How to Fold the Rear Seats in Your Mazda6


Thanks to a spacious trunk and incredibly versatile seating, the new Mazda6 offers the flexibility you'd expect from a larger car while still delivering exceptional maneuverability and engaging performance. The Mazda6 can comfortably seat up to five people, but when you need extra room for additional cargo, the rear seats easily fold flat to accommodate larger loads. To help you make the most out of your seating, we've created a step-by-step guide for folding your Mazda6's rear seats.

1. Pop The Trunk

The first thing you'll need to do when folding the rear seats is open the trunk. The levers used to disengage the rear seatbacks are located in the trunk and not in the cabin. This saves interior space and allows for the seats to fold flush. 

2. Pull Both Levers

Inside the trunk, you'll see one lever with a seat icon on it on the right side, and another on the left side of the upper part of the trunk. These levers are easily identifiable and easy to pull. Make sure you pull both levers if you intend to fold flat both the right and left rear passenger seats.

3. Fold Right Rear Seat

Once both levers are activated, the seats should easily fold flat. If the seat back doesn't smoothly fold, double-check that you engaged the corresponding lever in the trunk.

4. Fold Left Rear Seat

Once the right seat is folded, repeat this step on the left side of the vehicle.

5. Move Seatbelts

The seatbelts can be easily repositioned to the front of the rear headrests to allow for additional room.

And that's all there is to it! You're ready to enjoy the convenience of truly flexible seating. Of course, don't forget to close the trunk before taking off.

If you have any questions about your Mazda6, or you're in the market for a new one, stop by Hiley Mazda of Hurst.

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