Only regular maintenance and adjustment procedures are described for transmissions. It is recommended that major repair or overhaul be entrusted to a specialist repairer.
Contents: * Introductory Pages About this Manual; Introduction To The Toyota Camry & Avalon; Vehicle Identification Numbers; Recall Information; Buying Parts; Maintenance Techniques, Tools and Working Facilities; Fraction/Decimal/Millimeter Equivalents; Jacking and Towing; Booster Battery (jump) starting; Automotive Chemicals and Lubricants; Conversion Factors; Safety First!; Troubleshooting * Tune-Up and Routine Maintenance * Four Cylinder Engine * V6 Engine * General Engine Overhaul Procedures * Cooling, Heating and Air Conditioning Systems * Fuel and Exhaust Systems * Engine Electrical Systems * Emissions and Engine Control Systems * Manual Transmission * Automatic Transmission * Clutch and Driveaxles * Brakes * Suspension and Steering Systems * Body * Chassis Electrical System * Wiring Diagrams
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The Toyota Camry is an vehicle available internationally by the Japanese maker Toyota because 1982, spanning several decades. Originally compact inside size, later Camry models have grown to suit the mid-size classification---although the 2 sizes co-existed inside 1990s. Because the launch of the wide-bodied versions, Camry has been extolled by Toyota because the fast s 2nd "planet car" following the Corolla. In Japan, Camry is exclusive with Toyota Corolla Store retail dealerships. Narrow-body vehicles moreover spawned a rebadged sibling inside Japan, the Toyota Vista---also introduced inside 1982 plus available at Toyota Vista Store places. Diesel gas versions have earlier retailed at Toyota Diesel Store.
The Toyota Camry XV30 is a mid-size automobile which was yielded by Toyota between June 2001 plus January 2006. The XV30 series represented the fifth generation of the Toyota Camry in every markets outside of Japan, that followed a different generational lineage. The XV30 Camry range is split into different model codes indicative of the engine. Four-cylinder models use the ACV30 plus ACV35 codes, with MCV30 plus MCV31 designating the six-cylinder versions.
In September 2001, the 2002 model year Toyota Camry was introduced because a greater sedan just, yet without a station wagon for the very first time. Due with station wagons losing recognition with minivans plus crossover SUVs, the Camry wagon was changed by the Sienna minivan as well as the Highlander SUV, both cars using the Camry s platform.
Development of the XV30 started inside 1997 following release of the XV20 beneath chief engineer Kosaku Yamada. By 1999, 26 months before scheduled manufacturing, a hot shape by Hiroyuki Metsugi was selected plus later frozen for June 2001 creation. The creation development task was reduced by 10 months, within the before XV20 s 36 months with 26 months.
The front end of the vehicle was reasonably brief, exiting a lot of the size with the cabin, a technique adopted by compact vehicles. On the other hand with the very squat XV20 Camry, the XV30 generation had been a decidedly tall car. It was 64 mm taller plus had a 51 mm longer wheelbase than the past model. The coefficient of drag had been reduced with Cd=0.28.
Two motors were accessible an all-new 2.4-liter 2AZ-FE VVT-i I4 engine along with a carry over 3.0-liter 1MZ-FE V6 engine. Both machines inside the United States were ULEV licensed. Any model can be built with a V6 or perhaps a 4-speed automatic transmission, though the manual transmission wasn't accessible about V6 models. The Camry s front suspension employed MacPherson struts installed with a front sub-frame whilst the back suspension chosen a double link setup furthermore installed with its own back sub-frame.
For protection ABS, Car Stability Control, front plus back head side curtain airbags, plus front seat-mounted torso side airbags were optional. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the Camry Great total inside their frontal offset crash test. In their side impact test a Great total rating was provided with models built with side airbags, when models without side airbags were provided a Poor total rating.
In Australia plus New Zealand, the 2002 with 2006 Camry is obtainable in five different trims: the Altise, Ateva, Sportivo, Grande, plus Azura. The Altise, Ateva, plus Sportivo are accessible with either the 2.4 L four-cylinder or the 3.0 L V6 engine, while the Grande plus Azura were just accessible with all the V6. Just the Altise plus Sportivo models can be fitted with a manual transmission --- all alternative models are built with a four-speed automatic transmission. In 2003, the V6-powered Altise Sport model was introduced, that is basically the Altise model with all the sports suspension which was fitted found on the Sportivo plus Azura models plus was obtainable in guide plus automatic transmission. The Australian plus New Zealand Camry Sportivo corresponds about with the American Camry SE.
