GT
2015  Mercedes Benz  GL Class
2015  Mercedes Benz  ML Class
2015  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2015  MV-1  LX
2015  Nissan  Armada  Platinum
2015  Nissan  Pathfinder  SL / Platinum
2015  Porsche  Cayenne
2015  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2015  Rolls Royce  Phantom
2015  Tesla   Model  S
2015  Toyota  Highlander  XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited
2015  Toyota  Avalon
2015  Toyota  Sequoia  Limited / Platinum
2016  Acura  RLX
2016  Audi  A8
2016  Bentley  Flying Spur
2016  BMW  5 Series  Gran Turismo (GT)
2016  BMW  7 Series
2016  Cadillac  CT6
2016  Cadillac  Escalade
2016  Cadillac  XTS
2016  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ
2016  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid
2016  Chrysler 300  Limited / 300C / 300S / Anniversary Package
2016  Ford  Explorer  Limited / Sport / Platinum
2016  Ford  Expedition  Limited / Platinum / King Ranch
2016  GMC  Yukon  Denali / XL Denali
2016  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid
2016  Honda  Pilot  EX-L RES / EX-L Navi/ Touring
2016  Hyundai  Equus
2016  Infiniti  QX60
2016  Infiniti  QX80
2016  Jaguar  XJ  LWB
2016  KIA  K900
2016  Land Rover  LR4
2016  Land Rover  Range Rover  LWB
2016  Lexus  ES
2016  Lincoln  MKZ
2016  Lincoln  MKS
2016  Lincoln  MKT
2016  Lincoln  MKX
2016  Lincoln  Navigator
2016  Mazda  CX-9  GT
2016  Mercedes Benz  GL Class
2016  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2016  MV-1  LX
2016  Nissan  Pathfinder  SL / Platinum
2016  Porsche  Cayenne
2016  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2016  Rolls Royce  Phantom
2016  Tesla  Model X
2016  Toyota  Highlander  XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited
2016  Toyota  Avalon
2016  Toyota  Sequoia  Limited / Platinum
2017  Acura  RLX
2017  Audi  A8
2017  Bentley  Flying Spur
2017  BMW  5 Series  Gran Turismo (GT)
2017  BMW  7 Series
2017  Cadillac  CT6
2017  Cadillac  Escalade
2017  Cadillac  XTS
2017  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ
2017  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid
2017  Chrysler 300  Limited / 300C / 300S / Anniversary Package
2017  Ford  Explorer  Limited / Sport / Platinum
2017  Ford  Expedition  Limited / Platinum / King Ranch
2017  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid / Denali / XL Denali
2017  Honda  Pilot  EX-L RES / EX-L Navi / Touring
2017  Infiniti  QX60
2017  Infiniti  QX80
2017  Jaguar  XJ  LWB
2017  KIA  K900
2017  Land Rover  Range Rover  LWB
2017  Lexus  ES
2017  Lincoln  Continental
2017  Lincoln  MKT
2017  Lincoln  MKX
2017  Lincoln  MKZ
2017  Lincoln  Navigator
2017  Mazda  CX-9  GT
2017  Mercedes Benz  GLS Class
2017  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2017  MV-1  LX
2017  Nissan  Armada  Platinum
2017  Nissan  Pathfinder  SL / Platinum
2017  Porsche  Cayenne
2017  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2017  Rolls Royce  Phantom
2017  Tesla  Model X
2017  Toyota  Avalon
2017  Toyota  Highlander  XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited
2017  Toyota  Sequoia  Limited / Platinum
2018  ACURA  RLX
2018  AUDI  A8  “L” or “LWB”
2018  BENTLEY  Flying Spur
2018  BMW  7 Series
2018  BMW  6 Series  Gran Turismo (GT) only
2018  Cadillac  Escalade
2018  Cadillac  XTS
2018  Chevrolet  Suburban  LT / LTZ only
2018  Chevrolet  Tahoe  LT / LTZ / Hybrid only
2018  Chrysler  300  Limited / 300C / 300S
2018  Ford  Expedition  Limited / Platinum / Max
2018  Ford  Explorer  Limited / Sport / Platinum
2018  GMC  Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid Denali / XL Denali
2018  Honda  Pilot  EX-L RES / EX-L Navi/ Touring
2018  Infiniti  QX60
2018  Infiniti  QX80
2018  Jaguar  XJ  LWB/Long Wheel Base Only
2018  KIA  K900
2018  Land Rover  Range Rover  LWB/Long Wheel Base Only
2018  Lincoln  Continental
2018  Lincoln  MKT
2018  Lincoln  MKX
2018  Lincoln  Navigator
2018  Mazda  CX-9  GT Only
2018  Mercedes Benz  GL Class
2018  Nissan  Armada  Platinum Only
2018  Nissan  Pathfinder  SL / Platinum only
2018  Porsche  Cayenne
2018  Rolls Royce  Phantom
2018  Rolls Royce  Ghost
2018  Tesla  Model X
2018  Toyota  Avalon
2018  Toyota  Highlander  XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited
2018  Toyota  Sequoia
2018  Hyundai  Genesis  Sedan Only
2018  Lexus  LS  L (Long Wheelbase)
2018  Mercedes Benz  GLS Class
2018  Mercedes Benz  S Class  Sedan
2018  MV-1  LX
2018  Honda  Accord  Touring Sedan
2019  Acura RLX
2019  Audi  A8
2019  Audi  A8L “L” or “LWB”
2019  BMW  7 Series
2019  BMW  5 Series Gran Turismo (GT) only
2019  Cadillac Escalade
2019  Cadillac XTS
2019  Chevrolet Suburban  LT / Premier Package only
2019  Chevrolet Tahoe  LT / Premier Package / Hybrid only
2019  Chrysler 300 Limited / 300C / 300S
2019  Ford Expedition Limited / Platinum / Max
2019  Ford Explorer Limited / Sport / Platinum
2019  GMC Yukon SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid
2019  GMC Yukon Denali / XL Denali
2019  Honda Pilot EX-L RES / EX-L Navi/ Touring
2019  Infiniti QX60
2019  Infiniti QX80
2019  Jaguar  XJ50 LWB only
2019  Land Rover Range Rover LWB only
2019  Lincoln Continental
2019  Lincoln MKT
2019  Lincoln Nautilus
2019  Lincoln MKZ
2019  Lincoln Navigator
2019  Lexus ES 300h
2019  Mazda CX-9 GT
2019  Mercedes Benz GLS Class
2019  Mercedes Benz S Class Sedan
2019  Nissan Armada (2015 data- 2016 Not built)
2019  Nissan Pathfinder SL / Platinum
2019  Tesla Model X
2019  Toyota Avalon
2019  Toyota Highlander XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hyb Ltd
2019  Toyota Sequoia Limited / Platinum