Cars API

The Cars API provides detailed information on thousands of vehicle models from over a hundred automakers.

/v1/cars

HTTP GET

Get car data from given parameters. Returns a list of car models (and their information) that satisfy the parameters.

Parameters

make (optional) - vehicle manufacturer (e.g. audi or toyota).

model (optional) - vehicle manufacturer (e.g. a4 or corolla).

fuel_type (optional) - type of fuel used. Possible values: gas, diesel, electricity.

drive (optional) - drive transmission. Possible values: fwd (front-wheel drive), rwd (rear-wheel drive), awd (all-wheel drive), 4wd (four-wheel drive).

cylinders (optional) - number of cylinders in engine. Possible values: 2, 3 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16.

transmission (optional) - type of transmission. Possible values: manual, automatic.

year (optional) - vehicle model year (e.g. 2018).

min_city_mpg (optional) - minimum city fuel consumption (in miles per gallon).

max_city_mpg (optional) - maximum city fuel consumption (in miles per gallon).

min_hwy_mpg (optional) - minimum highway fuel consumption (in miles per gallon).

max_hwy_mpg (optional) - maximum highway fuel consumption (in miles per gallon).

min_comb_mpg (optional) - minimum combination (city and highway) fuel consumption (in miles per gallon).

max_comb_mpg (optional) - maximum combination (city and highway) fuel consumption (in miles per gallon).

limit (optional) - How many results to return. Must be between 1 and 30. Default is 5.

Headers

X-Api-Key (required) - API Key associated with your account.

Sample Request URL

Live Demo!

https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cars?limit=2&model=

Sample Response

[
  {
    "city_mpg": 18,
    "class": "midsize car",
    "combination_mpg": 21,
    "cylinders": 4,
    "displacement": 2.2,
    "drive": "fwd",
    "fuel_type": "gas",
    "highway_mpg": 26,
    "make": "toyota",
    "model": "camry",
    "transmission": "a",
    "year": 1993
  },
  {
    "city_mpg": 19,
    "class": "midsize car",
    "combination_mpg": 22,
    "cylinders": 4,
    "displacement": 2.2,
    "drive": "fwd",
    "fuel_type": "gas",
    "highway_mpg": 27,
    "make": "toyota",
    "model": "camry",
    "transmission": "m",
    "year": 1993
  }
]

import requests

model = 'camry'
api_url = 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cars?model={}'.format(model)
response = requests.get(api_url, headers={'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'})
if response.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
    print(response.text)
else:
    print("Error:", response.status_code, response.text)
var model = 'camry'                                          
$.ajax({
    method: 'GET',
    url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cars?model=' + model,
    headers: { 'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'},
    contentType: 'application/json',
    success: function(result) {
        console.log(result);
    },
    error: function ajaxError(jqXHR) {
        console.error('Error: ', jqXHR.responseText);
    }
});
const request = require('request');

var model = 'camry'
request.get({
  url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cars?model=' + model,
  headers: {
    'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'
  },
}, function(error, response, body) {
  if(error) return console.error('Request failed:', error);
  else if(response.statusCode != 200) return console.error('Error:', response.statusCode, body.toString('utf8'));
  else console.log(body)
});
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;

URL url = new URL("https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cars?model=camry");
HttpURLConnection connection = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty("accept", "application/json");
InputStream responseStream = connection.getInputStream();
ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper();
JsonNode root = mapper.readTree(responseStream);
System.out.println(root.path("fact").asText());
let url = URL(string: "https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cars?model=camry"!)!
var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.setValue("YOUR_API_KEY", forHTTPHeaderField: "X-Api-Key")
let task = URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) {(data, response, error) in
    guard let data = data else { return }
    print(String(data: data, encoding: .utf8)!)
}
task.resume()
If your programming language is not listed in the Code Example above, you can still make API calls by using a HTTP request library written in your programming language and following the above documentation.