From this condition, if 3 more passengers with the combined weight of 176 kg (388 lb.) get on, the available cargo and luggage load will be reduced as follows:
Without third seat 209 kg - 176 kg = 33 kg. (459 lb. - 388 lb. = 71 lb.)
With third seat 359 kg - 176 kg = 183 kg. (789 lb. - 388 lb. = 401 lb.)
As shown in the above example, if the number of occupants increases, the cargo and luggage load equaling the combined weight of occupants who got on later must be reduced. In other words, if the increase in the number of occupants causes the excess of the total load capacity (combined weight of occupants plus cargo and luggage load), you have to reduce the cargo and luggage on your vehicle.
For details about total load capacity, see "Vehicle load limits" on page 300.
Even if the total load of occupant's weight and the cargo load is less than the total load capacity, do not apply the load unevenly. That may cause not only damage to the tire but also deterioration to the steering ability due to unbalance of the vehicle, causing an accident.
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