Booster seat that activates air bag


Neil McDonald

Can't find any adult booster seat for the front passenger, that the would turn on the air bag. Always shows "air bag off" if we use a cushion.


CPSDarren - Admin
Staff member
Usually it is a weight sensor that should definitely cause the airbag to be ON for a 150 lb. person. This might need to be checked by a Kia dealer.

There are no belt-positioning booster seats approved for that weight. Adults are less likely to need one for poor shoulder belt fit. Unlike a child, they should know better than to put the shoulder belt behind their arm or back if it is rubbing on their neck. If it is a basic seat cushion for comfort, the airbag should still be enabled for that weight of person and would still need to be checked by a Kia dealer to make sure the airbag sensor is working properly.

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