Nissan Murano: Seats / Flexible seating

Nissan Murano 2015-2023 Owners Manual / Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system / Seats / Flexible seating


  • Never allow anyone to ride in the cargo area or on the rear seats when they are in the fold-downposition. In a collision, people riding in these areas without proper restraints are more likely to be seriously injured or killed.
  • Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly.
  • Do not allow more than one person to use the same seat belt.
  • Do not fold down the rear seats when occupants are in the rear seat area or any luggage is on the rear seats.
    • Make sure that the seat path is clear before moving the seat.
    • Be careful not to allow hands or feet to get caught or pinched in the seat.
  • Head restraints/headrests should be adjusted properly as they may provide significant protection against injury in an accident. Always replace and adjust them properly if they have been removed for any reason.
  • If the head restraints/headrests are removed for any reason, they should be securely stored to prevent them from causing injury to passengers or damage to the vehicle in case of sudden braking or an accident.
  • When returning rear rowseatbacks to the upright position, the operator should always verify that the back is locked in the upright position by gently rocking the seatback before allowing passengers to occupy the rear seats. If they are not completely secured, passengers may be injured in an accident or sudden stop.
  • Properly secure all cargo to help prevent it from sliding or shifting. Do not place cargo higher than the seatbacks. In a sudden stop or collision, unsecured cargo could cause personal injury.

Folding the rear bench seat

Nissan Murano. Flexible seating

Before folding the rear seats:

  • Disconnect and secure the center seat belt and tongue into the retractor base. For additional information, refer to “Stowing the rear center seat belt” in this section.
  • Secure the seat belts on the seat belt hooks on the side wall. For additional information, refer to “Seat belt hook” in this section.
  • Remove drink containers from the rear cup holder.

To fold down the seatbacks:


  1. Pull the strap on the rear seat. or
  2. Pull the lever beside the cargo area and fold the seatback.

Nissan Murano. Flexible seating

To return the seatbacks:

  1. Lift up each seatback and push it to the upright position until it is latched.
  2. Always reconnect the center seat belt when the seat is returned to the upright position.

Nissan Murano. Flexible seating


  • When returning the seatbacks, be sure to attach the rear center seat belt connector.
  • Do not unfasten the rear center seat belt connector except when folding down the rear seat.
  • When attaching the rear center seat belt connector, be certain that the seatbacks are completely secured in the latched position and the rear center seat belt connector is completely secured.
  • If the rear center seat belt connector and the seatbacks are not secured in the correct position, serious personal injury may result in an accident or sudden stop.


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    Head restraints/headrests

    WARNING Head restraints/headrests supplement the other vehicle safety systems. They may provide additional protection against injury in certain rear end collisions...

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