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VW Passat B8 Owner's Manual ➜ Trunk floor

— If necessary, unhook the mesh bag ÿ p.  
274, ÿ p. 275.  
Stow luggage compartment cover  
and partition net (Variant)  
— Put the boot floor upright or fold it forwards ÿ p.  
267.  
— If necessary, pull the side elements out of the  
side compartments upwards and store them  
safely.  
— Place the removed boot cover ÿ fig. 171 1 in  
the rear recesses of the side panels.  
— Place the removed partition net 2 in the front  
recesses of the side consoles.  
— Return the boot floor to its original position ÿ p.  
267.  
On vehicles with a spare or emergency  
wheel, the disassembled partition net must  
be rotated 180 degrees horizontally before storing.  
Fig. 171 Under the boot floor: stow the boot cover  
and partition net.  
Depending on the equipment, once removed, the  
boot cover and partition net can be stowed under  
the boot floor:  
boot floor  
Trunk floor – Functions (Variant)  
Fig. 172 In the boot: position the boot floor vertically.  
3 G 0 0 1 2 7 6 0 A H  
boot floor  
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Fig. 173 In the boot: lower the boot floor.  
Put the boot floor upright or fold it down  
— Pull the floor in the direction of the  
arrow ÿ fig. 173 3 until reaching the threshold of car  
ga.  
Objects can be transported between the upright  
boot floor and the rear seat backrest.  
WARNING  
— Open the tailgate.  
In the event of a sudden stop or an accident, objects could  
be thrown through the passenger compartment and cause  
serious injury or death.  
— Raise the boot floor by the handle  
ÿ fig. 172 (small arrow) and place it in a vertical  
position as shown ÿ fig. 172 — To fold the floor,  
Always secure objects, even when the boot floor  
is upright  
correctly.  
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push it forward until it is flat folded.  
· Between the rear seat and the boot floor placed  
in an upright position, do not carry objects that  
exceed 2/3 of the height of the floor.  
Lowering the boot floor Depending on the  
equipment, the boot floor can be lowered so that  
· Between the rear seat and the boot floor in an  
upright position, do not transport objects that  
large objects can be transported in the boot.  
exceed a weight of approx. 7.5kg.  
Depending on the equipment, there are  
compartments under the boot floor for storing  
small items.  
— Open the tailgate.  
— Raise the boot floor by the handle ÿ fig.  
173 (small arrow) and tilt it.  
Volkswagen recommends securing objects to  
— Pull the floor in the direction of the  
the lashing eyes with lashing or retaining  
arrow ÿ fig. 173 1 above the load threshold up to  
straps.  
approx. the dashed line. When doing so, the front  
of the boot floor should slope downward.  
— Move the floor in the direction of the arrow  
ÿ fig. 173 2 to the top. The floor is now in the  
lowest position.  
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Transport of objects