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A taxi is a type of car found in Super Mario Odyssey, resembling the Crown Victoria, a car commonly used for taxis in North America. They are most prominent in New Donk City, where they can be found parked or driving around the city. Their drivers will stop and honk their horns if Mario gets in their way. If Mario jumps on top of a taxi, it will bounce him in the air. One particular taxi has an orb with a question mark on it and can be captured. Upon doing so, Mario can use the taxi to drive to a sub-level.
Another taxi blocks a capturable Manhole that leads to the Underground Power Plant until the player finds all four Power Moons from the band members. This taxi cannot be captured, nor does it honk at Mario. However, it can be jumped on to launch Mario into the air higher than usual.
In the post-game, taxis with sails fly around in some kingdoms. Zooming in on them with binoculars will cause a Power Moon to appear. These taxis appear in the Cap Kingdom, Lake Kingdom, and Lost Kingdom. Also during the post-game, a Tostarenan tourist known as the Desert Wanderer travels between several kingdoms with a taxi-driving New Donker and gives Mario Power Moons in each location when spoken to. He travels to the Metro Kingdom, Cascade Kingdom, Luncheon Kingdom, Moon Kingdom, and the Mushroom Kingdom before returning to the Sand Kingdom.
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