The 2012 Ford Explorer XLT and Limited editions will now offer optional "Inflatable Rear Safety Belts" in the second-row outboard seating positions.

General Motors has announced a "Front Center Air Bag" will be introduced on the Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia, and Chevrolet Traverse midsize crossovers in the 2013 model year. This new safety feature will be standard on Acadia and Traverse with power seats and all Enclaves.