2002--2004 Toyota Camry Altise
2004--2006 Toyota Camry Sportivo
2002--2004 Toyota Camry Altise sedan
2004--2006 Toyota Camry Altise
2003 Toyota Camry Sportivo
The Australian plus New Zealand models were greatly different within the alternative Camry models all over the world plus had about 77% nearby developed components with suit Australian plus New Zealand roads plus driving conditions. The brakes, body panels, headlights, seats, radio antenna plus suspension were all nearby developed following 10,000 km of extensive testing inside New Zealand beneath the guidance of Toyota technicians. Power output found on the Altise Sport, V6 Sportivo plus Azura models was 145 kW compared with all the 141 kW of the standard V6 models due with a high-flow back muffler.
Whenever the revised range was introduced inside Australia plus New Zealand inside September 2004, the Grande model was reintroduced that, together with all the Azura model, were the top-of-the-range models. The Grande yet was fitted with all the standard suspension instead of the sports suspension because fitted found on the Azura model. The Grande plus Azura models have Satellite Navigation because standard equipment, plus were the initial Toyota models inside Australia with be fitted with all the brand-new Toyota Link program. The Toyota Link program is a state-of-the-art satellite plus mobile SMS GSM communications program which offers the driver access with roadside assistance plus emergency aid through the electrochromatic back see mirror. In August 2005 the Altise Sport model was reintroduced together with Altise Limited which has extra qualities. The Ateva model had an inside upgrade with leather trim plus back passenger air conditioner vents. The Altise was repositioned because a fleet model as well as the guide transmission was no longer accessible about V6 Sportivo models from January 2006 creation. Automatic Camrys inside Australia nonetheless utilized the dated four-speed considering it retained the 3.0 V6 engine.
A amount of milestones were accomplished with this generation s Camry inside Australia. The 1 millionth Camry integrated Australia plus 10 millionth Camry internationally rolled off the creation line at Altona inside September 2004. In May 2006 Toyota Australia exported the 500,000th Camry with New Zealand, inside recognition of the relationship between Toyota Australia plus Toyota New Zealand. More than 90% of Australian Camry exports are left-hand drive cars with Middle East nations including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, as well as the United Arab Emirates. The overseas need for the Australian-made Camry continues to be running at record degrees, inspite of the launch of a all-new model inside August 2006.
The second-generation Avalon grew heavier inside virtually each regard. It was nevertheless based found on the stretched Camry platform plus was driven with a 3.0 liter 1MZ-FE V6 engine loaded with VVT-i, shared with all the Toyota Sienna, Lexus RX300, Lexus ES, as well as the Toyota Highlander, generating 210 hp plus 220 lb ft. of torque plus paired with a 4-speed automatic. The styling stayed traditional with appeal with elder customers as well as the coefficient of drag had been reduced with 0.28 Cd.
2003--2004 Toyota Avalon XLS
This Avalon was obtainable in 2 trims: the standard XL as well as the upscale XLS. Standard qualities include electroluminescent Optitron gauges, 4-wheel disk ABS, front torso side airbags plus 15" alloy wheels. Optional attributes include a JBL sound program, a navigation program, Car Stability Control, along with a front row bench seat, permitting as much as six passengers---a distinguishable characteristic of big sized vehicles. But the front center seat is a tight fit for an adult passenger. Dual climate control, heavier 16" wheels, plus driver s plus passenger s force seats were moreover accessible.
This second-generation Avalon equally showcased a built-in 115V AC energy inverter, the initial auto with such a feature. This feature was dropped inside the third-generation Avalon; yet, the Toyota Matrix, Sienna plus Scion models today provide this feature.
The Avalon received a mid-cycle facelift for the 2003 model year, with a new grille plus modified headlights plus taillights. The minor interior changes included a woodgrain-style trimmed steering wheel for the XLS, somewhat modified gauges, along with a chrome emblem steering wheel added onto the XL.
This second-generation Avalon was additionally exported with the Japanese marketplace because the Toyota Pronard, substituting the first-generation available because the Avalon. The Japanese Toyota Pronard was reassigned from Toyopet Store plus was today exclusive with Toyota Vista Store places. Due with bad sales, Toyota didn't export the third-generation Avalon with Japan; therefore, the Toyota Pronard has been discontinued.
