Originally Posted by anikov
Cool thing about the cover of the extra space compartment in the boot (where normally the spare tire goes).
When you lift it completely up (some 60 degrees tilt), it snaps (on purpose) to a place of the top of the boot so that it can stay in the upright position.
For me it snapped accidentally, and after inspecting the snap-ins, I realised it is like that by design
Here is the excerpt from the owners manual.
Snapped that retention thingy clear off on week 2 of owning my car!