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.

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    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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    Safety Belts
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