How to Make Money With Your Car in 2019

So, it’s the start of a new year and after a busy Christmas period, it's time to start saving money. But you can do better than save, you can earn extra money, and fill that spare time you have designated to Netflix with a side hustle that you can start with your car.

We all know that having a car can be a huge expense during the year. You have services to pay for, as well as regular petrol when you are travelling to and from work, or the dreaded school run. Everyone wants to earn more money, and there's always room for a side hustle! The good news is that there are many easy ways to earn money using your car that you may not have thought of.

So, let’s have a look at some of the top ways to make money with your car in 2019.

Carpool to Work

If you are driving to work every morning and evening, the cost for petrol soon adds up. But if you know people that you work with that need a lift to and from work, then car sharing could be an option. It is an easy way to cut down on your travel costs, and the passenger gets a ride in a warm car to work; everyone wins. Plus, you are already driving to work, so it is no extra hassle for you.

There are even apps and websites now where you can sign up to enjoy carpooling together with other people. You can choose the distance and where you are travelling to and there may be people in your area that will pay you to share the ride. Sounds pretty easy, right?


If you are looking for an easy way to make some quick cash, you can consider wrapping your car. That is, letting advertisers wrap your car with their advertisements. If you don't mind having advertising on your car, this could be goer. All you have to do is put them on your vehicle and drive as normal. How much you can make will depend on the advertisers, but it is a safe and easy way to make money. So, if you don't really mind what your car looks like when you are driving around, advertisements are an easy way to make some extra cash with minimal effort.

Let Drivers Rent Your Car

Are you going away on holiday, and won’t be using your car? Do you hardly use your car during the week and it just sits there in your driveway? If you are in a situation where your vehicle is not being driven, you could let other people rent your car out. This is a good way to make money when you are not using it. Plus, it keeps the engine running, which will help over time and make sure that it does not deteriorate. There are lots of websites you can use to rent out your car and it is really easy and safe to use. You are totally in control and can choose who drives your car. There is real potential to make good money by renting out your car to someone, especially if you have a new or distinct vehicle. And how long you rent it out for is totally up to you!

Rent Out Your Parking Space

Do you have a spare driveway or garage that you do not use? Well, this could be your opportunity to make some money in 2019. There are websites you can join that let you rent out your car parking space to those people that need one. In particular, if you live in a busy city or near a train station, people will pay more for your space. You can rent it as a one-off for a special event, or on a regular basis for workers or football matches. You could earn a regular income just by renting out a spot that you don't use. It is so easy and you only have to interact with the space renter if you want to. And there, your money problems are solved. There is little effort required and some real money to be made. Go to YourParkingSpace to start earning. 

Become an Uber Driver

Are you always the designated driver? Do people love to use you for lifts? Well, it is about time you started to get paid to drive. The good news is that you can! You can become an Uber driver and make some extra cash with your car. This is an app that works like a taxi. People will request you to take them to their destination and pay you for it. There are some rules to follow when it comes to being an Uber driver but they're pretty straight forward. You will be able to see reviews and who is getting into your car beforehand, as well as customers being able to rate your skills. It's reliable and you have the freedom to make as much money as you want.

Sell Your Car

While this might not be a tip for everyone, you can make money in 2019 by selling your car for cash. Often when you try to sell your old car to companies for a new one, they will give you the lowest price for your vehicle. But one way you can earn extra money from selling your car is by doing this yourself. Taking a little extra time and effort can make a difference. You can sell your vehicle privately and get more money from buyers. Sell your car online through well-known websites such as eBay and specific car sale websites. Never settle for the lowest price, as you might be able to get more money for your car yourself! Of course, the price you get will depend on the make and model, as well as the condition.

Become a Courier

Make money driving! There are always people that are looking for a delivery driver. Whether it is a company or private customer, there are websites that let you become a courier to make some extra money during the week or weekends. They will tell you everything they need to know, including whether to pick up packages and where you should deliver them to. You can set up a profile and people can contact you. Once you have some good experience and reviews, you are sure to get as many deliveries as you can handle. If you like driving, this could be a great way to make some extra money.

Offer Car Photoshoots

Do you have a fancy or stylish car that stands out? If the answer is yes, you should be doing more than just driving it; try advertising it for a photoshoot! There are a lot of companies that will pay to use your car for filming or photo shoots, especially if it's an expensive or unique model. You will be surprised how much interest your car can get. There are lots of websites to make your car a feature in celebrity music videos and television adverts. This is an exciting way to make money in 2019 and you never know who will contact you next!

Deliver Groceries

Did you know that you can also deliver groceries using your own car? There are lots of ways that you can help to deliver food to people’s homes and make some extra cash. While there are well-known stores that you can work for, there are also on-demand apps that will pay you to deliver groceries too. This means that you can work when you want and in your local area. You can use your own car, and it could even just be a weekend side hustle. If you are the type of person that enjoys driving around and want to make some more money, delivering groceries is easy and a good way to get going on a good side hustle idea!

Become a Mover

Do you have a big pickup or a van? Well, this is your opportunity to earn some money helping people move house. You can help them pack up their furniture and transfer it with your vehicle. There are apps and websites that you can use, and it is a great way to make money if you have a big vehicle. You do not always have to help with loading all of their belongings into the van, which can be easier. This will depend on what is required and who you are helping to move house.