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Old 01-02-2013, 09:38 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by fomenter View Post
I'm buying a 13 focus SE (Auto) on friday. Can anybody tell me the difference in terms driving comfort between these two vehicles . I'm concerned that I would have more road noises in the HB model!!...

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Originally Posted by misfire View Post
drive both to see. Im pretty sure neither is louder. I traded in my 2010 Focus SES sedan for my 2012 Focus SEL hatch and I love having a hatch. Im not limited with cargo like I was before and I really like the styling of the rear of the hatch.
The hatchback has additional NVH pads behind the trunk trim to absorb the road noises that could get into the cabin from the rear wheel houses (shock towers) where the sedan has the bulkhead sealing off the trunk with the seats up. Therefore it should be at least as quiet if not quieter than the sedan.
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