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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Checklist

Country-specific standards for child seats (selection)

The child seats must correspond to the standard ECE-R 441). Further information is available from Volkswagen dealerships or on the Internet at www.volkswagen.com.

Group classification for child seats according to ECE-R 44

Weight class Child's weight Age
Group 0 up to 10 kg up to approx. 9 months
Group 0+ up to 13 kg up to approx. 18 months
Group 1 9 to 18 kg approx. 8 months to 31/2 years
Group 2 15 to 25 kg approx. 3 to 7 years
Group 3 22 to 36 kg approx. 6 to 12 years

Not every child will fit in the seat specified for their weight group. Likewise, not every seat will fit in every vehicle. Therefore, always check whether the child fits correctly in the child seat and whether the seat is securely attached in the vehicle.

Child seats that have been tested and approved in accordance with the ECE R 44 standard bear the test mark on the seat: a large letter E in a circle with the test number below it.

WARNING

Ignoring any of the items on this important safety checklist can lead to accidents and injuries.

WARNING

In the event of an accident, the rear seat is the safest place for children with properly fastened seat belts.

1) ECE R: Economic Commission for Europe Regulation.

General information on transporting children in the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Legislation and legal requirements take precedence over the descriptions in this owner's manual. Various standards and regu ...

Various securing systems
Fig. 62 On the rear seats: figure Ⓐ illustrates the main securing points for the child restraint system on the lower retaining rings and top tether. Figure Ⓑ shows how to secure a child restra ...

Other materials:

Winter Tires with Speed Symbol V
Table. Refer to → Anchor. The tire industry delivers winter tires with V-rating also. These tires can be applied up to the maximum permissible speed vmax = 240 km/h (149.13 mph) only under certain conditions. ...

Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Tow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar. The tow rope should be slightly elastic to reduce the strain on both vehicles. It is advisab ...

Washing the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe longer substances such as insects, bird droppings, resinous tree sap, road dirt, industrial deposits, tar, soot or road salt and other corrosive materials remain on the vehicle, the more damage they do to the paintwork. ...

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