Toyota Yaris: How the SRS Air Bags Work / Driver Air Bag

Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual / Essential Safety Equipment / SRS Air Bags / How the SRS Air Bags Work / Driver Air Bag

The driver’s air bag is mounted in the steering wheel.

When air bag crash sensors detect a frontal impact of greater than moderate force, the driver’s air bag inflates quickly helping to reduce injury mainly to the driver’s head or chest caused by directly hitting the steering wheel.

Toyota Yaris. Driver Air Bag

For more details about air bag deployment, refer to “SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria”.

The driver’s dual-stage air bag controls air bag inflation in two energy stages. During an impact of moderate severity, the driver’s air bag deploys with lesser energy, whereas during more severe impacts, it deploys with more energy.

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    Front Passenger Air Bag

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    Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions

    The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include different types of air bags. Please verify the different types of air bags which are equipped on your vehicle by locating the “SRS AIRBAG” location indicators. These indicators are visible in the area where the air bags are installed.

    The air bags are installed in the following locations:

    The steering wheel hub (driver air bag) The front passenger dashboard (front passenger air bag) The outboard sides of the front seatbacks (side air bags) The front and rear window pillars, and the roof edge along both sides (curtain air bags)

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