How to Put Seats Down in a Toyota Corolla

by James Clark
Jessica Isaac/Demand Media

The Toyota Corolla is manufactured in five grades, each with different features. Most Toyota Corollas, except the standard base model and the sporty S series, are equipped with folding rear seats, which allow long cargo items to be stored in the vehicle's trunk and extend into the rear passenger compartment with the seats down. A simple latch-release mechanism inside the trunk enables the owner to put down the seats in less than a minute.

Step 1

Remove all items from the backseat of the Toyota Corolla, including child safety seats.

Step 2

Open the trunk and locate a pull lever in the middle back of each backseat.

Step 3

Pull each lever one at a time to disengage the locking mechanism for the back of the seat.

Push each seat forward to fold it down. This creates the additional space for hauling long items in the trunk.

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