2015 Kia K900: Simple Audio Controls
November 14, 2014
Just because our 2015 Kia K900 has a serious sound system doesn't mean it also has a complicated control interface. In fact, it's one of the easier setups you'll find in a luxury car.
As you can see, there are knobs and buttons for all the major audio functions. That's a good start. Some systems give you a volume knob while others might throw you a bone and give you a tuning knob too. Here you get both along with buttons that will get you straight to your source of choice.
This seems simple, but when you're sitting in L.A. traffic for hours at a time, the ability to jump between FM stations, satellite radio and Bluetooth audio with the press of a single button is quite nice. It's certainly possible with other systems but they often pack such functions together into one button that requires constant toggling.
Add in the fact that this whole setup takes up a small sliver of dash space and I'd say it's a good use of real estate.
Ed Hellwig, Executive Editor @ 4,211 miles