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General information  - Side impact protection (SIPS) airbags - Safety - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

Location of the side impact (SIPS) airbags (front seats only)

Location of the side impact (SIPS) airbags (front seats only)

As an enhancement to the structural side impact protection built into your vehicle, it is also equipped with Side Impact Protection System (SIPS) airbags.

The SIPS airbag system is designed to help increase occupant protection in the event of certain side impact collisions. The SIPS airbags are designed to deploy only during certain side-impact collisions, depending on the crash severity, angle, speed and point of impact.

Driver's side SIPS airbag

Driver's side SIPS airbag

Passenger's side SIPS airbag

Passenger's side SIPS airbag

SIPS airbag deployment (one airbag) occurs only on the side of the vehicle affected by the impact. The airbags are not designed to deploy in all side impact situations.

NOTE NOTE

SIPS airbag deployment (one airbag) occurs only on the side of the vehicle affected by the impact. The airbags are not designed to deploy in all side impact situations.

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