Lucid Air Checklist



The Lucid Air is a luxury electric sedan that offers a spacious interior and a powerful electric engine. It incorporates cutting-edge electric technology, making it a symbol of innovation. This Lucid Air checklist will guide you through your buying experience.


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(A) Lucid Air Checklist: Pre-Pickup Items

1. Check all of paperwork for the correct name and address for all buyers.
2. Confirm the actual vehicle’s VIN matches all of your paperwork.
3. Verify that the vehicle’s body color, interior, options, and wheels match what you configured.
4. Bring proof of down payment having been made if sent before, and the final payment, if required.
5. Bring a printed insurance card if possible, if not, bring a digital copy.
6. Call pickup location to confirm vehicle is on-site (no delay in shipping).
7. Download the Lucid Motors App.
8. Check for any outstanding recalls [Here].

(B) Lucid Air Checklist: Exterior Inspection

1. Inspect body exterior paint for defects.
2. Inspect under the car for signs of damage or scratches from test drives or transport.
3. Check along all body panels for gaps or misalignment, especially the hatch gap, front trunk alignment, and general fender gaps.
4. Check Trunk and Front Trunk rubber gaskets.
5. Inspect wheel for damage or paint defects, confirm aerocovers (hubcaps) are in the vehicle, if equipped.
6. Inspect all glass. It should look clear with no damage.
7. Check for proper windshield trim installation.
8. Check for discoloration / rainbow hue of surrounding trim.
9. Test all doors to ensure they open and close easily.
10. Confirm the charge port can be opened from the outside with the vehicle unlocked.
11. Check all exterior lights and cameras for condensation.
12. Inspect all-weather seals around door gaps and windows for damage and fitment.
13. Confirm the correct number of key cards/keys come with the vehicle.
14. Test unlocking and locking of the vehicle with the key cards/keys.
15. Check for scratches on the glass.
16. Check for paint swirls/paint imperfections on the body.
17. Open and close the Front Trunk several times to check for issues in operation.
18. Ensure that the car has the right license plates and the vehicle registration has been correctly processed.
19. Confirm the functionality of the adaptive cruise control and other driving assistance systems.
20. Check tire pressure to ensure it’s up to standard PSI.
21. Check fluid levels to be up to correct levels.
22. Check brake pads for wear.

(C) Lucid Air Checklist: In The Driver’s Seat

1. Confirm the operation of the Regen braking.
2. Verify the vehicle is charged at 80%+ (if required for travel to home destination).
3. Check for any error messages on the display screen.
4. Confirm proper VIN and Spec.
5. Confirm any pending software is downloaded.
6. Try navigating to a set location to confirm navigation is completely loaded.
7. Test wireless phone charger. You may need to remove your phone case.
8. Check each window operation for speed and any noises.
9. Make sure heat and air conditioning work at full power. Be sure to move air vents all around and follow the airflow to confirm proper function.
10. Make sure ventilated seats are working fully.
11. Test the sound system to ensure all speakers are working, including the amplifier if equipped.
12. Adjust the vehicle’s steering wheel and mirror adjustments. Confirm that both are working and have full movement.
13. Test the vehicle’s horn.
14. Check windshield for distorted view. Try this from the driver’s and passenger’s seat.
15. Test the windshield wipers.
16. Test the turn signals.
17. Check side mirrors folding and positioning operation.
18. Check sun-visor operation and mirror condition.
19. Check the rearview mirror for clarity.
20. Confirm the key cards/keys start the vehicle.
21. Check the glovebox for fitment and opening/closing.
22. Confirm that you can open and close the front trunk and hatch.
23. Test voice command, if equipped.
24. Confirm that there isn’t a turtle on the gauge cluster and that the car isn’t in “Turtle Mode.”
25. Confirm that there are no warnings of Driving Power or Drive System.
26. Check if the Home-link for the garage door opener has been set up correctly.
27. Test the responsiveness and functionality of the touch screen, including all its menus and sub-menus.

(D) Lucid Air Checklist: Interior Inspection

1. Inspect the quality of carpets and floor mats.
2. Confirm that all cup holders and storage compartments are in good condition and functioning correctly.
3. Inspect interior upholstery and all surfaces for damage or issues with build.
4. Check the windshield and windows for cracks, chips, or distortion.
5. Check all seat belts for proper operation and condition.
6. Check seats for noises and all directions of adjustment.
7. Check that the rear seats fold down properly and pull up normally.

(E) Lucid Air Checklist: Connectivity Inspection

1. Test power in USB ports.
2. Check DC receptacle(s) have power, if equipped.
3. Pair your smartphone to your vehicle via Bluetooth.
4. Confirm that you can connect to the local center’s WiFi.
5. Test Alexa voice command.

(F) Lucid Air Checklist: Lighting Inspection

1. Check vanity mirror lights and front lights.
2. Check dome light.
3. Check driver & passenger door puddle lights.
4. Check all door lights.
5. Check glovebox operation, including light.
6. Check trunk lights.
7. Check headlights (low & high beam).
8. Test Automatic Headlights/Auto high-beams.
9. Check front and rear turn signal lights.
10. Check rear wing/quarter panel puddle light.
11. Check brake lights.

(G) Lucid Air Checklist: Inspect Charging Ability

1. If provided, check the charging cable and adapter(s) for any signs of damage.
2. Check the charging time and rates are up to specifications when charging.
3. Check that the charge port door opens and latches correctly.
4. Check charge port indicator light.
5. Test charger on site.
6. Check the charging time and rates are up to specifications when charging.
7. Test at level 2 and level 3 charger, if available.

(H) Lucid Air Checklist: App Setup And Final Items

1. Sync Lucid Motors App to the vehicle.
2. Set the Lucid Motors App as the Vehicle’s key. Confirm all actions work accordingly.
3. Confirm Lucid Motors app shows correct vehicle status information, such as charge level, location, and cabin temperature.
4. Test remote functions from the mobile app, such as lock/unlock and climate control.
5. Verify any additional items that were specified as being included with the purchase.
– Mobile charger
– Floor mats


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