Using a Child Restraint System with the "Tether Anchorage" System

For small children and babies, the use of a child seat or infant seat is required. This child seat or infant seat should be of appropriate size for the child and should be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. It is further required that the seat be placed in the vehicle's rear seat since this can make an important contribution to safety. Your vehicle is provided with three child restraint hook holders for installing the child seat or infant seat

Installing a Child Restraint Seat with the "Tether Anchorage" System (4 Door)

Three child restraint hook holders are located on the rear seat package tray.

To install the child restraint seat

1. Open the tether anchor cover on the rear seat package tray.


1. Open the tether anchor cover on the rear seat package tray.

2. Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback. For vehicles


2. Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback. For vehicles with adjustable headrests, route the tether strap under the headrest and between the headrest posts, otherwise route the tether strap over the top of the seatback.

3. Connect the tether strap hook (2) to the child restraint hook holder (1) and tighten to secure the seat.

WARNING:

o A child can be seriously injured or killed in a collision if the child restraint is not properly anchored. Always follow the child seat manufacturers instructions for installation and use.

o Never mount more than one child restraint to a single tether anchor or to a single lower anchorage point. The increased load caused by multiple seats may cause the tethers or lower anchorage points to break, causing serious injury or death.

Installing a Child Restraint Seat with the "Tether Anchorage" System (3 Door)

Three child restraint hook holders are located on the rear floor panel.

To install the child restraint seat

1. Open the tether anchor cover on the rear floor panel.


1. Open the tether anchor cover on the rear floor panel.

2. Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback.


2. Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback.

For vehicles with adjustable headrests, route the tether strap under the headrest and between the headrest posts, otherwise route the tether strap over the top of the seatback.

3. Connect the tether strap hook (2) to the child restraint hook holder (1) through the hole on the covering shelf and tighten to secure the seat.

WARNING:

o A child can be seriously injured or killed in a collision if the child restraint is not properly anchored. Always follow the child seat manufacturers instructions for installation and use.

o Never mount more than one child restraint to a single tether anchor or to a single lower anchorage point. The increased load caused by multiple seats may cause the tethers or lower anchorage points to break, causing serious injury or death.

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