When one of three available taxi companies is called, a Taxi drives to The Protagonist's location. After entering the Taxi, the map of Stilwater is displayed, and a destination can be chosen from available map icons. The Cab Fare for each trip is displayed for each icon.
After choosing a destination, the screen momentarily turns black while the Taxi is moved to the destination. In Saints Row, a "Stilwater Taxi" logo is displayed while the screen is dark.
In Saints Row, travel to the destination is instantaneous and the game clock does not progress.
In Saints Row 2, between 1 and 3 hours pass, depending on the distance travelled. It is not possible to travel to or from an island via Taxi.
EagleLine Yellow taxis are yellow in color.
The Phone Number is 018-0174.
TNA Taxis are dark red in color.
The Phone Number is 455-8008.
Big Willy's Cab vehicles are blue in color
The Phone Number is 819-8415.
- TNA is pronounced as Tee-n-ay and is slang for "Tits aNd Ass".
- The TNA phone number, 455-8008, looks like "ASS-BOOB".
- The Big Willy's phone number, 819-8415, looks like "BIG-BALS".
- Once a taxi arrives, if some time passes before entering it, the destination screen is not shown and the taxi drive around aimlessly.
- Civilians sometimes whistle for taxis, and enter them. After they enter, they can be taken as Hostages.
- If the taxi is hit by other drivers before entering it, it drives away.
- When the Taxi Service is called while on Mount Claflin, it is not possible to purchase a ride to any destination, because Mount Claflin is not a neighborhood.
- If a Satchel Charge is attached to the called Taxi and a Taxi Service is used, the charge stays on a vehicle. If a charge is attached to any other vehicle or to a wall and then a Taxi Service is used, a charge stays there and it can be blown up, which may scare civilians, even if the charge is far away from them.
- If the player shoots the Taxi, it behaves as if nothing has happened.