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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Correct sitting position

Fig. 35 There must be a distance Ⓐ of at least 25 cm between the driver and the steering wheel.

Fig. 36 Correct seat belt routing and head restraint adjustment

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The following details the correct sitting positions for the driver and passengers.

If any vehicle occupants cannot assume a correct sitting position due to their physical build, they should contact a qualified workshop to find out about possible special modifications. The seat belts and airbags can only provide a maximum level of protection if a correct sitting position is assumed. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose.

Volkswagen recommends the following seating position for your own safety and to reduce the level of injury in the event of a sudden braking manoeuvre or an accident:

The following applies to all vehicle occupants:

Additional points for the driver:

Additional points for the front passenger:

The dangers of assuming an incorrect sitting position
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the seat belts are not worn or are worn incorrectly, the risk of severe or fatal injuries increases. Seat belts can only ...

Mechanical controls on the front seats
Fig. 37 Front left seat controls with convenient entry function. Fig. 38 Front right seat controls without convenient entry function. First read and observe the introductory information and ...

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Dimensions
Fig. 17 Dimensions First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The data in the table apply to the most basic German model. The specified values can vary due to different tyre and wheel sizes, if additional equipment is fitted, for different model versions, for ret ...

Battery with Visual Indicator, Standard
This is a maintenance-free battery with liquid electrolyte (wet battery).   WARNING Do not check or charge batteries that have a visual indicator that is bright yellow. Jump starting must ...

Start/stop system
Fig. 119 In the upper part of the centre console: button for the start/stop system First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the start/stop system is activated, the engine will be switched off automatically when the vehicle is stationary. When required, t ...

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