Roof racks and load carriers

Roof rack

WARNINGS:
If you use a roof rack, the fuel consumption of your vehicle will be higher and you may experience different driving characteristics.

Read and follow the manufacturers instructions when you are fitting a roof rack.

Switch stability control (ESP) on.

Inflate the tyres to the full load pressures. See Technical specifications.

CAUTION:
Do not exceed the maximum permissible roof load. See Weights.

Check the security of the roof rack and tighten its fittings as follows:

before starting.

after driving 50 kilometres (30 miles).

at 1 000 kilometres (600 miles) intervals.

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