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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    Important safety notes
    We recommend that all infants and children be properly secured in an infant or child restraint system at all times while the vehicle is in motion. The use of seat belts and infant and child r ...

    Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
    For information about how to navigate the menu system using the infotainment controls, see Operation . Pairing A Bluetooth-enabled cell phone must be paired to the Bluetooth system first and then ...

    Linking to a Different Phone
    1. Press . ► For vehicles without a navigation system, the system responds “Ready,” followed by a tone. ► For vehicles with a navigation system, the system responds with a tone. Aft ...