The market is competitive and there are some requirements you will need to meet, but you could be paid to use your own car to advertise someone else's product. Some sites say the practice died down after the 1990s, but in some places the practice is still available. Generally you have to agree to drive about 1,000 miles a month, be older than 18 and have a spotless driving record. If you do, you could earn a few hundred dollars to advertise on your car, or a company might even give you a car to drive.
FreeGasHelp.com offers between $5 and $200, depending on the type of advertisement. Ads can be as small as a license plate frame or as large as a complete wrap around the vehicle. You must drive 1,000 miles a month. The company says its program is available in all 50 states, but to date is operating in California, Texas, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Jersey and Connecticut.
AdSmart Outdoor Advertising will either provide you with a Nissan Xterra or Volkswagen Beetle or pay you $350 a month to advertise on your own car. You must agree to drive an average of 1,100 miles a month and wash the vehicle twice a month. The company only operates in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Wilmington, Del., New York City and Baltimore.
Autowrapped.com pays between $200 and $400 a month for a complete wrap on your car. The mileage requirement is between 800 and 1,200 miles per month. For partial wraps the company pays between $100 and $200 a month. The company is accepting applications nationwide.
Free Car Media
Free Car Media advertises that it offers up to $900 a month for contracts that last an average of three months. Contracts can be as long as two years and as short as two months. The application process allows you to name some companies you would not mind advertising for.