2.3.4. Adjustment of seats and head restraints

Provision of seats and head restraints

The design of seats of the car guarantees the maximum comfort to the person sitting in them, at the same time providing conditions of the most effective implementation of the functions with belts and safety cushions. Soft stuffing of pillows and backs provides additional protection of the driver and passengers in emergencies.

The choice of provision of a seat also exerts impact on safety of the person sitting in it. For example, at the excessive shift of a front seat the risk of the traumatizing sitting at operation of a safety cushion, and also risk of ejection through a windshield at head-on collision increases forward. Shift of a driver's seat affects convenience of use of governing bodies back during driving.

Increase in an inclination of a seatback will worsen fixing of a body a seat belt, - the more the back is rejected back, the probability of slipping of a body of the belt sitting under zone section at strong front blow is higher, and the heavier can be traumatized.

Record a front seat in the most remote (convenient for driving implementation) from a steering wheel / dashboard situation, bring a back into vertical position.

Head restraints prevent traumatizing cervical department of a backbone and head at blow behind. The head restraint should be adjusted on height so that its top cut was flush with the upper edge of the ear sitting.

Adjustment of front seats


  1. For movement of a front seat in the horizontal plane, pull the lever located under a first line of a pillow of a seat up then shift assembly of a seat in the necessary situation and release the lever. For check of reliability of fixing of a seat in new situation try to shift it.
  1. For adjustment of a tilt angle of a spinkiperedny seat slightly bend forward, pull the lever located on outer side of a seat then lean back back in the necessary situation and release the lever.
  1. On 3-door models (Cabriolet) for simplification of landing and disembarkation of back passengers it is necessary to cast away a back of a front passenger seat forward, - pull the lever located in the back basis from outer side of assembly of a seat up or press a pedal, from the back party of the same lever. At the same time assembly of a seat will be displaced forward, and its back will fall by a pillow, - do not forget to return a seat to a starting position.
  1. Back of a driver's seat it is in addition equipped with an adjustable lumbar emphasis. For the choice of optimum provision of an emphasis turn the lever located on the right sidewall of a back. When turning the lever forward the curve of an emphasis increases and vice versa.
  1. For lifting of a head restraint just pull it up; for lowering - press a clamp and lower a head restraint.

Adjustment and folding of back seats


  1. For adjustment of a tilt angle of a back of a back seat slightly deviate back and pull for the stopper located outside in the back sidewall basis. Lean back back on the required corner and release a stopper. Upon completion of adjustment make sure that the stopper returned to a starting position.
  1. For increase in volume of the luggage compartment the possibility of folding of a back seat is provided. Pull one hand one of the clamps close to back head restraints up, the second hand put the corresponding section of a back forward, previously having put away a seat belt from a seat pillow, - in order to avoid damage of a clamp do not pull for it when lowering a back. Working in a similar manner, put the second section of a back.
  1. Grasp with both hands the rear edge of a pillow of the put back seat and pull it up, translating a seat in close to vertical position. Take from special pockets in sidewalls of backs the fixing cords and fix their loops on the heads equipped on racks B bodies behind anchor assemblies of seat belts of front seats.