In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety frontal crash test the Avalon received a "Good" total score with all the "Good" in every six calculated categories.
Between 1979 plus 1982, the Camry nameplate was delegated with a four-door sedan model inside Japan, termed as the Celica Camry. Whenever Camry became an independent model line inside 1982 with all the V10 series, Toyota produced it accessible because a five-door liftback inside addition with the sedan body style---both driven by gasoline plus diesel inline-four machines. At this point, Camry, today an global model line, was placed above the Carina plus Corona, 2 different similar-sized cars produced by Toyota. The next Camry V20 series, debuted inside 1986 following much the same formula because its predecessor. A station wagon substituted the liftback body variant along with a V6 engine choice arrived. At the same time, Japan-only hardtop sedans prepared their first.
The business changed the V20 inside 1990 with all the V30 sedan plus hardtop, however, this model series was exclusive with Japan. Automotive taxes laws because nation dictated the retention of the narrower body because used inside past Camry decades. But, overseas need for a heavier Camry lead to the development of the wide-body XV10 sedan plus station wagon which arrived inside 1991. Japan furthermore received the wider XV10 because the Toyota Scepter . The organization then issued an XV10-bodied coup inside 1993 that has been spun-off inside 1998 because an independent model line, titled Camry Solara. Whenever the Japanese marketplace received a fresh narrow-body V40 series inside 1994 with substitute V30, the wide-body XV10 continued unchanged. Its substitution, the XV20, arrived inside 1996---named Camry Gracia inside Japan. It wasn't till the narrow V40 ended manufacture inside 1998 which the Camry inside Japan was with again mirror the vehicles available internationally.
Japanese sedans dropped the Gracia suffix inside 1999, though it was retained by the wagon till its 2001 demise---withdrawn within the marketplace due with declining recognition. From 1998, the Vista ended its Camry alignment, plus rather branched into an independent model line with all the V50 series for an additional generation before the nameplate was withdrawn inside 2003. The next wide-body model, the XV30, came inside 2001. Then available just because a sedan, it today available 2 different front- plus rear-end shape treatments. Japan plus many international markets received 1 style; a separate, more traditional variation covered markets inside East plus Southeast Asia. With the XV40 of 2006, the Camry-derived Aurion become the donor model for the more traditional Camry available inside this area. The next plus present XV50 available because 2011 has lead to more markets adopting the alternative body panels, including Japan plus Eastern Europe.
Competing with mainstream plus more affordable models inside Japan plus many export markets, for alternative East plus Southeast Asian markets, the Camry is enjoyed because a deluxe vehicle where it sells strongly. In the United States, except for 2001, the Camry has been the best-selling passenger automobile as much as 2013 because 1997. The Camry additionally sells perfectly inside Australia plus more lately inside the Middle East plus Eastern Europe. Up till 2004, little numbers had been exported with Western Europe. Despite global achievement, plus early achievement inside Japan, the later wide-body models have been a low-volume model inside its house marketplace of Japan.
The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a kind of internal combustion 4 cylinder engine with all 4 cylinders installed inside a straight line, or airplane over the crankcase. The single bank of cylinders can be oriented inside either a vertical or an inclined airplane with the pistons driving a usual crankshaft. Where it's inclined, it happens to be occasionally called a slant-four. In a specification chart or whenever an abbreviation is selected, an inline-four engine is indexed either because I4 or L4.
The inline-four design is within best main balance plus confers a degree of mechanical simplicity that makes it prevalent for economy vehicles. But, despite its simplicity, it suffers from a secondary imbalance that causes minor vibrations inside small motors. These vibrations become more effective because engine size plus force heighten, thus the more effective motors utilized inside bigger vehicles mostly are more complex designs with over 4 cylinders.
Today most producers of four-cylinder motors for vehicles provide the inline-four design, with Subaru s flat-four engine being a notable exception, so four-cylinder is synonymous with along with a more popular expression than inline-four. The inline-four is the most commonly known engine configuration inside contemporary vehicles, when the V6 engine is the 2nd most well known. In the late 2000s, with car producers creating efforts with lessen emissions; plus heighten gas efficiency due with the significant cost of oil as well as the financial recession, the proportion of unique cars available inside the U.S. with four-cylinder motors rose from 20 % with 47 % between 2005 plus 2008, very inside mid-size cars where a decreasing quantity of customers have selected the V6 performance way.
Introduced only with Japan inside July 1990, the Camry V30 carried forward the four-door sedan along with a differently styled hardtop sedan. Like before, either form might be had inside a Vista branded range with revised styling. Both bodies might moreover shape the basis of enlarged wide-body XV10 versions from September 1991, aimed basically at global markets. The V30 stayed small than the XV10 to provide customers a car in the "5-number" registration category concerning outdoor dimensions plus engine displacement for Japanese car size laws. The rules needed a body width beneath 1.7 meters, size below four.7 meters, plus machines at or under 2000 cc. Sedans inside the wide-body structure might market abroad because the Camry XV10---identical with the small V30 inside many respects except for the front- plus rear-end styling grafted with an otherwise unchanged body plus interior. Hardtop sedans might engender the deluxe Lexus ES 300, that again might couple the existing side profile with rehashed front, back, plus inside designs. The export-oriented ES 300 might market because the Toyota Windom inside Japan.
Dimensions grew somewhat with sedan body size extended with 4,600 millimeters, as well as for the Vista plus Camry hardtops with 4,630 plus 4,370 millimeters, respectively. Penned by Osamu Shikado, the V30 s shape is a lot rounder compared to the V20 series. Sedans purge the V20 s six-window greenhouse for a four-part setup with integrated window sashes. Up front, the sedan s curved headlamps converge with a slimline grille insert; hardtops receive a slimmer front assembly with narrower lights, as well as the C-pillar is raked more sharply. Base vehicles gain full body-colour coding of peripheral outdoor components.
The four-wheel strut/coil suspension carried over within the V20, though because choice about high-end front-drive trims, Toyota added a wheel-stroke-sensitive Toyota Electronic Modulated Suspension plus speed sensitive four-wheel steering.
The accessible powerplants were 3 twin-cam inline-four engines---the 1.8-liter 4S-FE, and the 3S-FE plus higher-performance 3S-GE 2.0-liter units. Toyota furthermore created accessible the 2.0-liter 2C-T turbo-diesel inline-four, as well as for the flagship Camry Prominent just, the 2.0-liter 1VZ-FE gasoline V6.
An up-to-date model appeared inside July 1992. The range of changes ranged from a brand-new, heavier grille along with a revised air conditioner device. At the same time the ZX touring package appeared inside destination of GT, that Toyota discontinued inside combination with its 3S-GE.
The JM series Apollo arrived at Holden dealerships inside March 1993, based found on the enlarged Toyota Camry. These SDV10/VDV10 Toyotas had been introduced with Australia a month earlier, inside February 1993.
1993--1995 Holden Apollo SLX sedan
The bigger size of the unique auto was seriously advertised by Toyota because the "wide-body" Camry. Holden s advertising differed inside this sense, with a more subdued tone to aid set it aside. Holden was equally granted extra shape input with all the brand-new JM model, found on the grounds of further differentiation between it as well as the Camry clone. Following the establishment of UAAI, Holden instituted a high-security shape centre in the firm responsible for producing graphic distinction between venture models. Its autonomy plus secrecy within the rest of the fast permitted the exchange of info in regards to the brand-new Camry from 1989, therefore permitting a unique-to-Apollo identity with be crafted. The end happen was an Apollo with its own bumper, bonnet, grille plus headlamp assemblage up front, combined with a markedly different back, with re-styled tail lights along with a decklid-mounted, because opposed with bumper-mounted, registration plate cavity.
Mechanically, the Apollo s setup had been a verbatim copy of the Camry, with steering plus suspension calibrations left unchanged. Likewise, the powertrains were moreover because fitted with the Toyota with a twin-cam, EFI 2.2 litre 5S-FE straight-four producing 93 kilowatts plus 185 newton metres, with an optional quad-cam EFI 3.0 litre 3VZ-FE V6 creating 136 kilowatts plus 264 newton metres. This figure is 3 kilowatts down found on the similar Camry V6. These V6-engined Apollos showcased larger-diameter 15-inch wheels over the 14-inch diameter employed found on the 2.2. The 2.2 litre models additionally showcased a five-speed guide because standard fitment, though an optional electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission was available at an additional cost---standard as well as the sole choice about V6s.
Both four-door sedan plus five-door station wagon variants were accessible because before, though trim degrees were limited with SLX plus GS. The SLX was aimed at fleet markets, fitted with force steering, a radio cassette player, a remote boot plus gas limit launch, plus electrical side-view mirrors. The sedan-only SLX V6 added four-wheel disk brakes over the 2.2 model s front-disc, rear-drum design, with anti-lock brakes found on the V6 accessible because a choice. Wagons without ABS fitted created do with a load-sensing valve system with control back brake lock-up. The high GS trim built found on the SLX level, adding 60/40 split-fold back seats, varying intermittent windscreen wipers, a four-speaker stereo, tachometer, central locking along with a more luxurious inside upholstery design.
At the same time because Toyota s Camry upgrade inside April 1994, Apollo requirements were additionally uprated somewhat. SLXs today had a four- plus GSs a six-speaker stereo program, up from 2 plus 4, respectively. The SLX furthermore received a tachometer plus back mudflaps, whilst the GS variant gained standard fitment cruise control plus energy windows. A 2nd update inside June 1994 fitted a driver s airbag because standard about all models bar the four-cylinder SLX.
TEMS consisted of 4 shock absorbers installed at all 4 wheels, plus might be selected inside either an automatic or driver chosen mode based found on the installation of the program selected. The development was installed about top-level Toyota items with 4 wheel independent suspension, labeled PEGASUS. Because of the nature of the development, TEMS was installed about cars with front plus back independent suspensions.
Based about road conditions, the program might heighten or decrease ride damping force for specific scenarios. The TEMS program was conveniently installed with suit ride comfort, plus road handling stability about little suspensions, adding a amount of ride modification found about greater, higher priced deluxe cars.
As the Japanese recession of the early 1990s started with take impact, the program was enjoyed because an unwanted cost because customers were less inclined with buy items plus services enjoyed because "luxury" plus more focused about standard requirements. TEMS installation was nevertheless accomplished about cars that have been considered luxurious, like the Toyota Crown, Toyota Century, Toyota Windom, as well as the Toyota Supra plus Toyota Soarer sports vehicles.
Recently the development has been installed about deluxe minivans like the Toyota Alphard, Toyota Noah as well as the Toyota Voxy. The TEMS program has been newly called "Piezo TEMS", "Skyhook TEMS" "Infinity TEMS" plus more lately "AVS".
A defogger, demister, or defroster is a program with well-defined condensation plus thaw frost within the windshield, backglass, and/or side windows of the engine car.
For main defogging, heat is usually offered by the car s engine coolant through the heater core; fresh air is blown by the heater core plus then ducted with plus distributed over the inside surface of the windshield with a blower. This air is within many situations initially dehumidified by passing it from the car s working air conditioner evaporator. Such dehumidification makes the defogger more efficient plus quicker, for the dried air has a better ability with absorb water within the glass where it's guided.
Secondary defoggers, like those employed about a car s backglass and/or side see mirrors, usually comprise of the series of parallel linear resistive conductors inside or found on the glass. When force is used, these conductors heat up, thawing ice plus evaporating condensation within the glass. These conductors can be composed of the silver-ceramic information printed plus baked onto the inside surface of the glass, or can be a series of really fine cables embedded in the glass. The surface-printed range is inclined with damage by abrasion, however, is repaired conveniently with a conductive paint information.
Resistive-heat defoggers are built with an automatic timer to work for a set time period of 10 with 15 minutes before flipping off. This really is because most defogging is attained in which timeframe, following that the car s heater has commonly brought the interior of the car with a warm enough temperature which the fog refuses to recur. However, if this might be not the case, the driver could activate the program again when it has timed out. There is a telltale found on the car dashboard, usually found on the defogger switch, with allow the driver understand the program is active.
A steering column will additionally do the following secondary functions:
vitality dissipation administration inside the event of the frontal collision;
supply mounting for: the multi-function switch, column lock, column wiring, column shroud, transmission gear selector, gauges or additional instruments in addition to the electro engine plus gear units found inside EPAS plus SbW systems;
provide change with suit driver preference
In automotive electronics, electronic control device is a generic expression for any embedded program which controls 1 or even more of the electric program or subsystems inside a engine car.
