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Pulmonia Taxis in Mazatlán

Pulmonias in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico

Unique to Mazatlán are Pulmonia taxis.  Pulmonias are gas-powered open-air taxis that look like sup'd up golf carts!  Some have doors and others do not.  Most have stereos and drive around with the music volume cranked up!  Pulmonias are used primarily in the tourist zones of Mazatlán.  Pulmonias are great for short journeys within the tourist zones of Mazatlán.

The majority of Pulmonias are actually Volkswagon engines with custom bodies on them.  Years ago, an entrepeneur bought a bunch of 3 wheeled Cushmans that were used as taxis.  The Volkswagons are the 2nd generation.  They are getting old now, so there is a third generation that are Nissans that are just starting to appear in Mazatlán.  You will find pulmonias primarily in the tourist zones of Mazatlán.

Pulmonia Monument in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico

There is even a monument to the pulmonia on the Malecon.

Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico

We don't recommended you use Pulmonias to go to the airport because you need to go on a highway and the wind and heat are too much.  Also, most of them don't have seatbelts so it is more dangerous.

In 2020, they were charging a minimum of 40 pesos to get in.  It is about 100-150 pesos to go from the Golden Zone to Downtown.  Always negotiate a price with the driver before you get in!

Photos of Pulmonias

monument to Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Pulmonia in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico

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