It's not a bad question. Our 2002 wagon is more noisy than a comparable sedan, because sound bounces around back there.
I would definitely drive both, if I were you. Hatches seem to be more of a kid thing. So if your a kid, its more up your alley. Me I come from a time of Pinto hatches and have been turned off to hatches ever since.
This is a nice pdf that gives a lot of detail.