Bodywork and fittings

The body is of welded steel construction available in 3 or 5-door Hatchback, 3 or 5- door Estate, soft-top Cabriolet, or Van configurations.

The body is of monocoque construction and is of energy-absorbing design.

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Seat belts - removal and refitting
Front belt - 3-door models Note: Note the fitted sequence of any plates, washers and spacers when unbolting the seat belt anchors. Removal 1 Slide the belt stalk cover upwards to expose the anch ...

Engine/automatic transmission assembly - removal and separation
Note: Refer to the warning in Section 8 before proceeding. A suitable hoist and lifting tackle will be required for this operation. Any suspected faults in the automatic transmission should be ref ...

Automatic transmission operation (if equipped)
Brake-shift interlock This vehicle is equipped with a brake-shift interlock feature that prevents the gearshift lever from being moved from P (Park) unless the brake pedal is depressed. If you can ...