What You Need to Know About Subaru Airbags

Along with seatbelts, airbags are one of the most crucial and fundamental features in automobile safety. When you drive a Subaru, whether you are running errands in Washington Township or off-roading outside Sicklerville, you can have the peace of mind that comes with driving a vehicle with eight airbags. Here are a few more things you might want to know about Subaru's advanced airbag systems, available only in Subaru vehicles that you can find in Prestige Subaru in Turnersville, just 15 minutes away from Deptford Township.

Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)

All Subaru vehicles come equipped with SRS, a system that provides airbags for the driver, front passenger, and second-row passengers. It is important to note that airbags are not a replacement for seat belts. Seat belts should always be worn. Children should always be properly restrained in the rear seat as well.

Will the System Provide Side-Impact Protection?

Yes! The Subaru advanced airbag system also includes side curtain airbags as well as seat-mounted airbags. If you’re involved in a side-impact collision, the side curtain airbags will be deployed from the headliner and across the side windows. These will provide head protection for both front seat and rear seat passengers.

Airbag Warning Light

When you are driving you might notice the airbag light turn on. The light is meant to indicate when the front seat sensor detects weight, but not enough weight to enable the airbag. If you are unsure if the airbag light is on, check your manual. If you feel that the airbag light is turning on mistakenly, there could be a variety of reasons why. It could be a damaged clock spring, or an issue with the vehicle's computer, seatbelts, or sensors. Regardless, if the airbag light comes on when it shouldn't, then you should not drive. Instead, bring your vehicle in to an authorized Subaru service center, such as Prestige Subaru.

Learn More About Subaru Airbags

Subaru's advanced airbag system is unique to Subaru vehicles. For Williamstown, NJ drivers interested in learning more about Subaru airbags systems or any other Subaru safety features, contact Prestige Subaru!

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