Buick LaCrosse: Regenerative Braking - eAssist Features - In Brief - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Regenerative Braking

Regenerative braking takes some of the energy from the moving vehicle and turns it into electrical energy.

This energy is then stored in the vehicle's high voltage battery system, contributing to increased fuel efficiency.

The system works whenever the accelerator pedal is released, and increases the energy captured as more brake pedal is applied.

    Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
    Vehicles with eAssist have an automatic engine start/stop feature. After the engine is started and has reached operating temperature, the auto stop feature may cause the engine to turn off wh ...

    Battery
    This vehicle has a standard 12-volt battery. Refer to the replacement number on the original battery label when a new standard 12-volt battery is needed. eAssist vehicles also have a high v ...

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    Rolling with the engine switched off
    WARNING There is no power assistance for the steering and the brake when the engine is not running. Steering and braking requires significantly more effort and you could lose control of the ...

    Rear Vision Camera Error Messages
    SERVICE REAR VISION CAMERA SYSTEM: This message can display when the system is not receiving information it requires from other vehicle systems. If any other problem occurs or if a problem ...

    Sentry Key
    The Sentry Key Immobilizer System prevents unauthorized vehicle operation by disabling the engine. The system does not need to be armed or activated. Operation is automatic, regardless of whethe ...