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Old 11-21-2012, 12:34 PM   #1
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Cabin sound levels

Just for shiz and grins I used a smartphone app to measure cabin noise in my new 2013 focus. This is what I saw:

1) 58-60 db at idle
2) 75-80 db at cruise. 75 was typical, 80 when going over bumps etc.

Anyone else want to add some data points?

For comparison purposes, car and driver said the Buick Verano was library quite - 68 db at cruise.

I plan to test my Wife's Buick Enclave in the next day or two.


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3) 74-76 when Gangnam Style, Call me maybe, or anything by One Direction comes on and I have passengers. We sit in silence.
4) 90 when any of the above comes on and I don't have passengers. I rock out.
5) 78 when my Front Struts clunk.
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3) 74-76 when Gangnam Style, Call me maybe, or anything by One Direction comes on and I have passengers. We sit in silence.
4) 90 when any of the above comes on and I don't have passengers. I rock out.
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Yes, I can see now where my original post was less specifc than it might have been on the data I was looking for. :)

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Checked it again on the highway at 70mph with cruise control on and HVAC off. Held pretty steady at 80db.

My wife's enclave was about 76 db at similar speed.
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What app? Let me know and I'll add some data. I'm on my winters right now and it tends to be a little quieter in the car than it is when I'm on the PS3s.
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Old 11-24-2012, 04:04 PM   #7
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Hi:

I am using this one:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...=kr.sira.sound
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