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With charging being one of the key factors in electric car ownership, Cadillac has done its best to make that as easy and as quick as possible. First up, the standard cable comes with two interchangeable plugs.

The first is for the standard US 120V/15Ah domestic socket. Using just this would take nearly three days of solid charging to fully replenish the battery. The second connects to a 240V/50A socket, which reduces the full charging time to 12 hours. The optional wall charger and 240V/100A service halves that time again. And if you have access to a DC fast charger, the Lyriq can add 76 miles of range in just 10 minutes. 

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Cadillac also offers all Lyriq customers $1,500 towards fitting a charger at home, or two years of unlimited charging at EVgo stations.

Other running costs are likely to be minimal, especially depreciation. The model is sold out until 2024 so residuals are likely to be sky high for the foreseeable future.

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