The cabin filter is located inside the heating and ventilation unit under
the dasboard. The access hatch is from the passenger side.
Start by removing the small carpet cover under the glovebox. Its held by
three plastic rivets - pressing the middle tab inward unlocks it and lets
you pull the rivet out.
Lower dash cover
Undo the Torx screws alongside the lower dash cover and remove the cover.
Lower glovebox screws
Undo three Torx screws holding the lower part of the glovebox.
Upper glovebox screws
Open the glove box and undo three more screws along its upper edge.
Pull the glovebox, unhook the electric connector and the cooling hose.
The filter cover is held by seven Phillips screws. A 7mm hex socket works too.
Pull the old filter and clean the compartment.
New vs old
This shows why is it important to replace your air filter often. You
breathe through this thing!
The filter is installed horizontally, with the upper lip facing the front
of the car. Note the adhesive strip on the top side of the filter.
Install the foam seal first, making sure that the cut-outs in it wrap
around the pipes along the top of the filter compartment.
Pull the protective film from the adhesive strip on top of the filter (it
will stick to the foam seal) and slide the filter in. Fit the trim in the