Range Rover: Side and curtain air bags - Occupant safety - Range Rover Owner's ManualRange Rover: Side and curtain air bags

The seat mounted side air bags are designed to protect the thorax region of the torso and will deploy only in the event of a side impact and then, only on the side of the impact.

The curtain air bags are deployed in side impact and rollover events, providing greater protection from serious head injuries. They deflate at a slower rate than the front or side air bags.

    Front air bags
    The front passenger and driver air bags are able to deploy in two stages, depending on the severity of the frontal impact. In a severe impact, the air bags inflate fully to offer maximum protectio ...

    Air bag operation
    WARNING National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends a minimum distance of 10 in. (25 cm) between an occupant's chest and the driver’s air bag module. WARNING ...

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    Tire Pressure
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