The potential to protect the driver in a head-on collision is increased through the driver's front airbag (fitted as standard), working in conjunction with the correctly-worn seatbelt. A front airbag for the co-driver is also available as an option (for the double co-driver's seat as well).
To supplement the front airbags, a windowbag and thorax bag are also available as optional extras for both the driver and co-driver. They are deployed on the impact side in the event of a severe side impact. The windowbag serves to increase the degree of protection for the head of the occupants. It deploys in the area of the side windows. Housed in the outside bolsters of the seat backrests, thorax bags are designed to provide increased protection for the upper torso of the seat occupant.
The Sprinter also has:
The figure above shows various deployed airbags (maximum deployment) – for illustrative purposes only.
The animation shows various deployed airbags at maximum deployment – for illustrative purposes only.
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