Pickup Ford F-150 new generation will not get rear inflatable seat belts, but over time they will eventually lose and all other models of the brand in the course of routine updates.
In the U.S., recently debuted a new Ford F-150: the most popular pickup in the 14th generation became more powerful, has kept the steel frame and slightly changed appearance, but lost something. According to the publication Cars Direct, Ford F-150 will not inflatable rear seat belts. Moreover, all other Ford models will also lose rear inflatable seatbelts during a planned upgrade or change of generation. Instead, the rear passengers will receive a conventional seat belt pre-tensioners. From technology to the integration of airbags in the belts, which debuted on the Ford Explorer back in 2011, the company eventually decided to give up.
Have inflatable rear seat belt was discovered a few compatibility issues with some child car seats, and in 2017, Ford has launched a revocable campaign for more than 117, 000 pick-UPS F-series due to a malfunction of inflatable seat belts. According to the developers, built-in belt airbags have allowed you to evenly distribute the load on the chest, however inflated they are not always and only in the event of a serious accident. Due to the high temperature gases to use the cartridge it was impossible, therefore, for the mechanism is an inflatable belt used special chilled gas.