Best Project Cars 3 Controller Settings

Best Project Cars 3 Controller Settings
Author Alessio Lorandi
Alessio Lorandi
April 25, 2022

Looking for the best Project Cars 3 settings for playing on a controller?

As you can imagine, having proper controller settings can make a pretty big difference to your lap times and overall performance.

Best Project Cars 3 Controller Settings

In fact, if your sensitivity, deadzone, and calibration are set properly then you’ll likely be much faster and do even fewer mistakes on track.

Our list of controls should be a really good starting point though remember that everyone’s preferences are different so experiment a bit to see what works best for you.

Can you Play Project Cars 3 with a Controller?

Yes, you can definitely play PC3 despite it being a bit more difficult than racing on a fully-fledged steering wheel.

Can you Play Project Cars 3 with a Controller?

In fact you might lack that extra bit of car control that would take you to a whole new level.

Despite that, playing on a controller could actually be a good idea for those that just wanted to play the game occasionally without breaking the bank.

What controllers are best for Project Cars 3?

The best controllers for Project Cars 3 are undoubtedly the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One controllers.

Both are by Microsoft and offer great build quality, reliability and fantastic button mapping options that make them ideal for any racing game.

Project Cars 3 Controller settings List

Our recommended controller settings to be fast in Project Cars 3 are:

  • Automatic clutch = On
  • Strength = 50
  • Tune = 50
  • Vibration = 40
  • Menu spring strength = 100
  • Steering deadzone = 0
  • Steering sensitivity = 30
  • Throttle deadzone = 0
  • Throttle sensitivity = 30
  • Brake deadzone = 0
  • Brake sensitivity = 30
  • Clutch deadzone = 0
  • Clutch Sensitivity = 50
  • RPM/Gear display = Yes

In order to change these settings, head over to “Options” and then to “Wheel & Force feedback“.

Project Cars 3 Controller settings List

You’ll find plenty of other options to tune in there but we believe that these are the most important ones.

If you’re not really happy with how your car handles then make sure to experiment with the different settings until you find something that works for you.

A word of caution though, don’t make the changes too drastic as it may take you a while to get used to the new setup.


So here were our recommended Project Cars 3 controller settings that should help you get faster lap times and be more competitive online.

Don’t forget to experiment a bit with the different settings to find out what works best for you.

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

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About the autor

Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.






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