Extending the luggage compartmentExtending the luggage compartment  - Luggage compartment - Seats and storage - Controls - Audi A4 Owner's Manual - Audi A4

The two sections of the backrest can be folded forwards either together or separately to increase the capacity of the luggage compartment.

Backrest release lever

Backrest release lever

Locking the backrest

Locking the backrest

Folding down backrest

Ц Press the release lever A ⇒ fig. 88 in the direction indicated (arrow).
Ц Fold down the backrest.

Returning backrest to an upright position

Ц Push the backrest up until it engages securely ⇒ no longer be visible when the backrest is properly secured.. The red marking on the tab B should no longer be visible when the backrest is properly secured.

When the backrest is properly engaged in its upright position, it can be locked and unlocked with the key ⇒ fig. 89. This prevents unauthorised access to the luggage compartment from inside the vehicle.

WARNING

  • Х Make sure that the rear backrest is securely locked in position so that the seat belt can provide proper protection on the centre rear seat.
  • Х The rear backrest must always be securely latched so that objects stored in the luggage compartment will not fly forward during sudden braking.

When returning the backrest to an upright position, make sure that the seat Caution

When returning the backrest to an upright position, make sure that the seat belts for the outer rear seats are in their guides so that they cannot be caught up and damaged in the catches for the backrest.