Kinds of ECU include electronic/engine control component, powertrain control component, transmission control component, brake control component, central control component, central timing component, general electronic component, body control component, suspension control component, control device, or control component. Taken together, these systems are occasionally called the vehicle s computer. Occasionally 1 assembly provides many of the individual control modules
Many contemporary engine cars have about 80 ECUs. Embedded software inside ECUs continue with strengthen inside line count, complexity, plus sophistication. Managing the improving complexity plus amount of ECUs inside a car has become a key challenge for authentic equipment producers.
An airbag is a car protection device. It is an resident restraint program consisting of the flexible cloth envelope or pillow crafted with inflate quickly throughout an car collision. Its cause is with cushion occupants throughout a crash plus offer security with their bodies whenever they strike inside objects including the steering wheel or perhaps a window. Modern cars could contain numerous airbag modules inside many side plus frontal places of the passenger seating positions, plus sensors can deploy 1 or even more airbags inside an impact zone at varying rates based found on the kind, angle plus severity of impact; the airbag is made with just inflate inside moderate with serious frontal accidents. Airbags are usually made with the intention of supplementing the security of a resident whom is properly restrained with a seatbelt. Most designs are inflated by pyrotechnic signifies plus could just be operated when. New side-impact airbag modules comprise of compressed air cylinders which are caused inside the event of the side impact car impact.
The initial commercial designs were introduced inside passenger cars throughout the 1970s with limited achievement. Broad commercial adoption of airbags happened inside countless markets throughout the late 1980s plus early 1990s with a driver airbag, along with a front passenger airbag too about several cars; plus various contemporary cars today include 4 or even more units.
In 1988, Chrysler was the initial US business with install standard driver s side air bags. They came inside six lines of its excellent amount creation passenger vehicles. The following year, Chrysler became the initially US car producer with install driver-side air bags in every its domestic-built vehicles. All versions of the Chrysler minivans came with airbags beginning January 1991. In 1992, the Jeep Grand Cherokee became the initially SUV with airbags inside the market. Driver plus passenger air bags became standard equipment in every Dodge Intrepid, Eagle Vision, plus Chrysler Concorde sedans before any laws. Early 1993 saw the 4-millionth air bag-equipped Chrysler car roll off the assembly line. In October 1993, the Dodge Rams became the initial pickup pickups with airbags.
The US Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 necessary passenger vehicles plus light pickups built following September 1, 1998 with have air bags for the driver as well as the proper front passenger. In the US, NHTSA estimated which air bags had saved over 4,600 lives by September 1, 1999; though, the crash deployment experience of the early 1990s installations indicated which certain deaths plus severe injuries were not surprisingly caused by air bags. In 1998, NHTSA with initiated modern rules for advanced air bags which gave automakers more flexibility inside devising powerful technological solutions. The revised rules equally needed improved security for occupants of different models whether they employ seat belts, when reducing the danger with babies, youngsters, plus additional occupants caused by air bags.
In Europe, airbags were virtually completely missing from family vehicles till the early 1990s. The initial European Ford with feature an airbag was the facelifted Escort MK5b inside 1992; in per year, the whole Ford range had at smallest 1 airbag because standard. By the mid-1990s, European marketplace leaders like Vauxhall/Opel, Rover, Peugeot, Renault plus Fiat had included airbags because at smallest optional equipment over their model ranges. By the finish of the decade, it was quite uncommon to obtain a mass marketplace automobile without an airbag, plus several late 1990s goods, including the Volkswagen Golf Mk4 furthermore showcased side airbags. The Peugeot 306 is 1 illustration of European mass marketplace vehicles development beginning from early 1993 whenever these fresh models didn't even have a driver s airbag because an alternative, nevertheless by 1999, even side airbags were accessible about many variants. On the other hand, Audi was late to provide airbag systems about a broader scale, because even with the 1994 model year its common models didn't provide airbags. Instead, the German automaker till then relied only about its proprietary procon-ten restraint program.
During the 2000s, side-impact airbags became commonplace about even low- with mid-range cars, including the smaller-engined versions of the Ford Fiesta plus Peugeot 206, plus curtain airbags were moreover becoming normal qualities about mass marketplace vehicles. The Toyota Avensis, introduced inside 1998, was the initially mass marketplace auto with be available inside Europe with 9 airbags. In certain nations, like Russia, airbags continue to be not standard equipment about all vehicles, like those created by Lada.
Variable force deployment front airbags were developed to aid reduce injury within the airbag itself.