A giant step towards increased safety had now been taken, but the three-point safety belt
still did not achieve an immediate breakthrough.
Three trim levels will be on offer, all with five doors and five full-size seats with three-point safety belts
. The tall roofline provides a high seating position, making the car very accessible.
Also included are electrically operated front windows, dipping rear view mirror, height-adjustable front seat belts with electronic load limiters and three-point safety belts
on all seats.
All seats are fitted with three-point safety belts
. Other safety features include an operator presence seat switch and fail-safe hydraulically released multi-disc braking.
There are three-point safety belts
for all rear seat passengers, who can also choose their own level of air flow and ventilation.
On the safety front, Kalos will be equipped with a comprehensive package including ABS with electronic brake force distribution, ventilated disc brakes at the front, three-point safety belts
for all five seats, and front and side airbags.
Dual front airbags are standard as are three-point safety belts
. The SE+ has additional side airbags.
As well as three-point safety belts
on all seats, complete with belt latch tensioners and belt force limiters at the front, there are six airbags.
Volvo has always gone big on safety and the V70 is packed with the latest safety features including Side Impact Protection System, Whiplash Protection System, front dual-stage airbags, three-point safety belts
with tensioners for all five occupants, and an Inflatable Curtain to protect against head injuries in a side impact.
Safety features see two dual-stage front airbags, three-point safety belts
and anti-lock brakes as standard, while side airbags are available as an option.