Forza Horizon 5 Keyboard Controls List

Looking for the complete list of keyboard controls for playing on Forza Horizon 5?

Few people actually comprehend the value of using keyboard controls.

Not only that, but you could also use play FH5 with your keyboard for a while before switching to a controller or a professional steering wheel.

There are just so many different reasons why you’d want to memorize your keyboard control settings.

In fact, we may even learn some very interesting insights when we start using keyboard shortcuts, such as showing the map and activating “Rewind”.

Can you be fast in FH5 using controls?

Despite being not so efficient as driving a fully-fledged steering wheel, it’s still going to give you a great driving feeling and car control.

Who knows, maybe with the right controls and tons of practice you might even get really fast!

FH5 keyboard controls list

As you might see on Youtube, there are many different combinations of settings you can choose but according to us, this tends to be the fastest and most comfortable solution.

Here’s our recommended list of Forza Horizon 5 keyboard controls:

  • W = Accelerate
  • A = Steer Left
  • S = Brake
  • D = Steer Right
  • Tab = Switch Camera
  • Enter = Activate
  • H = Horn
  • E = Shift Up
  • Q = Shift Down
  • R = Rewind
  • Shift = Clutch
  • Spacebar = Handbrake
  • C = Activate Anna
  • M = Map
  • Esc = Pause/Menu

How many keyboard controls are there in Forza Horizon 5?

There are 15 different keyboard controls that will have each a very useful function in the game.

You may experiment with different versions, but the W – S combination for throttling and braking, together with A- D for steering is the fastest in our opinion.

You’ll be able to get your hand on it relatively quickly and start setting some blistering lap times!


So here were our recommended keyboard controls for Forza Horizon 5.

We hope you’ll now give them a try and that your lap times will finally improve while using your keyboard.

Good luck and we’ll see you on track! 🙂

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