General information

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.

See also:

Cleaning the sensors
Location of the front sensors Location of the rear sensors The sensors must be cleaned regularly to ensure that they work properly. Clean them with water and a suitable car washing detergent ...

Ice and snow
Always keep the air intake grille at the base of the windshield free of snow. ...

Visual indicator
The audio system’s display gives an overview of the vehicle’s position in relation to a detected object. The marked sectors in the display indicate that one or more of the sensors has detected ...