Straighten Up - 2011 Kia Optima SX Turbo Long-Term Road Test

2011 Kia Optima Long-Term Road Test

2011 Kia Optima SX Turbo: Straighten Up

December 12, 2011

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Our Kia Optima briefly warns its driver (at start up) if its front wheels are pointed askew and in what direction. Is this really necessary? Won't it become obvious the moment the car begins to move? The only other time I've seen this was in a Land Rover (and Porsche Cayenne?) as an off-road assist screen.

Chief Road Test Editor, Chris Walton @ 15,468 miles


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