Mercedes-Benz GLC : Cargo compartment / Closing the tailgate

WARNING Risk of injury from unsecured items in the vehicle

If objects, luggage or loads are not secured or not secured sufficiently, they could slip, tip over or be thrown around and thereby hit vehicle occupants.

There is a risk of injury, particularly in the event of sudden braking or a sudden change in direction.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Always stow objects in such a way that they cannot be thrown around.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Before the journey, secure objects, luggage or loads against slipping or tipping over.

Observe the notes on loading the vehicle.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Pull the tailgate downwards with the handle and let it drop into the lock.

Vehicles with an EASY-PACK tailgate

WARNING Risk of becoming trapped during automatic closing of the tailgate

Body parts may become trapped. There may be people in the closing area.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Make sure that nobody is in the vicinity of the closing area during the closing process.

Use one of the following options to stop the closing process:

  • Press the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate button on the SmartKey.
  • Press or pull the remote operating switch on the driver's door.
  • Press the closing or locking button on the tailgate.
  • Pull the tailgate handle.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Vehicles with HANDS-FREE ACCESS: it is also possible to stop the closing process by making a kicking movement below the rear bumper.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Pull the tailgate downwards slightly. Release it as soon as it begins to close.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Switch on the power supply or the ignition.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Press remote operating switch Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate for the tailgate.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Press closing button Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate on the tailgate.

Vehicles with KEYLESS-GO

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Press locking button Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate  on the tailgate. If a SmartKey is detected outside the vehicle, the tailgate will close and the vehicle will be locked.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Press and hold the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate button on the SmartKey. The SmartKey must be in the vicinity of the vehicle.

Vehicles with HANDS-FREE ACCESS

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Make a kicking movement with your foot below the bumper.

Automatic reversing function for the tailgate

The tailgate is equipped with automatic blockage detection with a reversing function. If an obstacle obstructs the tailgate during the automatic closing process, it will automatically open again slightly. Automatic blockage detection with the reversing function is only an aid and is not a substitute for your attentiveness.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate During the closing process, make sure that no body parts are in the closing area.

WARNING Risk of becoming trapped despite reversing function

The reversing function will not react:

  • To soft, light and thin objects, e.g. fingers
  • Towards the end of the closing procedure

In these situations in particular, the reversing function cannot prevent someone being trapped.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate Ensure that no body parts are in the closing area.

If someone is trapped, either:

  • Press the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Closing the tailgate button on the SmartKey.
  • Press or pull the remote operating switch on the driver's door.
  • Press the closing or locking button on the tailgate.
  • Pull the tailgate handle.

    Opening the tailgate

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    With HANDS-FREE ACCESS you can open, close or stop the closing process of the tailgate by performing a kicking movement under the rear bumper. The kicking movement triggers the opening or closing process alternately...

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