Ford Escape: Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints

The dual-stage airbags offer the capability to tailor the level of airbag inflation energy. A lower, less forceful energy level is provided for more common, moderate-severity impacts. A higher energy level is used for the most severe impacts. Refer to Airbag supplemental restraints section in this chapter.

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    Front crash severity sensor
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