2012 Mercedes Benz E-Class Body Structure & Airbag Locations

Here’s a quick look at the the 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class body structure and safety features.  Three of the 4 models (Coupe, Cabriolet, and Sedan) are covered in the information below. The body structure and airbag location for the wagon model can be found on an earlier post here. Take a quick look, especially at the airbag locations and the inflators.

2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Body Structure Extrication

MB_Roll-over_Protection_ExtricationThe roof frame structure and the A-pillars are also built to be particularly stable. The A-pillars have been reinforced with tubing. The roof frame structure and the A-pillars are also built to be particularly stable. The A-pillars have been reinforced with tubing, offering effective occupant protection together with the roll-over bars in case of an overturn. The roll-over bars’ cassettes are fully integrated in the head restraints on the rear seats and fastened to the area behind the rear seat backrest in the body shell. They can be extended in fractions of a second as soon as the airbag control system’s crash sensors detect the risk of an accident.

2012 MB Mercedes-Benz E-class Extrication

2012 Mercede-Benz E-Class Airbag Inflator Extrication

2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class CRS Moditech Extrication

Below are the airbag and inflators locations on the 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan.  Nine air bags that include; pelvic air bags complement side-impact air bags for each front seat. A driver´s knee air bag augments dual-stage front air bags. Side curtain air bags are provided at the outboard seating positions in both the first and second rows.

2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan Airbag Inflators Extrication

2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class CRS Moditech Extrication Airbag

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