Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Driver's knee bag - Air bags - Occupant safety - Safety - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Driver's knee bag

Driver's knee bag 1 provides additional

Driver's knee bag 1 provides additional protection for the driver against:

knee injuries
thigh injuries
lower leg injuries

Driver's knee bag 1 deploys below the steering wheel. During a frontal impact, if the system determines that air bag deployment can offer additional protection to that provided by the seat belt, driver's knee bag 1 is deployed along with the driver's air bag. The driver's knee bag 1 operates best in conjunction with a properly positioned and fastened seat belt.

    Front air bags
    The front air bags increase protection for the driver's and front-passenger's head and chest. Driver's air bag 1 deploys in front of the steering wheel; front-passenger front air bag 2 deploys ...

    Side impact air bags
    WARNING   The pressure sensors for side impact air bag control are located in the doors. Do not modify any components of the doors or door trim panels including, for example, the addit ...

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    Cup holders
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