Originally Posted by mr30_328
Mine did the same. The force required ended up destroying the backligt housing, which became loose in one corner. I left the car at the dealers for 2 days, and got it back with new housing, and they had also adjusted the trunk so it now shuts with almost no force at all.
Thanks very much everyone for the helpful feedback.
Good to know that you had success in getting the latch adjusted. I'll probably ask the dealer to take a look at it when I take it in later for other service.