Cargo net, FlexNetThe flexible cargo net is hooked into eyes and
secures the cargo in the cargo area. The stor‐
age net can be attached to the following eyes:▷Lashing eyes in the rails.▷Eyes on the trunk wall.
The eyes are located on both sides of the
Securing cargo Securing cargo
Stow and secure the cargo as described;
otherwise it may present a danger to the occu‐
pants, e.g., during braking and evasive maneu‐
▷Smaller and lighter items: secure with re‐
taining straps or with a cargo net or draw
straps.▷Larger and heavy objects: secure with
Cargo straps, cargo netting, retaining
straps or draw straps on the lashing eyes in
Roof-mounted luggage rack
NoteInstallation only possible with roof rack.
Roof racks are available as special accessories.
Attachment to the rack Follow the installation instructions of the roof
Be sure that adequate clearance is maintained
for tilting and opening the glass sunroof.
LoadingBecause roof racks raise the vehicle's centerof gravity when loaded, they have a major ef‐
fect on vehicle handling and steering re‐
Therefore, note the following when loading
and driving:▷Do not exceed the approved roof/axle
loads and the approved gross vehicle
weight.▷Distribute the roof load uniformly.▷The roof load should not extend past the
loading area.▷Always place the heaviest pieces on the
bottom.▷Secure the roof luggage firmly, e.g., tie
with ratchet straps.▷Do not let objects project into the opening
path of the tailgate.▷Drive smoothly. Avoid sudden acceleration
and braking maneuvers. Take corners gen‐
tly.Seite 180Driving tipsLoading180
Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 960 386 - II/15