Municipal Licensing & Standards

Approved Limousine Vehicles

Below is a list of limousines that are permitted to operate in Toronto. This list is a live document and may be amended at any time. Contact the Licence & Permit Issuance Office for more information.

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 (ie: 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 at the Vehicle Inspection Facility at 843 Eastern Avenue.
    • 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.

Lists of Approved Limousine Vehicles

Expand2010 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)            

BMW, 7 Series, "Li" or "LWB"        

Cadillac, DTS            

Cadillac, Escalade                 

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ / Diamond Edition 

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S           

Ford, Expedition, Limited / Eddie Bauer / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, Denali / XL Denali    

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid         

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, Navigator                

Lincoln, Town Car                

Mercedes Benz, ML Class                

Mercedes Benz, S Class                    

Rolls Royce, Ghost

Rolls Royce, Phantom, EWB  

Expand2011 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

Audi, A8, "L" or "LWB"  

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)  

BMW, 7 Series, "Li" or "LWB"  

Cadillac, DTS

Cadillac, Escalade     

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ  

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid  

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S

Ford, Expedition, Limited / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon  Denali / XL Denali

GMC, Yukon  SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid

Hyundai, Equus         

Jaguar, XJ, LWB       

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, Navigator    

Lincoln, Town Car    

Mercedes Benz, ML Class    

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan  

Rolls Royce, Ghost    

Rolls Royce, Phantom, EWB  

Expand2012 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

Audi, A8, "L" or "LWB"  

BMW, 7 Series, "Li" or "LWB"  

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)  

Cadillac, Escalade     

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ  

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid  

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S / Luxury Series

Ford, Expedition, Limited / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, Denali / XL Denali

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid

Hyundai, Equus         

Jaguar, XJ, LWB       

Lexus, ES       

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, MKZ

Lincoln, Navigator    

Mercedes Benz, ML Class

Mercedes Benz, R Class

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan  

Rolls Royce, Ghost    

Rolls Royce, Phantom, EWB  

Expand2013 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

Audi, A8, "L" or "LWB"  

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)  

BMW, 7 Series, "Li" or "LWB"  

Cadillac, Escalade     

Cadillac, XTS

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ  

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid  

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S / Luxury Series

Ford, Expedition, Limited / Platinum / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, Denali / XL Denali

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid

Hyundai, Equus         

Infiniti, JX     

Jaguar, XJ, LWB       

Lexus, ES       

Lincoln, MKZ

Lincoln, MKS

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, MKX

Lincoln, Navigator    

Mercedes Benz, ML Class    

Mercedes Benz, R Class        

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan  

MV-1, LX

Nissan, Armada, Platinum  

Nissan, Pathfinder, SL / Platinum  

Rolls Royce, Ghost

Rolls Royce, Phantom, EWB  

Toyota, Avalon

Expand2014 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

Audi, A8, "L" or "LWB"  

Bentley, Flying Spur 

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)  

BMW, 7 Series, "Li" or "LWB"  

Cadillac, Escalade     

Cadillac, XTS

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ  

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid  

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S

Ford, Expedition, Limited / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, Denali / XL Denali

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid

Hyundai, Equus         

Infiniti, QX60

Jaguar, XJ, LWB       

Lexus, ES       

Lincoln, MKZ

Lincoln, MKS

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, MKX

Lincoln, Navigator    

Mercedes Benz, GL Class     

Mercedes Benz, ML Class    

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan  

MV-1, LX      

Nissan, Armada, Platinum  

Nissan, Pathfinder, SL / Platinum  

Rolls Royce, Ghost    

Rolls Royce, Phantom, EWB  

Tesla, Model S          

Toyota, Highlander, XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited

Toyota, Avalon          

Toyota, Sequoia, Limited / Platinum

Expand2015 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

Audi, A8, "L" or "LWB"

Bentley, Flying Spur 

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)

BMW, 7 Series, "Li" or "LWB"  

