Lyft (lyft.com) is an extremely popular ride sharing service which competes against brands like UBER, Getaround and Car2Go. Compared to its peers, Lyft ranks as one of the top-performing brands in its category, with an overall ranking of #4 out of 59 total brands.
To review and rank Lyft, we spent approximately 90 hours reviewing the top 59 ridesharing apps based on 390 data points such as wait times, reliability and price competitiveness (see the full criteria list).
- Price point: How expensive is each service? How much does each app cost vs. competitors?
- Strong reliability: How reliable is each service? How would you rate each app's reliability?
- Short wait times: Does each service have relatively short wait times to be picked up? Does each app offer quick pickups?
- Payment splitting support: Can I split payments between multiple riders on each service? Can I split the fare for my each app ride?
- Safety features: Is each service safe? What safety features does each service have in place? How safe is each app?
- Scheduled pickups: Can I schedule a ride on each service? Does each app allow you to schedule rides in advance?
- Pet ride support: Can I bring a pet with me on my each service ride? Does each app allow pets?
- Membership options: Does each service have any subscription or membership options for frequent riders? Does each app offer a ride pass or membership?
- Kid-friendly rides: Can each service drive minors? Can kids ride alone on each app?
- Accessibility options: What accessibility options does each service offer? How good are each app's accessibility options?
- Cash payments: Does each service take cash payments? Can I pay my each app driver in cash?
- Multiple drop-off options: Can each service does multiple drop-offs? Can my each app driver drop me and a friend off at two different stops?
- Multiple pickup options: Can each service does multiple pickups? Can my each app driver pick me and a friend up at two different spots?
- Amazon Alexa compatibility: Is each service compatible with Alexa? Can my each app app integrate with Amazon Alexa?
- Google Home compatibility: Is each service compatible with Google Home? Can my each app app integrate with my Google Home?
Lyft's strengths are:
- Good wait times details
- Offers scheduled pickups details
- Offers multiple pickup options details
- Offers multiple drop-off options details
- Offers kid-friendly rides details
- Offers membership options details
- Offers payment splitting support details
- Offers Amazon Alexa compatibility details
- Offers Google Home compatibility details
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Lyft Review: Features-at-a-Glance
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