Honda Accord: Carrying Items in the Passenger Compartment - Carrying Cargo - Before Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Carrying Items in the Passenger Compartment

Store or secure all items that could be thrown around and hurt someone during a crash.

Do not put any items on top of the rear shelf. They can block your view and be thrown around the vehicle during a crash.

Be sure items placed on the floor behind the front seats cannot roll under the seats and interfere with the driver’s ability to operate the pedals, the operation of the seats, or the operation of the sensors under the seats.

Keep all cargo below the bottom of the windows. If it is higher, it could interfere with the proper operation of the side curtain airbags.

Keep the glove box closed while driving. If it is open, a passenger could injure their knees during a crash or sudden stop.

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    The maximum load for your vehicle is 850 lbs (385 kg). See Tire And Loading Information label attached to the driver’s doorjamb. Label Example This figure includes the total weight of a ...

    Carrying Cargo in the Trunk
    Distribute cargo evenly on the floor of the trunk, placing the heaviest items on the bottom and as far forward as possible. If you fold down the back seat, tie down items that could be thrown ...

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