2012 Nissan Quest LE: Steering Feel?
May 03, 2012
The memories of last weekend's fun are fading fast, but looking through some photos today reminds me of the last 15 miles of twisting road before we reached our destination. And the way the Quest's steering felt on them.
Or, rather, the way it didn't.
That the Quest's electric-over-hydraulic power steering system isn't as good as many fully electric systems is somewhat surprising. But that's the case. Even Mr. Social Responsibility agrees -- the Quest's steering is unencumbered by feel as its front tires approach their grip limit. Mercifully, they scream in protest so one is given some warning that things are going awry.
Even so, that didn't stop him from putting that Odyssey away in no time flat.
Josh Jacquot, Senior editor