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VW Tiguan 2021 Owner's Manual ➜ Trunk floor

· On vehicles with 7 seats, always fit the covers  
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into the slots in the boot cover when the boot  
cover is removed.  
If the trunk cover is stored incorrectly, it could cause  
damage to the electrical system or the passenger  
compartment.  
WARNING  
· When storing the trunk cover, make sure  
as long as it does not come into contact with the  
12-volt battery housed in the trunk.  
If the boot cover is not fastened, it can roll up quickly  
with nothing to stop it. This can cause damage to  
the boot and boot cover.  
· Always guide the cover forwards with your hand.  
No.  
boot floor  
Trunk floor (5 seats)  
stow trunk cover  
Fig. 189 In the boot: raise the boot floor.  
Fig. 188 Under the boot floor: stow the boot cover.  
Open the boot floor  
1. Pull the boot floor out of the recess  
Depending on the equipment, once the cover has  
ÿ fig. 189 upwards, in the direction of the arrow.  
been removed, it can be stored under the boot floor  
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Close the boot floor  
1. Raise the boot floor.  
1. Guide the floor carefully down ÿ .  
2. Place the boot floor in its original position.  
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To create more storage space, the boot floor can  
also be adjusted in height depending on equipment ÿ  
p. 288.  
3. Place the boot cover on the support provided for  
this ÿ fig. 188.  
If the 12 volt battery is mounted in the boot, do not  
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store the boot cover under the boot floor ÿ . If the  
third row of seats is to be used, store the cover  
Improper use of the boot floor can cause damage to  
the boot floor or to the boot trim.  
safely at home if necessary.  
· When closing the boot floor, always carefully guide  
it downwards without letting it fall.  
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· As far as possible, always distribute the load over  
the entire boot area to avoid over-loading a single  
point.  
In the event of a sudden stop or accident, two objects could  
be thrown through the passenger compartment and cause  
serious or fatal injury or damage.  
· Do not store the boot cover unsecured in the boot.  
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boot floor  
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Trunk floor (7 seats)  
Variable boot floor (5 seats)  
Fig. 190 In the boot: raise the boot floor.  
Fig. 191 In the boot: adjusting the height-adjustable  
boot floor.  
Open the boot floor  
Open the boot floor  
1. Pull the boot floor by the loop ÿ fig. 190 upwards,  
in the direction of the arrow, and extract it.  
1. Grasp the boot floor by the hole in the boot  
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floor and remove it from the vehicle ÿ fig. 191  
Close the boot floor  
Adjusting the height of the boot  
floor Depending on the equipment, the boot floor  
can be adjusted in height.  
1. Place the boot floor on the support and  
carefully guide it downwards ÿ .  
1. If necessary, unhook the luggage net ÿ p. 291.  
2. Press down on the boot floor at the edge until you  
feel it click into place.  
2. If necessary, remove the fastening or retaining  
straps.  
For more space, the boot floor can also be installed  
with the recess facing downwards.  
3. Raise the boot floor and pull it backwards to  
remove it from the boot side guides ÿ fig. 191  
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4. Position the floor in the guides of the desired  
Improper use of the boot floor can cause damage to  
the boot floor or to the boot trim.  
height and slide it forwards as far as it will go ÿ fig.  
191  
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· When closing the boot floor, always carefully guide  
it downwards without letting it fall.  
Remove the boot floor  
· As far as possible, always distribute the load over  
the entire boot area to avoid over-loading a single  
point.  
1. Pull the boot floor backwards through the recess  
ÿ fig. 191 , to remove it from the side guides.  
2. Carefully remove the boot floor and store it in a  
clean and dry place.  
WARNING  
Incorrect use of the variable boot floor can cause  
damage to it or to the boot trim.  
When closing the second floor of the trunk, guide it  
always carefully down without dropping it.  
· As far as possible, always distribute the load over  
the entire boot area to avoid over-loading a single  
point.  
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Transport of objects  
Depending on the equipment, there are  
compartments under the boot floor for storing  
small items.  
and tighten the fixing straps correctly  
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ÿ fig. 192 B  
Dismantle the separation net  
Volkswagen recommends securing objects to  
the lashing eyes with lashing or retaining  
1. If necessary, remove the boot cover ÿ p. 286.  
straps.  
2. Loosen the fixing straps of the partition net.  
3. Unhook the hooks of the partition net from the  
lashing eyes ÿ fig. 192 B  
separation network  
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4. Unhook the partition net from one of the roof slots  
by compressing the cross rod.  
Assembly and disassembly of the  
separation net  
5. Unhook the partition net from the other roof  
housing.  
6. Fold the partition net ÿ p. 289.  
7. If necessary, install the boot cover ÿ p. 286.  
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In the event of a sudden stop or an accident, objects could  
be thrown through the passenger compartment and cause  
serious injury or death.  
Check if the cross rods are in  
neutered correctly.  
· Always secure objects, even when the separation  
net is correctly installed.  
Fig. 192 In the boot: Fitting the partition net behind  
· When the vehicle is in motion, do not allow  
anyone to remain behind the installed separation  
net.  
the rear seat.  
The partition net can help prevent objects carried in  
the boot from being thrown into the passenger  
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compartment, e.g. For example, if there is a sudden  
stop.  
If the partition net is fixed at points not provided for  
it, damage can occur.  
Installing the partition net  
The partition net can be installed behind the rear  
seat or, depending on equipment, behind the front  
seats with the second row of seats folded down.  
1. If necessary, remove the boot cover ÿ p. 286.  
2. Unfold the separation net ÿ p. 289.  
3. Hook the partition net into one of the two slots in  
the roof ÿ fig. 192 A. Be sure to pull thdeocwronspsarsotd  
the top position.  
4. Hook the partition net into the opposite seat on the  
roof by compressing the cross rod ÿ fig. 192 A  
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5. Hook the two hooks of the partition net into the  
lashing eyes in the luggage compartment  
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separation network  

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