Adjusting the Seat Positions

Adjust the driver's seat as far back as possible


Adjust the driver's seat as far back as possible while allowing you to maintain full control of the vehicle. You should be able to sit upright, well back in the seat and be able to adequately press the pedals without leaning forward, and grip the steering wheel comfortably. The passenger's seat should be adjusted in a similar manner, so that it is as far back from the front airbag in the dashboard as possible.

Sitting too close to a front airbag can result


Sitting too close to a front airbag can result in serious injury or death if the front airbags inflate.

Always sit as far back from the front airbags as possible while maintaining control of the vehicle.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada recommend that drivers allow at least 10 inches (25 cm) between the center of the steering wheel and the chest.

Always make seat adjustments before driving.

■ Adjusting the front power seat

■ Adjusting the front manual seat(s)


■ Adjusting the front manual seat(s)

Once a seat is adjusted correctly, rock it back and


Once a seat is adjusted correctly, rock it back and forth to make sure it is locked in position.

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