Adjusting the head restraints in the rear seat

Adjust the centre seat head restraint according to the height of the passenger. Fold down the outer seat head restraints* to improve rearward visibility.

Adjust the head restraint for the centre seat

P5-1507- Fold up headrest

The centre seat's head restraint must be adjusted according to the passenger's height so that, if possible, the whole of the back of the head is covered. Slide it up manually as required.

P6-1817-XC40-Rear seat-Adjust headrest center

To lower the head restraint, the button (see illustration) must be depressed while the restraint is carefully moved down.


The centre seat head restraint must be in its lowest position when the centre seat is not used. When the centre seat is used, the head restraint must be correctly adjusted to the height of the passenger so that it covers the whole of the back of the head if possible.

Fold down the rear seat's outer head restraints via the centre display*

The outer head restraints can be retracted via the centre display. Lowering the head restraint is possible when the car is in Passive usage mode.

P6-2037-XC40BEV-Adjust headrest in backseat
Press iCup-2037-Settings symbol in the centre display.
Press Controls.
Select the desired setting under Headrest fold.

Move the head restraint back manually until a click is heard.


Do not lower the outer head restraints if there are passengers in any of the outer rear seats.


The head restraint must be in locked position after being folded up.
  1. * Option/accessory.