Platinum Taxi

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Platinum Taxi
MKT Icon PlatinumTaxi.png
The Platinum Taxi in Mario Kart Tour
Strong stats
Weak stats
Appearances Mario Kart Tour

The Platinum Taxi is a High-End kart in Mario Kart Tour. It was introduced in the Holiday Tour and is the signature kart of Pauline (Party Time) and Waluigi (Bus Driver). It is a platinum variant of the Yellow Taxi with a top sign reading "2020". Like the Yellow Taxi, it uses the Slim tires from Mario Kart 7. Unlike the Yellow Taxi, this kart increases the duration of Mini-Turbo boosts and the number of points earned for performing them.


The Platinum Taxi has only appeared in certain pipes and is not currently a part of the Daily Selects set. The following table shows the kart's availability by tour.

Tour Availability
Holiday Tour Holiday Pipe 1
Holiday Pipe 2
New Year's Tour New Year's Pipe 1
New Year's Pipe 2
Yoshi Tour High-End Pipe
Peach Tour Classic Car Pipe
Super Mario Kart Tour Metal Mario Pack
Mario vs. Luigi Tour Mario vs. Luigi Pipe 1
Mario vs. Luigi Pipe 2
New Year's 2021 Tour New Year's 2021 Pipe 1

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Special skill MKT Icon Mini-Turbo.png Mini-Turbo Plus
Favorite courses
(Bonus points ×2)
MKT Icon DK Pass R.png
DS DK Pass R
MKT Icon 3DS Rainbow Road R.png
3DS Rainbow Road R
MKT Icon Vanilla Lake 1.png
SNES Vanilla Lake 1
MKT Icon Tokyo Blur 2R.png
Tokyo Blur 2R
MKT Icon New York Minute 2R.png
New York Minute 2R
MKT Icon Neo Bowser City RT.png
3DS Neo Bowser City R/T
MKT Icon London Loop 2RT.png
London Loop 2R/T
MKT Icon Royal Raceway R.png
N64 Royal Raceway R
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 1.png
RMX Rainbow Road 1
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 1R.png
RMX Rainbow Road 1R
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 1RT.png
RMX Rainbow Road 1R/T
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 2R.png
RMX Rainbow Road 2R
Favored courses
(Bonus points ×1.5)
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 1.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 1
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 1T.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 1T*
MKT Icon DK Pass.png
DS DK Pass*
MKT Icon DK Pass T.png
DS DK Pass T**
MKT Icon Vanilla Lake 1T.png
SNES Vanilla Lake 1T
MKT Icon Tokyo Blur 2.png
Tokyo Blur 2
MKT Icon Vancouver Velocity.png
Vancouver Velocity
MKT Icon Vancouver Velocity RT.png
Vancouver Velocity R/T
MKT Icon New York Minute 2.png
New York Minute 2
MKT Icon Toad Circuit RT.png
3DS Toad Circuit R/T
MKT Icon SNES Rainbow Road RT.png
SNES Rainbow Road R/T
MKT Icon RMX Choco Island 1R.png
RMX Choco Island 1R
MKT Icon Royal Raceway T.png
N64 Royal Raceway T
MKT Icon Royal Raceway.png
N64 Royal Raceway
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 1T.png
RMX Rainbow Road 1T**
MKT Icon Merry Mountain.png
Merry Mountain
MKT Icon Merry Mountain R.png
Merry Mountain R
MKT Icon Berlin Byways 2T.png
Berlin Byways 2T
MKT Icon Berlin Byways 2R.png
Berlin Byways 2R

* indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 3. ** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 6.

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: "The Platinum Taxi is here to navigate these neon-lit city streets in #MarioKartTour! The pearly white body just screams style as it races along. You don't want to be late for the party of the year, so hop in!"[1]


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese プラチナキャビン
Purachina Kyabin
Platinum Cabin
Spanish Taxi platino Platinum Taxi
French Taxi de platine Platinum Taxi
German Platin-Taxi Platinum Taxi
Italian Taxi platino Platinum Taxi
Portuguese Táxi Platinado Platinum Taxi
Chinese (Traditional) 白金計程車
Báijīn jìchéngchē
Platinum Taxi


  1. ^ mariokarttourEN (December 26, 2019). Twitter. Retrieved March 23, 2020.