Buick LaCrosse: Driving for Better Fuel Economy - Performance and Maintenance - In Brief - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Driving for Better Fuel Economy

Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible.

• Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.

• Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.

• Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time.

• When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control.

• Always follow posted speed limits or drive more slowly when conditions require.

• Keep vehicle tires properly inflated.

• Combine several trips into a single trip.

• Replace the vehicle's tires with the same TPC Spec number molded into the tire's sidewall near the size.

• Follow recommended scheduled maintenance.

    Engine Oil Life System
    The engine oil life system calculates engine oil life based on vehicle use and displays the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message when it is time to change the engine oil and filter. The oil life sy ...

    Roadside Assistance Program
    U.S.: 1-800-252-1112 TTY Users (U.S.): 1-888-889-2438 Canada: 1-800-268-6800 Mexico: 01-800-466-0818 As the owner of a new Buick, you are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistance prog ...

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    Transmission Messages
    SERVICE TRANSMISSION This message displays if there is a problem with the transmission. See your dealer. SHIFT TO PARK This message displays when the transmission needs to be shifted to P (Park). ...

    Cleaning the Display
    Notice: Using abrasive cleaners when cleaning glass surfaces could scratch the glass. Use only a soft cloth and do not spray cleaner directly on the system as it could affect the mechanical ...

    Autolight system (if so equipped)
    The autolight system allows the headlights to be set so they turn on and off automatically. The autolight system can: ● Turn on the headlights, front parking, tail, license plate and instr ...