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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Variable luggage compartment floor

Fig. 103 In the luggage compartment: Opening and securing the variable luggage compartment floor.

Fig. 104 Extending the luggage compartment floor forward or downward.

Read and follow the introductory information and safety information firstIntroduction to the subject 

Opening and closing the luggage compartment floor

  • To open, fold out handle in the direction of the arrow and raise the luggage compartment floor completely ⇒ Fig. 103 .
  • To secure, push the retaining pin ⇒ Fig. 103  to the right.
  • To close, push the retaining pin ⇒ Fig. 103①  to the left and guide the luggage compartment floor downwards.

Extending the luggage compartment floor forward

  • Remove the luggage compartment cover ⇒ Luggage compartment cover .
  • Remove the rear head restraints ⇒ Adjusting the seating position .
  • Push both sections of the rear seat forward ⇒ Adjusting the seating position .
  • Fold the rear backrests forward ⇒ Adjusting the seating position .
  • Fold the cover forward ⇒ Fig. 104① .

Extending the luggage compartment floor downward

  • Remove the luggage compartment cover ⇒ Luggage compartment cover .
  • Raise the luggage compartment floor, pull from the side pins ⇒ Fig. 104②  and remove it from the vehicle to the rear.

There may be a foam element with the spare wheel ⇒ Fig. 103  located beneath the variable luggage compartment floor. If a spare wheel is present, remove it⇒ Compact spare wheel  and remove the foam element from the luggage compartment.

Warning

During hard braking or an accident, loose objects can fly through the passenger compartment and cause serious or even fatal injuries.
  • Even if the luggage compartment floor panel is properly raised, it is still necessary to secure all objects.
  • Objects stowed between the rear seat bench and the luggage compartment floor panel must never be more than 2/3 as high as the raised floor panel.
  • Objects stowed between the rear seat bench and the raised luggage compartment floor panel must never weigh more than about 16.5 lbs. (7.5 kg).

Note

Do not let the luggage compartment floor fall freely when closing it. Always guide it down into place. The trim or the luggage compartment floor could be damaged.

If you slide the rear seats forward, there is a gap between the luggage compartment floor and the rear seats. Make certain there are no objects in this space before sliding the rear seats back again.
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