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      08-05-2013, 05:59 PM   #1
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F30 320d engine noise compared to F10 520D

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I'm currently the owner of a 520D F10 but soon to be 320D Xdrive, and I must admit whilst the engine is only a 4 cylinder its much quieter than that of the F30 320D - apparently its the same 184BHP engine but why the difference in sound? Is it down to sheer space in the 520, or sound insulation?

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      08-05-2013, 06:57 PM   #2
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I assume you mean inside the car, correct?
In that case it is most definitely the sound deadening working its magic.
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