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Bumpy ride on an EX? I wonder what you were driving before. I find the suspension and ride above average and only the harshest of bumps make it through to the interior, and are really heard more than felt.

Check your tire psi to make sure they're not overinflated. They should be at 32 front and rear. Mine came from the dealer lot at 45!
 

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Quite an odd question considering the forte sedan and koup alike are supposed to be sporty little rides, not stiff old heavy tanks. I hope that you have considered that in many places right now the roads are just plain CRAP and have been thru a winter from hell. I do not know where you live but have you taken into consideration the conditions of your roads as well as the way you drive. Unless your second car is a Mercedes or Bentley, I don't see any issues with the forte's ride and dont see how you can be disappointed enough in it to complain about it. But Hell, that's just my opinion.
 

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If you still don't like the ride of your forte here is a link to a soundproofing kit that will limit outside rattling and noises:

Shark Racing

Considering the reality is either your roads are bad or your driving to aggressively, this kit will at least take care of the first reason. I cant help you on the later.
 

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you know how you can improve it... drive an SX for a few days then go back to the EX or LX. Enjoy... ride quality is improved. :)

LOL

Lol. I second that. Test drove the ex & lx... Comfy... Bought the sx.... Bumpy... Lol.

Still love it though.
 

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I thought my EX was a bit bumpy on rough roads also, after a few weeks and a little research, I changed out the factory craptires. It's like another car with improved handling....best change I have done so far.

I was going to say something like that.. also if you really wanted if you went with a smaller wheel.. with more rubber on the tire it might ride alittle softer but not handle as well.. your call man:)
 

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my biggest issue with the suspension on my EX is that when I am in an extended curve, for instance, on a freeway interchange or on-ramp, where I am turning the wheel for a prolonged period, if I hit a bump, like the expansion joint in the concrete, the car will "bounce" and I feel like the steering becomes really sensitive, almost as if the electronic steering assist puts too much assist. other than that, in construction areas, I do notice that the EX does seem a bit harsh, but only because my expectations are very high.

ForteKnight has a good point that the Kumho tires that came with my car are not the best in terms of performance and would bet i could gain a lot from switching out the Korean rubber for some BFG or Goodyear tires.
 
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