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▷ Heavy cargo: stow as far forward and as low

▷ Heavy cargo: stow as far forward and as low as possible, ideally directly behind the cargo area separating wall.
▷ Very heavy cargo: when the rear seat is not occupied, secure each of the outer safety belts in the opposite buckle.
▷ Cover sharp edges and corners.
▷ If necessary, fold down the rear backrests to stow cargo.
▷ Do not stack cargo above the top edge of the backrests.
▷ Place protective material around any sharpedged or pointed objects that could bump against the rear window while the vehicle is in motion.

    Load
    The maximum load is the sum of the weight of the occupants and the cargo. The greater the weight of the occupants, the less cargo that can be transported ...

    Securing cargo
    Lashing eyes in the cargo area Lashing eyes in the cargo area To secure the cargo, there are four lashing eyes in the cargo area Securing cargo ▷ Smaller and lighter items: secure with r ...

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