Closing

1. Return the rear seat backrest to the upright seating position and engage it.

securely engaged Ensure that the lock is securely engaged

When folding back the backrest, be sure that it locks in place securely. If it is not properly engaged, transported cargo could enter the passenger compartment during braking or evasive maneuvers and endanger the vehicle occupants.

2. Release the latch plate from the fixture on the rear window shelf and insert it into the belt lock of the center safety belt. Make sure you hear the latch plate engage.

To secure cargo, with nets or draw straps, the cargo area is fitted with lashing eyes.

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