How To

ABOUT SMART DRIVER

If your vehicle is compatible with Buick Smart Driver, it can provide you with information on your driving behavior on the myBuick Mobile App. If you choose to enroll, you’ll get tips with information you can use to help you become a better driver.


HOW IT WORKS

You can access your Buick Smart Driver information on the  myBuick Mobile App. The myBuick Mobile App is compatible with most Android™† and Apple®† devices. You can easily download the myBuick Mobile App from the App Store or Google Play or by texting myBuick to 56000.

From the app’s home screen, tap the MORE icon in the lower right corner, then Smart Driver. There, you can review a monthly summary report and get tips to help improve your driving skills.

ENROLLING IN SMART DRIVER

You can enroll in Smart Driver from the myBuick Mobile App. From the app’s home screen, tap the MORE icon in the lower right corner, then Smart Driver. The app will walk you through the steps to enroll.

VIEWING TRIP DATA

Once you’re enrolled, you can access a Smart Driver report that will show you a summary of driving information, including:

  • Total number of hard braking events
  • Total number of hard acceleration events
  • High-speed driving percentage (above 80 mph)
  • Late-night driving percentage (between 12 a.m. and 4 a.m.)
  • Total miles driven
  • Current Smart Driver score
  • Historical Smart Driver score
  • Tips on how to become a smarter driver
  • Average speed
  • Fuel economy

Once you’ve accumulated some driving data, it will be displayed in the Driving Activity page on the myBuick Mobile App. This is where you can view a list of driving tips and a map that displays hard acceleration and hard braking events. The Driving Activity page will also show you different event details and how those events correlate to your Smart Driver score.



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What are the requirements to enroll in Smart Driver?

To enroll in Smart Driver, you must be an OnStar or Connected Services Member with Connected Access or other eligible service plan, live in the U.S., and own an eligible vehicle.

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Information on this page is specific to the Buick models below. If your vehicle is not on the list or these instructions don't apply, then please see your Owner's Manual.

  • Cascada 2016-2019
  • Enclave 2010-2021
  • Encore 2012-2021
  • Encore GX 2019-2021
  • Envision 2014-2021
  • LaCrosse 2010-2019
  • Lucerne 2010
  • Regal 2010-2017
  • Regal Premium 1 2014
  • Regal Sportback 2018-2020
  • Regal TourX 2018-2020
  • Verano 2012-2017
  • Requires a capable 2015 model year or newer GM vehicle and active service plan. See onstar.com for details and limitations. You should only obtain insurance from licensed insurance carriers. Insurance discounts are currently not offered in California, New York and North Carolina. Insurance carriers offer discounts at their discretion and may not provide additional discounts to existing customers.

  • Available on select Apple and Android devices. Service availability, features and functionality vary by vehicle, device and the plan you are enrolled in. Terms apply. Device data connection required. Actual images and features may vary and are subject to change.

  • Android, Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.

  • Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, Apple Watch and App Store are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Connected vehicle services vary by vehicle model and require active service plan, working electrical system, cell reception and GPS signal. OnStar links to emergency services. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Buick vehicles’ destination freight charges.

  • EPA estimated MPG 25 city, 30 highway FWD.

  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • EPA estimated.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • EPA estimated MPG 30 city, 32 highway 1.3L engine FWD.

  • Buick Driver Confidence: Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator and IntelliBeam. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. To use Android Auto on your car display, you’ll need an Android phone running Android 6 or higher, an active data plan, and the Android Auto app. Google, Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple® and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone® and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay, Siri, iPhone and Apple Music are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • With rear seats folded. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Buick Driver Confidence Plus: Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator, IntelliBeam, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Rear Park Assist. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • The system wirelessly charges one compatible mobile device. Some phones have built-in wireless charging technology and others require a special adapter/back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, click here or consult your carrier.

  • EPA estimated MPG 18 city/26 highway FWD.

  • Requires available Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. To use Android Auto on your car display, you’ll need an Android phone running Android 6 or higher, an active data plan, and the Android Auto app. Google, Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • Bose is a registered trademark of the Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

  • EPA estimated FWD model.

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Preproduction model shown throughout. Actual Production model may vary.

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