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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Stowage compartment on the front passenger side

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual / Before the journey / Practical equipment / Stowage area / Stowage compartment on the front passenger side

Fig. 113 Stowage compartment on the front passenger side

Fig. 114 Open stowage compartment on the front passenger side

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Opening and closing the stowage compartment

If necessary, unlock the stowage compartment. The stowage compartment is locked when the key slot is vertical.

To open, pull up the opening lever  .

To close, push the cover up.

Vehicle wallet compartment

The stowage compartment on the front passenger side is intended for the vehicle wallet. The vehicle wallet should always be kept in this compartment.

Depending on the vehicle equipment level, you may find a separate vehicle wallet compartment in the upper region of the luggage compartment  .

Infotainment system devices, card readers

The upper area of the stowage compartment may contain infotainment system devices and card readers ⇒ BookletRadio, or ⇒ BookletNavigation system, .

Cooling the stowage compartment

A vent in the upper area of the stowage compartment   can be used to feed cooled air into the stowage compartment when the air conditioning is switched on. Turn the vents to open and close them.

Coin holder, mounting for glasses compartment

The stowage compartment cover may contain a coin holder and a mounting for a glasses compartment  .

WARNING

An open stowage compartment on the front passenger side can increase the risk of serious injury in the event of an accident or during sudden braking or driving manoeuvres.

NOTICE

In some vehicle models, the stowage compartment on the front passenger side contains apertures, for example behind the vehicle wallet compartment. Small items can fall through the apertures and become trapped behind the trim. This could cause unusual noises and damage to the vehicle. For this reason do not store small items in the stowage compartment.
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