Second-Row Seats

WARNING.

Do not stack cargo higher than the seatbacks:
Stacking luggage or other cargo higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. During a sudden stop or collision, objects can fly around and become projectiles that could hit and injure passengers.

Make sure luggage and cargo is secured before driving:
Not securing cargo while driving is dangerous as it could move or be crushed during sudden braking or a collision and cause injury.

Make sure the adjustable components of a seat are locked in place by attempting to slide the seat forward and backward and rocking the seatback:
Adjustable seats that are not securely latched are dangerous. In a sudden stop or collision, the seat or seatback could move, causing injury.

Adjust the seat only when the vehicle is stopped:
Adjusting the seat while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. Sudden braking or a collision could cause serious injury.

Do not drive with the seatback unlocked:
All of the seatbacks play an important role in your protection in a vehicle. Leaving the seatback unlocked is dangerous as it can allow passengers to be ejected or thrown around and baggage to strike occupants in a sudden stop or collision, resulting in severe injury.

After adjusting the seatback at any time, even when there are no other passengers, rock the seatback to make sure it is locked in place.

Never allow a passenger to sit or stand on the folded seatback while the vehicle is moving:
Driving with a passenger on the folded seatback is dangerous.

Allowing a child to sit up on the folded seatback while the vehicle is moving is particularly dangerous. In a sudden stop or even a minor collision, a child not in a proper seat or child-restraint system and seat belt could be thrown forward, back or even out of the vehicle resulting in serious injuries or death. The child in the baggage area could be thrown into other occupants and cause serious injury.

NOTE.

- The second-row seats cannot be removed.

- When returning a second-row seat to its original position, also replace the seat belt to its normal position. Verify that the seat belt pulls out and retracts.

Seat Slide

To move the seat forward or backward, raise the lever and slide the seat to the desired position and release the lever.

Make sure the lever returns to its original


Make sure the lever returns to its original position and the seat is locked in place by attempting to push it forward and backward.

Seat Recline

WARNING.

Do not drive with the seats reclined: Sitting in a reclined position while the vehicle is moving is dangerous because you do not get the full protection from the seat belts. During sudden braking or a collision, you can slide under the lap belt and suffer serious internal injuries. For maximum protection, sit well back and upright.

Do not recline a second-row seatback when the third row seat is occupied: Reclining the second-row seatback when the third-row seat is occupied is dangerous.Because the clearance in the third-row seat is limited, occupants in the third-row seat could be hurt seriously on a reclined second-row seatback.

To change the seatback angle, lean forward slightly while raising the lever.

Then lean back to the desired position and release the lever.

Make sure the lever returns to its original


Make sure the lever returns to its original position and the seatback is locked in place by attempting to push it forward and backward.

CAUTION.

When returning a rear-reclined seatback to its upright position, make sure you hold onto the seatback with your other hand while operating the lever. If the seatback is not supported, it will flip forward suddenly and could cause injury.

Armrest

The armrest can be used or placed upright.

WARNING.


WARNING.

Never position the shoulder portion of a second-row seat belt over the armrest:
Positioning the shoulder portion of a second-row seat belt over the armrest is dangerous as it cannot provide adequate protection in a collision and could result in serious injuries.

Third-Row Seat Access

Passenger ingress

To reach the third-row seat, raise the lever of the second-row seat. The seatback will tilt forward.

After entering the vehicle, return the


After entering the vehicle, return the seatback to its upright position.

Passenger egress

Pull the belt and fold the seatback forward. The seatback will tilt forward.

After exiting the vehicle, return the


After exiting the vehicle, return the seatback to its upright position.

Folding the Second-Row Seats

To create a flat luggage compartment space, lift the seat-bottoms of the secondrow seats and fold the seatbacks forward.

Folding the seatbacks

1. Insert the second-row outboard seat belts in the retainers.

2. Move the seat all the way back.


2. Move the seat all the way back.

3. Lower the head restraint all the way down.

4. Pull the strap and lift the end of the seat-bottom up and forward.

5. If the armrest and storage box are in


5. If the armrest and storage box are in the position for use, store them.

Refer to Storage Box.

6. Raise the lever and fold the seatback forward.

CAUTION.


CAUTION.

- When folding a seatback, always hold onto the seatback with your other hand while operating the lever. If the seatback is not supported, it will flip forward suddenly and could cause injury.

- When folding the seatback of the right second-row seat, make sure the storage box is stowed. If the storage box is not stowed, it could be damaged.

NOTE.

To create a flat luggage compartment space from the rear of the vehicle to the back of the front seats, fold the second-row and third-row seats.

Returning seatbacks to their original


Returning seatbacks to their original positions

1. Return the seatback to its original position while raising its lever.

Make sure the seatback is secured by attempting to lightly move it forward and back.

2. Return the seat-bottom to its original


2. Return the seat-bottom to its original position and secure it. After returning the seat-bottom to its original position, make sure the seat-bottom is secured by attempting to lightly move it up and down.

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