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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria

Mazda 3 Owners Manual / Essential Safety Equipment / SRS Air Bags / SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria

This chart indicates the applicable SRS equipment that will deploy depending on the type of collision.

(The illustrations are the representative cases of collisions.)

Mazda 3. SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria


X: The SRS air bag equipment is designed to deploy in a collision.

*1 (With Front Passenger Occupant Classification System) The front passenger front and side air bags and the seat belt pretensioner are designed to deploy depending on the condition of the total seated weight on the front passenger seat.

*2 (With Front Passenger Occupant Classification System) In an angled collision, the side air bag and curtain air bag may deploy.

*3 (With Front Passenger Occupant Classification System) In a roll-over accident, the seat belt pretensioners and the curtain air bags deploy.

*4 (With Side/Curtain Air Bags) In a side collision, the seat belt pretensioners and the side/curtain air bags deploy (only on the side in which the collision occurs).

How the SRS Air Bags Work
Your Mazda is equipped with the following types of SRS air bags. SRS air bags are designed to work together with the seat belts to help to reduce injuries during an accident. The SRS air bags ...

Limitations to SRS Air Bag
In severe collisions such as those described previously in "SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria", the applicable SRS air bag equipment will deploy. However, in some accidents, the equipmen ...

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