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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    Instructions for checking tire inflation pressure
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    Mini-Trip Computer — If Equipped
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