Rear seats

Comfort seat system

WARNING:
Make sure that there is nothing in the luggage compartment which could obstruct the movement of the seats or get damaged when the seats move rearwards.

The centre seat can be folded up and the outboard seats moved rearwards and slightly inboard to provide more leg and shoulder room for the rear passengers.

First, fold back the front of the luggage cover.

Fold up the centre seat by releasing the


Fold up the centre seat by releasing the lever on the underside of the seat.

The complete seat will move rearwards


The complete seat will move rearwards as the seat cushion is folded up. Fold the seat back until it engages.

Pull the lever on the outer front edge of


Pull the lever on the outer front edge of the outboard seats and push the seats rearwards. As the seats slide rearwards, they also move slightly inboard. After releasing the lever, rock the seats to ensure that the catch is securely engaged.

To return the seats to the forward position, pull the lever and slide the seats forwards. After releasing the lever, rock the seats to ensure that the catch is securely engaged.

To return the centre seat to its original position, pull the lever on the underside of the seat. Fold the centre seat forwards and push it back down fully until it engages.

Fold the front of the luggage cover forwards.

WARNING:


WARNING:
Do not slide the outboard seats rearwards into the comfort position if the centre seat is folded forwards.

There is a risk of injury in the event of an accident or if the centre seat falls back down.

Folding the seatbacks forward

CAUTION:
Do not fold the seatbacks forward when the seats are in the comfort position (slid rearwards). This could result in damage to the seats or panel trim. Slide the seats fully forwards.

All three seatbacks can be folded forward independently of one another.

Remove the seat belts from the belt


Remove the seat belts from the belt guides on the outboard seatbacks. The seat belt tongues must be inserted into the retaining slots. The retaining slot for the centre seat belt is located in the roof.

See Fastening the seat belts.

Lower the outboard head restraints and raise the centre head restraint. See Head restraints.

Pull up the lever on the side of the


Pull up the lever on the side of the seatback, fold the seatback forwards and push it down until it engages.

WARNING:
To avoid scalding, never place hot drinks in the cup holder.

A table surface and two cup holders are located on the rear of the centre seatback.

Returning the seatbacks to the upright position
Returning the seatbacks to the upright position

WARNING:
Always have the rear head restraints raised when the rear seat is occupied by a passenger or a child restraint. See Head restraints.

Pull the lever on the seatback and lift the seatback up. The seatback must engage in its latch.

Make sure the seatbelts will function properly and are positioned in front of the seatbacks. When in use, the rear seat belts should be placed in the belt guides on the outboard seatbacks.

Folding the seats forward

To increase the space in the luggage compartment, the rear seats can be folded forward.

First, fold the seatback(s) forward. See Folding the seatbacks forward.

Note: All three seats can be folded


Note: All three seats can be folded forward individually. However, if one or both outboard seats is to be folded forward together with the centre seat, the centre seat must be folded forward first.

If only the outboard seats are to be folded forward, the centre seatback must be left in the upright position.

Pull the lower bar on the rear of the seats


Pull the lower bar on the rear of the seats to release them from the floor and fold the seats forward.

WARNING:


WARNING:
Always attach the bungee strap to the front head restraint when a rear seat is folded forwards. Failure to do so may result in the seat falling back down.

Once the seats are folded forward, pull out and attach the bungee straps to the front head restraints to hold the folded seats in the upright position.

Returning the seats to the seating position
Returning the seats to the seating position

WARNINGS:
To avoid injury, take care when folding the seats down.

Make sure that the locking hole on the floor is clear of sand, rock or any objects which may prevent the seat from locking.

CAUTION:
Make sure that no objects are located in the storage compartments under the rear seats which could get damaged when the seats are folded down.

Before folding the seats back down, pull the lower bar on the rear of each seat and check that the latches are in the delatched (extended) position.

Note: If one or both outboard seats are


Note: If one or both outboard seats are folded forward together with the centre seat, the outboard seats must be folded back down first.

WARNING:
When the bungee strap is detatched from the head restraint, it will recoil back into the seat. Take care not to get your fingers caught when the strap recoils.

Detach the bungee straps.

WARNING:
Make sure the seat is securely locked by pushing forward and rearward on the top of the seatback or by trying to pull up the edge of the cushion.

Fold the seats back down until they engage.

Raise the seatbacks ensuring that they engage in their latches.

WARNING:
When folding the seatbacks up, make sure that the belts are visible to an occupant and not caught behind the seat.

The rear seatbelts should be placed in the belt guides on the outboard seatbacks.

Removing the seats

To increase the space in the luggage compartment, the rear seats can be removed completely.

Fold the seats forward. See Folding the seats forward.

Fold up the seat to be removed to an angle of approximately 45 degrees to the floor.

With the seat in this position, push down


With the seat in this position, push down both levers marked in red to rotate the locking claws to the open position.

WARNING:


WARNING:
The rear seats are heavy. To avoid injury, take care when lifting the seats.

In order to remove the seats from the retaining bar on the floor, the seat should be held at an angle of approximately 45 degrees to the floor.

Lift the seats out.

Installing the seats
Installing the seats

WARNINGS:
To avoid injury, take care when folding the seats down.

Make sure that the locking hole on the floor is clear of sand, rock or any objects which may prevent the seat from locking.

CAUTION:
Make sure that no objects are located in the storage compartments under the rear seats which could get damaged when the seats are folded down.

Ensure that both locking claws are rotated to the open position.

To reinstall the seats, lower the seat onto the retaining bar on the floor. In order to do so, the seat should be held at an angle of approximately 45 degrees to the floor.

Before folding the seats back down, pull


Before folding the seats back down, pull the lower bar on the rear of the seat and check that the latches are in the delatched (extended) position.

Push the seat back down until it engages.

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