This chapter contains information on the following subjects:
→ Stowing items of luggage→ Driving with an open tailgate
→ Driving a loaded vehicle→ Vehicle-specific weight ratings
Heavy items must always be stowed securely in the luggage compartment and you must ensure that the rear seat backrests are securely engaged in the upright position. Always use suitable securing straps with the fastening rings to secure heavy items. Never exceed the vehicle's maximum payload. Both the payload and the distribution of the load in the vehicle will have an effect on the driving response and braking distance of the vehicle .
Additional information and warnings:
WARNINGObjects which are not secured or which are secured incorrectly could cause serious injuries in the event of a sudden driving or braking manoeuvre or accident. This will apply in particular if objects are struck by the airbag when activated and are then flung through the vehicle interior. Please observe the following points to reduce the risk of accidents:
WARNINGThe vehicle handling and braking effect may alter significantly if you are transporting large or heavy objects.
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