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      04-17-2013, 10:13 AM   #153
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Drives: 2013 328 x-drive luxury
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Canada

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Originally Posted by CKau View Post
The only unresolved issue of note is poor sound insulation and high intrusive road noise. They found nothing wrong and even non Runflats (or normal tyres) have cured the problem.

It really irks me that a Hyundai i40 or Nissan pulsar sedan are quieter than my car
Do you have wind noise as well or just the road noise? I have wind noise that becomes obtrusive over 45 mph. If I hold a glove or towel in the upper rear corner of the side window, along the b-pillar, it isolates it nicely. It is the same on the passenger side as well. My dealer is aware of it, but I suspect nothing will be able to be done to fix it, especially at this location. I don't see any gaps or anything that would lead me to believe an adjustment of any type would fix it. I believe it is just an inherent design flaw. I am going to try to get something manufactured to fit in this area that doesn't look as obvious as a towel duct taped to the window.