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Country-specific standards for child seats (selection)

The child seats must correspond to the standard ECE-R 441). Further information is available from Volkswagen dealerships or on the Internet at www.volkswagen.com.

Group classification for child seats according to ECE-R 44

Weight class Child's weight Age
Group 0 up to 10 kg up to approximately 9 months
Group 0+ up to 13 kg up to approximately 18 months
Group 1 9 to 18 kg approximately 8 months to 31/2 years
Group 2 15 to 25 kg approximately 3 to 7 years
Group 3 22 to 36 kg approximately 6 to 12 years

Not every child will fit in the seat specified for their weight group. Likewise, not every seat will fit in every vehicle. Therefore, always check whether the child fits correctly in the child seat and whether the seat is securely attached in the vehicle.

Child seats that have been tested and approved in accordance with the ECE R 44 standard bear the test mark on the seat: a large letter E in a circle with the test number below it.

WARNING

Ignoring any of the items on this important safety checklist can lead to accidents and injuries.

WARNING

In the event of an accident, the rear seat is the safest place for children with properly fastened seat belts.

1) ECE R: Economic Commission for Europe Regulation.

General information on transporting children in the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Legislation and legal requirements take precedence over the descriptions in this owner's manual. Various standards and ...

Various securing systems
Fig. 77 On the rear seats: figures Ⓐ and Ⓑ illustrate the main securing points for the child restraint system on the lower retaining rings and top tether. Figure Ⓒ shows how to secure the ch ...

Other materials:

Overview of fitting locations - seat belts and anchorage points, 4-door model
1 -  Front belt buckles Assembly overview → Chapter. Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Front belt end anchor Assembly overview → Chapter Removing and installing → Chapt ...

New wheels and tyres
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings New tyres Drive particularly carefully for the first 600 km with new tyres as the tyres have to be run in. Tyres that have not been run in have reduced grip   and braking effect  . All four wheels must ...

Safety precautions during road tests in which test and measuring equipment is used
Risk of injury due to unsecured test and measuring equipment If a front passenger airbag is triggered during an accident, unsecured test and measuring equipment can become dangerous projectiles. –  Secure test and measuring equipment with seat belts on ...

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