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Has anyone experience a hesitation when starting off slow? I sometimes get this and then it lurches forward
 

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Has anyone experience a hesitation when starting off slow? I sometimes get this and then it lurches forward
I have experienced this. It happens mostly when I am on a slope and start off with minimal pressure on the gas pedal. I presume it is one of the idiocentrciteis of a Dual Clutch transmission.I've also noticed placing my foot squarely on the pedal helps too. Having driven an MGB for years, pivoting on my heel is a rather bad habit!
 

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Normal for a Kia DCT perhaps. My BMW M4 and a earlier M3 did not have any issues. Of course I could buy 3 Seltos for the price of one M car.
 

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Mine doesn’t do this. I’m always puzzled when I hear that some have experienced it.
 

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Normal for a Kia DCT perhaps. My BMW M4 and a earlier M3 did not have any issues. Of course I could buy 3 Seltos for the price of one M car.
That's because BMW uses a "wet clutch" rather than Kia's dry clutch. Dry saves money and allows the 7-speed DCT to be a reasonable packaging option for this car, wet would likely be cost-prohibitive.
 

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I was trying to find the release from Kia stating that a slight hesitation and shudder was normal but, for the life of me I can't come across it.
 

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Mine does this as well. Sometimes I put the car in manual sports mode from a stop to avoid the stalled/lag feeling and the lurch that follows.
 
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