Ford Escape: Front crash severity sensor - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Front crash severity sensor

The front crash severity sensor enhances the ability to detect the severity of an impact. Positioned up front, it provides valuable information early in the crash event on the severity of the impact. This allows your Personal Safety System to distinguish between different levels of crash severity and modify the deployment strategy of the dual-stage airbags and safety belt pretensioners.

    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 energ ...

    Driver’s seat position sensor
    The driver’s seat position sensor allows your Personal Safety System to tailor the deployment level of the driver dual-stage airbag based on seat position. The system is designed to help protect s ...

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