INTRODUCING THE ALL-NEW ALL-ELECTRIC CADILLAC LYRIQ.
Designed to energize your senses, this EV vehicle is inspired by craftsmanship and driven by innovation. The 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ represents the first in an upcoming portfolio of battery-electric luxury vehicles from Cadillac. This all-new transformative model redefines American luxury with the dynamic, modern and completely electric build will lead Cadillac into the electric future!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: IS THE CADILLAC LYRIC RIGHT FOR YOU?
A: While being produced at reduced operating costs, this all-electric SUV conveys high performance, supports positive environmental impact, convenience. If these significant factors are valuable to you, then the Lyriq will be exactly what you’re looking for.
Q: HOW DO I PREPARE MY HOME FOR AN EV?
A: It’s as simple as using an electric outlet. However, if you wish to charge your EV at a high speed pace, installing a Level 2* charging station will help quicken the charge. Cadillac plans to offer charging solutions and installation support to make the process as easy as possible.
Q: ARE THERE ANY OTHER BENEFITS OF OWNING AN EV?
A: EV’s are cleaner, quieter. Additionally, EVs have fewer moving parts. This often translates into reduced maintenance costs. For example, no oil changes ever. There are also often national and some Canadian provinces have financial incentives in place to help bring this cost down.
Q. HOW CAN I FIND CHARGING STATIONS IN MY LOCAL AREA?
A: The availability of public charging has increased substantially over the past few years. There are numerous third-party apps and sites that can help you find local charging stations.
Additionally, Cadillac’s Energy Assist App will guide you to local stations in your area.
Q: WHERE CAN I CHARGE AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE?
A: The vast majority of charging happens at home (overnight, similar to your smartphones). For the times when you need to charge outside of the home, there are over 5,000 charging stations in Canada and this number is growing.
Q: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CHARGE AN EV?
A: Actual charge times will vary based on battery condition, output of charger, vehicle settings, and outside temperature. There are three levels of charging:
- AC Level 1 charging can deliver about 6KM of range per hour (at home use)
- AC Level 2* charging can deliver about 40 to 96KM of range per hour (at home use / at work)
- DC fast charging can deliver about 160+KM of range in 10 minutes (public use)
Q: WHAT HAPPENS IF I RUN OUT OF CHARGE?
A: Studies show that 95% of EV owners have never run out of a charge. In the unlikely event this occurs, all Cadillac customers have access to Cadillac roadside assistance that will ensure customers get back on the road.
Q: DOES AN EV BATTERY LOSE ITS STATE OF CHARGE WHILE TURNED OFF?
A: While Lithium-Ion batteries have a self-discharge feature, the loss of charge while the vehicle is turned off is minimal. In fact, studies show that Lithium-Ion batteries self-discharge at rate of 1-2% per month in many cases.
Q: WILL THE BATTERY DETERIORATE OVER TIME LIKE THOSE IN CELL PHONES?
A: Lithium-Ion batteries are designed with protective measures to ensure longevity of battery life. Your electric vehicle will enjoy a long useful battery life.
Q: WILL THE BATTERIES BE ABLE TO BE RECYCLED?
A: Cadillac batteries will enjoy a long useful life, however, Cadillac plans to explore recycling partnerships.
Q: HOW DO EXTREME TEMPERATURES AFFECT THE CAR’S BATTERY?
A: High voltage batteries are designed to safeguard against degradation due to extreme temperatures. Extreme temperatures may affect vehicle range.
WHY GO ELECTRIC?
Q: WHY IS CADILLAC GOING ELECTRIC?
A: This is our contribution to creating a world with zero emissions. While other conventional manufacturers make EV products to capture the growing market, Cadillac is committed to become an all-electric brand and help achieve this vision. Cadillac has a history of looking towards the future by pushing the boundaries of innovation and luxury.
Q: WHAT TYPE OF CHARGING CORD COMES STANDARD WITH THE VEHICLE?
A: Cadillac plans to offer a dual cord-set that is capable of charging either Level 1 (120v) or Level 2 (240v).
Q: CAN YOU TELL ME MORE ABOUT LYRIQ?
A: Cadillac LYRIQ will be the first in the lineup of fully electric Cadillac vehicles powered by the new Ultium battery technology. At this time, Cadillac has not announced any further details, but we will be happy to reach out to you when we hear more from Cadillac.
Q: WHAT SIZE VEHICLE IS THIS GOING TO BE?
A: LYRIQ is a properly-sized crossover, only electric.
Q: WHAT IS THE PRICE? WHEN CAN I BUY IT OR PUT A PRE-ORDER?
A: At this time Cadillac has not announced any further details, but we will be happy to reach out to you when we hear more from Cadillac.