Can passengers sit and ride in front? (of an Uber?)
The Guru Take
Yes. You may want to ask your driver.
Yes, the riders can and are allowed to sit in the front seat of an Uber. The front seat is officially a part of the capacity specified for each service. For example, UberX is supposed to hold 4 passengers, which requires one to sit in the front.
If you are the only passenger, whether you should sit in the front is up to the driver. You may want to ask as most people do sit in the back. Here's a fun thread that asks what the drivers prefer: