Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do you fold the front seatbacks flat?

asked by on

How do you fold the front seatbacks flat?

A: While most vehicles only let you fold down ...

While most vehicles only let you fold down the rear seats, yours actually has folding front seatbacks as well. This can allow you to load larger items into the front, as well as carrying more cargo (with the passenger seat folded flat). Here’s how to fold them down:

  1. The second row seats should be moved back as far as possible.

  2. Remove the head restraint from the seat you’re folding down.

  3. Slide the front seat as far forward as it will go (it should move past the last locking position).

  4. Pull up on the seatback lever (if you have a power seat, push forward on the seatback button).

  5. Fold the seatback flat against the rear floorboard.

Tips

  • Don’t attempt to drive with the seatback folded flat on the driver seat.

  • Make sure to reinstall the head restraint when you’re done.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Wires to headlight not working correctly

It is possible that the connector could either be melted or have corrosion that is preventing electricity from getting to your headlight. I would ask one of the mechanics at YourMechanic to take a look at your headlight so they...

Q: My car has been acting weird and I would really want to know exactly why the check engine and this other red light is on

Hi there. The red lightning bolt is the symbol that the throttle position sensor (TPS) has failed and is no longer responding to the ECM (computer). I recommend replacing the TPS with the OEM specified part for your engine. ...

Q: How do I secure a child restraint system with the seat belts?

It’s very easy to install a child restraint system that requires the use of your seat belts. To do so, follow these steps: 1. Place the restraint in one of the rear seats. 2. Run the lap and shoulder belts...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...