Kinect Joy Ride was put together in a smart way. It's accessible, there are plenty of different challenges to take on, and constantly unlocking new content is a rewarding feeling. But when it comes to actually driving, Kinect Joy Ride isn't responsive. The steering isn't precise enough to handle twitch corrections and the boosting mechanic is inconsistent.
This is not an unplayable game by any stretch of the imagination, but, Kinect Joy Ride isn't as tight as it needs to be.