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Old 02-21-2013, 09:39 AM   #18
Otis the Sasquatch
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Originally Posted by A-Bone View Post
Is the ride pretty quiet on top of your other adjectives??

I am longing for a car that it exceptionally quiet (road, engine, etc)...
Quiet = Buick. They have put a LOT of effort and research in that area. Resonant frequency and airflow management, double-pane glass, and a buttload of the Good sound-deadening material. My BIL bought a Lucern a couple of years ago (after owning two Rivieras). First thing he did was take me out on the highway to show me the "18-wheeler test" the salesman had preformed on him on his test drive.

He rolled the passenger's window down, pulled me up next to a tractor-trailer, then rolled the window back up. Complete quiet!

BTW; There is a proven link between Noise and Fatigue. A quieter car can allow you more miles-per-day w/ less stress.

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