How long does it take to charge the Lucid Air?
The Lucid Air charging time varies depending on the model, its battery capacity, and the type of charging station you use. There are 5 models of the Lucid Air in 4 battery configurations: The Lucid Air Pure AWD has an 88 kWh usable battery, the Lucid Air Touring comes with a 92 kWh usable battery capacity, the Lucid Air Grand Touring has a 112 kWh usable battery capacity, and the Lucid Air Dream Editions P and R have a 118 kWh battery capacity.
Using a standard AC charging station, all models of the Lucid Air have a maximum charging capacity of 22 kilowatts (kW), meaning it would take around 4 hours and 26 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Pure, 4 hours and 38 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Touring, 5 hours and 39 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Grand Touring, and 5 hours and 57 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Dream Editions P and R from 0 to 100 percent.
With a DC fast charging station, the Lucid Air Pure and Touring models have a maximum charging capacity of 200 kW, meaning it would take approximately 25 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Pure and 26 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Touring from 10 to 80 percent. The Lucid Air Grand Touring and Dream Editions have a maximum charging capacity of 300 kW, meaning it would take around 22 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Grand Touring and 23 minutes to charge the Lucid Air Dream from 10 to 80 percent.
How to charge a Lucid Air?
There are a few ways to charge the 2023 Lucid Air depending on your situation and needs. The most convenient (and cheapest) way to charge is using a dedicated home EV charging station – this method allows you to plug in your car when you come home and start the day with a fully charged battery.
Of course, you might not have access to an EV charging station at home, so there are plenty of other ways you can charge the Lucid Air. Public EV chargers can be found in several everyday locations ranging from shops, restaurants, parking garages, and offices. Alternatively, DC fast charging stations can give you a quick top-up, charging your battery up in less than an hour, and can usually be found at service stations and along major roadways and highways.
What is the range of a Lucid Air?
The Lucid Air range varies on the model and battery capacity:
- The Lucid Air Pure AWD has a range of 660 km*
- The Lucid Air Touring has a range of 648 km*
- The Lucid Air Grand Touring has a range of 783 km*
- The Lucid Air Dream Edition P has a range of 799 km*
- The Lucid Air Dream Edition R has a range of 828 km*
*These estimates are based on the WLTP ratings and the actual range may vary based on factors such as speed, weather conditions, and elevation change.
How much does a Lucid Air cost?
The Lucid Air price varies depending on the model, the configuration, the dealership, and your location. Starting prices range from $82,400 and $169,000* in the US and €115,000 and €222,000* in the EU.
*Prices were taken at the time of writing from Lucid’s website. The Lucid Air is not yet available in the UK at the time of writing.
What about the Lucid Air specs?
The Lucid Air is a strong contender for the most luxurious and high-tech electric car on the road, and its features reflect that claim. The 2023 Lucid Air specs include a 34-inch floating glass cockpit panel that displays vehicle information and a retractable screen in the center console, which offers more precise control of the vehicle’s features.
And technology in the Lucid Air doesn’t stop when you leave the car. The Lucid app offers drivers access to manage their vehicle wherever they are and allows the Lucid Air to recognize when drivers approach the car and unlock it automatically. What’s more, built-in facial recognition technology in the driver’s seat automatically adjusts vehicle settings to match the driver’s preferences.
The 2023 Lucid Air also supports several innovative charging features, including a 900 V architecture to enable high-powered fast charging and support for bi-directional charging, which allows the Lucid Air to act as a battery for your house and other vehicle-to-home (V2H) applications.
What is the interior of the Lucid Air?
The air of luxury that defines the Lucid Air also translates to its design and interior. The Lucid Air interior maximizes the available space and leverages sustainable materials to create a comfortable, luxurious environment for drivers and passengers alike. Ranging from the carbon-neutral leather on the seats to the 100% recycled yarn and sustainably harvested wood on the dashboard, the Lucid Air interior is designed with its impact on the planet in mind.
The Lucid Air interior’s premium feel continues with its segment-leading legroom in its rear seats and the impressive glass canopy roof, providing a stunning view from anywhere in the car.
What is the size and weight of the Lucid Air?
The Lucid Air size and weight are within the typical range of a 4-door sedan. Both the Grand Touring and Dream Edition versions of the Lucid Air have a length of 4,975 mm, a width of 1,939 mm (2,198 mm including mirrors), and a height of 1,410 mm. The Lucid Air has a 456 L cargo volume.
The Lucid Air has a gross vehicle weight (GVWR) of 2,850 kg and a maximum payload of 490 kg. At the time of writing, Lucid hasn’t published any data on the weight and size of the Pure and Touring models.
How much does it cost to charge the Lucid Air?
The 2023 Lucid Air charging price depends on the model, its battery capacity, and the type of charging station you use. Charging at home is usually the cheapest, while DC fast charging is the quickest (but usually most expensive) way to charge the Lucid Air. The table below offers a glimpse of approximate charging costs depending on the type of charging and model.
Charging station type (right)
Lucid Air model (below)
cost per kWh: $0.15
cost per kWh: $0.35 + $1 connection fee
cost per kWh: $0.60 + $2 connection fee
|Lucid Air Pure||$13.20||$31.80||$54.80|
|Lucid Air Touring||$13.80||$33.20||$57.20|
|Lucid Air Grand Touring||$16.80||$40.20||$69.20|
|Lucid Air Dream||$17.70||$42.30||$72.80|
Important: Costs are approximations based on our experience and do not represent the real-life situation. Prices represent the cost to charge from zero to 100 percent SoC.