Buick LaCrosse: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only) - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)

At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada.

Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT). We recommend against the use of gasolines containing MMT. See Fuel Additives for additional information.

    Recommended Fuel
    Use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating is less than 87, an audible knocking noise, commonly referred to as spark knock, might be hear ...

    California Fuel Requirements
    If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this ...

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    Courtesy Transportation Program
    To enhance your ownership experience, we and our participating dealers are proud to offer Courtesy Transportation, a customer support program for vehicles with the Bumper-to-Bumper (Base Warranty Cove ...

    Recreational towing (behind motorhome, etc.)
    Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle(Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground) CAUTION: DO NOT flat tow this vehicle. Damage to the drivetrainwill result. NOTE: If the vehicle require ...

    Replacing the windshield wiper blades
    With the wipers in the service position, fold out the wiper arm from the windshield. Press the button on the wiper blade attachment and pull the wiper blade straight out, parallel with th ...