Only five-row side-curtain airbag debuts in all-new Ford Transit

The all-new Ford Transit 15-passenger wagon made its debut in the United States and Canada with the industry’s only five-row side-curtain airbag.

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Part of Ford Motor Company’s Safety Canopy® System, this jumbo airbag is designed to help provide enhanced head and neck protection in rollover and side-impact crashes.

“The Transit wagon’s five-row side-curtain airbag is a great technological innovation that allows us to provide a high level of protection to multiple passengers in one of Ford’s largest vehicles,” said Sean West, Ford restraints manager. “We are proud to build on our safety leadership.”

The side-curtain airbag is designed to provide enhanced head and neck protection in the event of a side-impact or rollover crash as part of Ford’s Safety Canopy System®.

The airbag is close to 15 feet long and 3 feet tall and fills in a fraction of a second.