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Old 06-25-2011, 02:44 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by estoyloco View Post
Ok so I took my car out on the highway this weekend... This is what I noticed. Around 35mph or below the steering wheel is loose almost like no resistance. As I approached 60mph it got tighter and I could feel resistance. Imo it drove great, I could feel the steering more and gave me or felt like I had more control at faster speeds.

I thought it felt natural. Like how a steering wheel should feel. I would not want a loose wheel going 60mph+ and a stiff wheel around town.

If this was Ford's intention on the steering design they get a+ from me.
That's exactly what I experienced during my test drive of an SE model. That's Fords EPAS system doing what it is supposed to do.
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