Correct adjustment of head restraints
Properly adjusted head restraints are an important part of the vehicle's occupant protection system. They can help to reduce the risk of injuries in most accident situations.
Correctly adjusted head restraint (seen from the front)
Correctly adjusted head restraint (seen from the side)
The head restraints must be adjusted properly to provide maximum protection.
– Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the head restraint is level with the top of your head ⇒ fig. 201 and ⇒ fig. 202.
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Travelling with the head restraints removed or incorrectly adjusted increases the risk of severe injuries.
- • Incorrectly adjusted head restraints could lead to death in the event of a collision or accident.
- • Incorrectly adjusted head restraints can also increase the risk of injury during sudden or unexpected braking or other manoeuvres.
- • The head restraints must always be adjusted according to the occupant's size.