A COMFORTABLE AND SOFT RIDE (TOO SOFT)

Behind the wheel of the new Optima it’s easy to point out several more faults – although there are certainly some positive aspects to the driving experience as well.

On the down-size, the car rides far too loosely on its suspension. It bobs and sways and when you put your foot into it and change lanes on the highway the steering becomes vague as the sedan rolls back on its suspension.

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