2012 Ford Explorer XLT EcoBoost: "Inflatable" Belts
February 02, 2012
Our Explorer is equipped with a $595 option called BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross traffic alert and inflatable rear seatbelts for second-row outboard-seating positions. These are essentially seatbelts with integral airbags. No wonder those buckles and receivers look chunky. Follow the jump to see how they work...
Would you pay extra for this safety enhancement?
Chief Road Test Editor, Chris Walton @ 9,334 miles