Toyota Yaris: How the SRS Air Bags Work / Front Seat Belt Pretensioners

Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual / Essential Safety Equipment / SRS Air Bags / How the SRS Air Bags Work / Front Seat Belt Pretensioners

The front seat belt pretensioners are designed to deploy in moderate or severe frontal, near frontal collisions.

In addition, the pretensioners operate when a side collision or a rollover accident is detected. The pretensioners operate differently depending on what types of air bags are equipped. For more details about the seat belt pretensioner operation, refer to the SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria.

    How the SRS Air Bags Work

    Your Toyota is equipped with the following types of SRS air bags. SRS air bags are designed to work together with the seat belts to help to reduce injuries during an accident...

    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...

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    Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual: Tiedown Hook-Rear


    The hook positioned under the rear bumper on the right side is for tying down the vehicle during transport, and it cannot be used for towing other vehicles. It can be used as a towing hook only when the vehicle must be towed by another vehicle in an emergency case such as when the vehicle is stuck in snow, however, it may damage the bumper...

    Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual: DSC OFF Indicator Light


    This indicator light stays on for a few seconds when the ignition is switched ON. It also illuminates when the DSC OFF switch is pressed and TCS/DSC is switched off. Refer to DSC OFF Switch. If the light remains illuminated and the TCS/DSC is not switched off, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer...

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    Break-In Period

    No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 600 miles (1,000 km) may add to the performance, economy, and life of the vehicle.

    Do not race the engine. Do not maintain one constant speed, either slow or fast, for a long period of time. Do not drive constantly at full-throttle or high engine rpm for extended periods of time. Avoid unnecessary hard stops. Avoid full-throttle starts.

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