General information

WARNINGS:
Use load securing straps to an approved standard, e.g. DIN.

Make sure that you secure all loose items properly.

Place luggage and other loads as low and as far forward as possible within the luggage or loadspace.

Do not drive with the tailgate or rear door open. Exhaust fumes may enter the vehicle.

Do not exceed the maximum front and rear axle loads for your vehicle.

See Vehicle identification.

CAUTIONS:
Do not allow items to contact the rear windows.

Do not use any abrasive materials to clean the interior of the rear windows.

Do not install stickers or labels to the interior of the rear windows.

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