Logic of naming sensors in VW-group is simple it contains "G" (german "Geber") + sensor number. The sensor number is unique. Here you can find fitting location, connectors and pins description, some information about sensors signals.
To our mind, sensors information is reference, so there is only simple search by sensor number.
-G179 Side airbag crash sensor, driver side and -G180 Side airbag
crash sensor, passenger side
The Illustration applies to both the driver side and the
1 = Lock for electrical connector
2 = Electrical connector
3 = Bolt
4 = -G179 Side airbag crash sensor, driver side or
-G180 Side airbag crash sensor, passenger side