2nd row seats

If the row of seats is divided, each side can be adjusted separately.

Never adjust the 2nd row seats while the Do not adjust the seat while driving
Never adjust the 2nd row seats while the vehicle is moving, as otherwise the passengers on the 3rd row seats could be injured.

Make sure that the locking devices of the 2nd row seats engage properly. Otherwise the restraining effect of the safety belts during an accident could be reduced.◀

Longitudinal direction

Longitudinal direction
Longitudinal direction

1. Pull the lever and slide the seat into the desired position.

2. Release the lever and move the seat slightly forward or back so that it engages properly.

Backrest

The backrests can be adjusted in four steps.

Backrest
Backrest

Pull the lever and apply weight to or remove weight from the backrest as needed.

Access to 3rd row seats

Access to 3rd row seats
Access to 3rd row seats

Pull the lever and fold the seat forward.

The handle recess on the interior trim of the door pillar makes climbing in easier.

clear Keep the footwell under the 2nd row seats clear
When folding back the 2nd row seats, make sure that the footwell under the 2nd row seats is clear. Otherwise persons in the 3rd row seats could be injured or objects damaged.◀

seats: Warning lamp for the 2nd row seats:

lights up if the 2nd row seats are not locked. A message also appears on the Control Display.

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