ÿ Never drive if your ability to do so is impaired due to,
for example, the effects of medication, alcohol or
drugs. ÿ Always remain attentive to traffic and do not
Driving preparations and driving safety
distract, p. eg, making adjustments or consulting
menus, or with your companions or with phone calls.
ÿ Always adapt the speed and style of playing
duction to the conditions of visibility, weather, road
and traffic. ÿ Respect the highway code and the
For your own safety, that of your companions and that of
other road users, keep the following points in mind before
and while driving ÿ :
prescribed speed limits. ÿ On long trips, stop regularly
to rest, at least every 2 hours. ÿ If you transport
ÿ Check the correct operation of the lighting system
and turn signals. ÿ Check the tire pressure and
animals in the vehicle, do so safely using a system
suitable for their weight and size.
fuel level ÿ p. 342, ÿ p. 22. ÿ Check the level of the
window washer fluid ÿ p. 319. ÿ Ensure that all
windows are clean and offer good visibility ÿ p. 369.
Driving abroad Some
countries have safety regulations and special
provisions that the vehicle may not comply with. Before
traveling abroad, Volkswagen recommends inquiring at
one of its dealers about the legal provisions and the
following points for the country of destination: ÿ Is it
necessary to make any technical modifications to the
ÿ Do not obstruct the air intake to the motor. Do not
cover the motor with blankets or insulating
materials ÿ p. 315. ÿ Secure objects and all
luggage so that they
It can be found in the storage compartments, in the
boot and, if necessary, on the roof ÿ p. 265. ÿ Make
vehicle before going abroad, p. eg cover the headlights
with stickers or change their orientation?
sure nothing can prevent you from operating the pedals
at all times. ÿ To transport children, use a restraint
system suitable for their weight and height ÿ p. 62. ÿ
Make sure that the front seats, the
ÿ Are the tools, diagnostic equipment and spare parts
required for maintenance and repair work
available in the country of destination?
head restraints and mirrors are adjusted according
ÿ Are there Volkswagen dealerships in the destination
to the height of the occupants ÿ p. 42, ÿ p. 117.
ÿ Are suitable operating fluids available in the country of
destination in accordance with Volkswagen
ÿ Use shoes that offer good foot support when
operating the pedals. ÿ Make sure that the mat in
specifications ÿ p. 318? ÿ Does the navigation
the footwell area on the driver's side leaves the area of
the pedals free and is securely fastened. ÿ Adopt
a correct position in the seat before and during the
function of the factory-fitted infotainment system in the
destination country work with the available
march. This also applies to the other occupants of the
vehicle ÿ p. 42. ÿ Wear the correct seat belt
ÿ Are special tires necessary to circulate in the
destination country? ÿ Is it mandatory in the country
of destination to carry a
fire extinguisher in the vehicle?
before starting the march and keep it correctly
positioned during the same. This also applies to the
ÿ What requirements must reflective vests meet?
other occupants of the vehicle ÿ p. 44. ÿ Transport
only as many people as there are seats and seat
ÿ Is fuel of sufficient quality available ÿ pg. 291?
belts in the vehicle.
Checks when refueling Only
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carry out work on the engine and in the engine
compartment yourself if you are familiar with the operations!
necessary and generally valid safety measures, and if you have
the appropriate tools, media and operating fluids ÿ p. 315!
Otherwise, have all work carried out by a specialized workshop.
Remember to check the following regularly: ÿ Windscreen washer
fluid level ÿ p. 319 ÿ Engine oil level ÿ p. 320, ÿ p. 322
quality, insufficient work or availability in the house of original
Observe the notes and information regarding vehicles of
category N1 ÿ p. 384.
Carrying out regular maintenance work on the vehicle
not only contributes to its conservation, but also to its
proper functioning and to road safety. Therefore, have the work
carried out in accordance with the Volkswagen guidelines. If the
vehicle is used under adverse conditions, some work may be
necessary before the next service date. Adverse conditions are
considered, e.g. For example, heavy traffic with intermittent stops
or driving through dusty areas. Consult a Volkswagen dealer or
specialist workshop for more information on this.
ÿ Engine coolant level ÿ p. 325 ÿ Brake fluid level ÿ p.
327 ÿ Tire pressure ÿ p. 342 ÿ Vehicle lighting ÿ
p. 106 necessary for road safety:
— position light, low beam and main beam
- brake lights
— rear fog lamp
— number plate light
Introduction to the topic
Information regarding changing lamps ÿ p. 301
Number of seats The
vehicle has 5 seats in total: 2 in the front and 3 in the rear.
Observe the important safety warnings regarding the front
passenger airbag ÿ p. 64.
All seats are equipped with a seat belt.
Sitting in the wrong position in the vehicle can increase the
Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, medication or
risk of serious injury or death in the event of sudden stops and
narcotics can cause serious accidents and fatal injuries.
sudden maneuvers, in the event of a collision or accident, and
in the event of deployment of the air bags.
· Alcohol, drugs, medication and narcotics can reduce
perception, increase reaction time and worsen driving
· Before starting the journey, all the occupants must always
safety considerably, which can cause loss of control of the
sit in the correct position and maintain it throughout the
journey. This also applies to putting on the seat belt.
· Transport a maximum of as many people as there are seats
with seat belts in the vehicle.
Always respect the highway code and current speed limits,
and drive in a proactive manner. A correct assessment of the
· When transporting children, always use an approved restraint
system that is suitable for their weight and height ÿ p. 62
and ÿ p. 53.
situation can make the difference between arriving safely at
your destination and suffering an accident with serious injuries.
· While walking, always keep your feet in the footrest area.
Never put them on, e.g. g., above the seat or the instrument
panel, and never take them out of the window. Otherwise,
the airbag and seat belt
Volkswagen is not responsible for damages suffered by the
vehicle due to low-quality fuel.