Opel Corsa Owners Manual: Load compartment extension, Folding down rear backrests

Load compartment extension

The angle of the rear backrest, in


The angle of the rear backrest, in a single unit or split, can be locked in a vertical rather than raked position, for transporting bulky items.

Pull the release handle, pull the backrest forwards to the vertical position and engage.

When unlocking, a red marking appears next to the release lever. The backrest is only engaged correctly when the red bolt is no longer protruding.

If the backrest is split, unlock the relevant side, and unlock at both sides if it is a single unit.

Folding down rear backrests

Remove load compartment cover as


Remove load compartment cover as necessary.

Push head restraints down by pressing the catch.

Guide the seat belts through belt mounts to protect them against damage. When folding the backrests, pull the seat belts along with them.

Disengage the backrest (single or


Disengage the backrest (single or split) using the release lever and fold it down onto the seat cushion.

If the backrest is split, unlock the relevant side, and unlock at both sides if it is a single unit.

If the vehicle is to be loaded via a rear door, take the seat belt out of the belt mount on the backrest, roll it up and insert the latch plate into the side shade retainer.

Move rear seat backrests upright and


Move rear seat backrests upright and allow locking mechanisms to engage audibly at both sides. Once the backrests are locked the red mark must no longer protrude.

The rear seat backrests can be locked in two positions, vertical and raked.

Do not trap the seat belt when moving the backrest to the upright position.

Install the load compartment cover.

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