Enlarging the cargo area

General information

The cargo area can be enlarged by folding down the rear seat backrests.

The rear seat backrest is divided into two parts at a ratio of 60 to 40.

If equipped with through-loading system: the rear seat backrest is divided in the ratio 40–20– 40.

Before folding down the rear seat backrests, Danger of pinching
Before folding down the rear seat backrests, ensure that the area of movement of the backrests is clear. In particular, ensure that no one is located in or reaches into the area of movement of the rear seat backrests when the middle section is folded down. Otherwise, injury or damage may result.◄

Before driving with passengers in the rear Locking the backrest
Before driving with passengers in the rear of the vehicle, make sure that the backrests are engaged and thus locked in place. Otherwise, the restraining effect of the safety belts may be limited in an accident.◄

When folding back the backrest, be sure Ensure that the lock is securely engaged
When folding back the backrest, be sure that it locks in place securely. The red warning field in the control display disappears. If it is not properly engaged, transported cargo could enter the passenger compartment during braking or evasive maneuvers and endanger the vehicle occupants.◄

If the middle safety belt in the rear is used, Using the middle safety belt
If the middle safety belt in the rear is used, the larger section of the backrest must be locked. Otherwise, the safety belt will not have a restraining effect.◄

Folding down side

The right side can be folded down separately.

The left side can be folded down in combination with the middle section.

Reach into the recess and fold forward.

Reach into the recess and fold forward.

Folding down the middle section

Reach into the recess and pull forward.

Reach into the recess and pull forward.

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