Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Driving a loaded vehicle

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

For good vehicle handling when driving a loaded vehicle, please observe the following:

  • Stow all items of luggage securely   .
  • Accelerate carefully and gently.
  • Avoid sudden braking and driving manoeuvres.
  • Brake earlier than in normal driving.
  • If applicable, observe the information concerning driving with a trailer   .
  • If applicable, observe the information concerning driving with a roof carrier   .

WARNING

Moving loads can severely impair the vehicle's stability and driving safety which could cause accidents and severe injuries.
  • Secure items properly so they cannot slide about.
  • Use suitable straps when securing heavy objects.
  • Engage the rear seat backrests securely in an upright position.
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