Dakar Desert Rally

Dakar Desert Rally Controls and Shortcuts Guide

This page covers the complete list of Dakar Desert Rally controls. Dakar Desert Rally is a driving and racing simulation game developed and published by Saber Interactive.

Dakar Desert Rally Controls

The following are the default Dakar Desert Rally key bindings. You can change these default controls by going to the Options > Controls tab.

FunctionKey
Accelerate / ThrottleW
Reverse / BrakeS
Steer LeftA / Left Arrow
Steer Right D / Right Arrow
Gear UpM
Gear DownN
Switch CameraC
Kilometers Scroll UpPage Up
Kilometers Scroll DownPage Down
Next Roadbook NoteX
Previous Roadbook NoteZ
Rear ViewQ
Reset CameraTab
HeadlightsL
Windshield WipersI
Hand Brake / Reposition (Hold)Spacebar
Player Rankings (Online)J
Darak Desert Rally Controls

For the gamepad controller, here are the default controls for the game.

FunctionButton
Accelerate / ThrottleRT
Reverse / BrakeLT
SteerLeft Analog Stick
Gear UpA
Gear DownX
Hand BrakeB
Switch CameraY
Rear ViewR3
Reset CameraL3
HeadlightsD-Pad Left
Windshield WipersD-Pad Right
Previous Roadbook NoteLB
Next Roadbook NoteRB
Kilometers Scroll UpD-Pad Up
Kilometers Scroll DownD-Pad Down
Darak Desert Rally Gamepad Controls

Apart from the keyboard and gamepad controller support, the developer of the game has confirmed that Darak Desert Rally has full steering wheel support. This only means that you should not be facing any major issues when using steering wheel peripherals like Thrustmaster T248, Logitech G923 Trueforce, and more.