Honda Civic: Side Curtain Airbags - Airbags - Safe Driving - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Side Curtain Airbags

The side curtain airbags help protect the heads of the driver and passengers in outer seating positions during a moderate-to-severe side impact.

The side curtain airbags are most effective when an occupant is wearing their seat belt properly and sitting upright, well back in their seat.

Do not attach any objects to the side windows or roof pillars as they can interfere with the proper operation of the side curtain airbags.

    Side Airbag Cutoff System
    To reduce the likelihood that a front passenger may be injured by an inflating side airbag, the passenger side airbag is automatically turned off when: • The height sensors detect a child or sh ...

    Housing Locations
    The side curtain airbags are located in the ceiling above the side windows on both sides of the vehicle. ...

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    When the setting is activated or deactivated, the meter needles and gauge needles illuminate and turn off as follows. Activated: When the driver’s door is opened while the ignition switch is in th ...

    Tips for driving with DISTRONIC PLUS
    Important safety notes The following contains descriptions of certain road and traffic conditions in which you must be particularly attentive. In such situations, brake if necessary. DISTRONIC ...

    Lighting / Turn Signal Control Lever
    Lighting Operation To turn the lights on or off, twist the knob on the end of the lever. There are three positions: in the “OFF” position all lights are off; in the middle position the fro ...