Cadillac, Escalade     

Cadillac, XTS

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S

Ford, Explorer, Limited / Sport / Platinum

Ford, Expedition, Limited / Platinum / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, Denali / XL Denali

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid

Honda, Pilot, EX-L RES / EX-L Navi/ Touring

Hyundai, Equus         

Infiniti, QX60

Infiniti, QX80

Jaguar, XJ, LWB       

KIA, K900     

Land Rover, LR4       

Land Rover, Range Rover, LWB

Lexus, ES

Lincoln, MKZ

Lincoln, MKS

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, MKX

Lincoln, Navigator    

Mazda, CX-9, GT

Mercedes Benz, GL Class     

Mercedes Benz, ML Class    

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan

MV-1, LX      

Nissan, Armada, Platinum

Nissan, Pathfinder, SL / Platinum

Porsche, Cayenne      

Rolls Royce, Ghost    

Rolls Royce, Phantom

Tesla   Model, S        

Toyota, Highlander, XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited

Toyota, Avalon          

Toyota, Sequoia, Limited / Platinum

Expand2016 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

Acura, RLX   

Audi, A8

Bentley, Flying Spur 

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)  

BMW, 7 Series

Cadillac, CT6

Cadillac, Escalade     

Cadillac, XTS

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ  

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid  

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S / Anniversary Package

Ford, Explorer, Limited / Sport / Platinum

Ford, Expedition, Limited / Platinum / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, Denali / XL Denali

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid

Honda, Pilot, EX-L RES / EX-L Navi/ Touring

Hyundai, Equus         

Infiniti, QX60

Infiniti, QX80

Jaguar, XJ, LWB       

KIA, K900     

Land Rover, LR4       

Land Rover, Range Rover, LWB  

Lexus, ES

Lincoln, MKZ

Lincoln, MKS

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, MKX

Lincoln, Navigator    

Mazda, CX-9, GT  

Mercedes Benz, GL Class     

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan  

MV-1, LX      

Nissan, Pathfinder, SL / Platinum  

Porsche, Cayenne      

Rolls Royce, Ghost    

Rolls Royce, Phantom

Tesla, Model X          

Toyota, Highlander, XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited

Toyota, Avalon          

Toyota, Sequoia, Limited / Platinum

Expand2017 Vehicles - Make, Model and Trim

2017 vehicle list will be updated as new model information becomes available. This list was last updated on March 22, 2017.

Acura, RLX   

Audi, A8

Bentley, Flying Spur 

BMW, 5 Series, Gran Turismo (GT)  

BMW, 7 Series

Cadillac, CT6

Cadillac, Escalade

Cadillac, XTS

Chevrolet, Suburban, LT / LTZ

Chevrolet, Tahoe, LT / LTZ / Hybrid  

Chrysler, 300, Limited / 300C / 300S / Anniversary Package

Ford, Explorer, Limited / Sport / Platinum

Ford, Expedition, Limited / Platinum / King Ranch

GMC, Yukon, SLT / XL SLT / Hybrid / Denali / XL Denali

Honda, Pilot, EX-L RES / EX-L Navi / Touring

Infiniti, QX60

Infiniti, QX80

Jaguar, XJ, LWB

KIA, K900

Land Rover, Range Rover, LWB  

Lexus, ES       

Lincoln, Continental

Lincoln, MKT

Lincoln, MKX

Lincoln, MKZ

Lincoln, Navigator    

Mazda, CX-9, GT  

Mercedes Benz, GLS Class

Mercedes Benz, S Class, Sedan  

MV-1, LX

Nissan, Armada, Platinum

Nissan, Pathfinder, SL / Platinum 

Porsche, Cayenne

Rolls Royce, Ghost    

Rolls Royce, Phantom

Tesla, Model X

Toyota, Avalon

Toyota, Highlander, XLE / Hybrid XLE/ Limited / Hybrid Limited

Toyota, Sequoia, Limited / Platinum