Shows the Road - 2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte EX: Shows the Road

November 4, 2013

2014 Kia Forte EX

I knew the route anyway, but I appreciate nav systems like the 2014 Kia Forte's that use clear graphics to tell you, in not so many words, "dummy, stay in your lane, stay on this highway." It shows up only for a half-mile or so before the navigation point, but I find it easier to process this kind of graphic direction than reading from a list of actions.

Also a commendable job of loading the screen with information, yet keeping most of it to the left-hand periphery.

Dan Frio, Automotive Editor


  • greenpony greenpony Posts:

    My wife's Optima has similar graphics. It works well if you're more focused on your GPS than you are on road signs (an easy trap to fall into). The only problem I've noticed is that sometimes it wants you to go through the manual toll lanes instead of the iPass lanes. Not a dealbreaker.

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