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#1 dancer

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 12:44 PM

I recently bought a four year old Ka, basic model, very low mileage.

I find I can feel every tiny bump in the road so sometimes get a smooth ride but not often!
Becomes a pain on a long journey.

Are all Kas like this or can something be done about it please?

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#2 ColinFord

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:14 PM

Yes, all Ford Ka's are like that. Most Fords are, in comparison, are vastly inferior to every other car on the road.

Yes, even Skodas.

#3 delboy

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 05:06 PM

I recently bought a four year old Ka, basic model, very low mileage.

I find I can feel every tiny bump in the road so sometimes get a smooth ride but not often!
Becomes a pain on a long journey.

Are all Kas like this or can something be done about it please?


check to see if the ka has been lowerd already but as said
they are a little bumpy ride bt they does hold the road well if you have the wider lowprofile alloys on.
perhaps that's what it maybe the low profile tyres you have ?
mine has them & it's bumpy but you get used to it.
i tend to feel it more as i am more used to my ford galaxy so it's a bit of a shock after driving the gal

#4 Wellz

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Posted 13 September 2008 - 10:54 PM

mine was ok standard to be honest not bumpy at all, now with the 40 profile tyres and coilovers wound down quite low its only a little bumpy ;)

#5 Rikos

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 09:21 AM

Not built for comfort i'm afraid. If you want a smooth ride and more comfort you have to buy a car built for it!

#6 Ricksta7

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:03 PM

I have recently upgraded from my Ford Ka Collection, to Fiesta Style Climate and can honestly feel a massive difference in comfort... from little things like not rubbing shoulders with the person in the seat next to me, to the general feel on the road. I had my car from brand new and only got rid of it because it was coming up to 3 years old. All in all though, I would say, yes, all ford Ka's are a bit of a rough ride.

#7 vinnyvangough

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Posted 17 September 2008 - 11:24 AM

My mum had one and my sister has had 2, and i have to say they are a rough ride, very shoddily built but are also a fun little car. Def just the way a Ford Ka is.

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