The side airbags and curtain airbags ARE DESIGNED TO DEPLOY when…The side airbags and curtain airbags ARE DESIGNED TO DEPLOY when…  - Deployment of side airbags and curtain airbags - Supplemental restraint system (SRS) - airbag - Seat and seat belts - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

The side airbags and curtain airbags are designed to deploy when the vehicle suffers a moderate-tosevere side impact to the middle of the passenger compartment.

The typical condition is shown in the illustration.

The seat belts in your vehicle are your primary means of protection in a collision.

The seat belts in your vehicle are your primary means of protection in a collision. The SRS side airbags and curtain airbags are designed to provide additional protection. Therefore, for your safety and the safety of all occupants, be sure to always properly wear your seat belts.

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