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3. The driver and front passenger seats should be moved
back as far as practical to allow the Advanced Front
Airbags room to inflate.
4. Do not lean against the door or window. If your
vehicle has side airbags, and deployment occurs, the side
airbags will inflate forcefully into the space between you
and the door.
5. If the airbag system in this vehicle needs to be
modified to accommodate a disabled person, contact the
Customer Center. Phone numbers are provided under “If
You Need Assistance”.
Relying on the airbags alone could lead to more
severe injuries in a collision. The airbags work
with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In
some collisions, the airbags won’t deploy at all.
Always wear your seat belts even though you have
Being too close to the steering wheel or instrument
panel during airbag deployment could cause seri-
ous injury, including death. Airbags need room to
inflate. Sit back, comfortably extending your arms
to reach the steering wheel or instrument panel.
If the vehicle has side airbags, they also need room
to inflate. Do not lean against the door or window.
Sit upright in the center of the seat.
NOTE: After any collision, the vehicle should be taken
to an authorized dealer immediately.
54 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE