Cabin Noise Scores

By viewer request I will be compiling the results of my weekly cabin noise measurements here so it is easier to compare vehicles to one another. If I have time I’ll go back and insert the results from the last few years but it may take a while.


Year Make Model dB at 50 MPH
2016 Acura ILX 71dB
2014 Acura RDX 74dB
2017 Acura MDX Hybrid 69dV
2015 Acura MDX 69dB
2018 Acura TLX A-Spec AWD 70dB
2015 Acura TLX 3.5L V6 69dB
2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti 70.5dB
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti 71dB
2015 Audi A3 2.0T 71dB
2015 Audi A3 Cabrio 72dB
2016 Audi A3 e-Tron 70.5dB
2018 Audi A5 Coupe Prestige 73.5dB
2018 Audi Q5 I4 Turbo 72dB
2015 Audi Q5 TDI 70dB
2015 BMW 435i Convertible 70dB
2018 BMW 530e Plug-In 69dB
2017 BMW i3 Range Extender 75dB
2015 BMW i3 Range Extender 69dB
2018 BMW M550i xDrive 70dB
2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i 66dB
2017 Buick Encore Sport Touring/Premium 70dB
2017 Buick LaCrosse Premium FWD 70dB
2015 Buick LaCrosse 3.6L 67dB
2017 Cadillac CT6 3.0T V6 AWD 70dB
2014 Cadillac CTS V-Sport 70dB
2015 Cadillac ELR 69.5dB
2017 Cadillac XT5 Platinum 69.5dB
2018 Chevrolet Bolt Premier 72dB
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Premier 71.5dB
2016 Chevrolet Impala V6 69dB
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Platinum 70dB
2015 Chrysler 200 V6 FWD 70dB
2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 72dB
2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso 75dB
2014 Fiat 500 Pop 74dB
2018 Fiat 500X Lounge 74dB
2016 Ford Explorer Platinum 71dB
2015 Ford Fiesta SFE 68.5dB
2014 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan 72dB
2014 Ford Fusion Energi 69dB
2015 Ford Fusion 1.5 68dB
2017 Ford Raptor Super Cab 68.5dB
2017 Ford Super Duty F250 Diesel V8 71dB
2018 Genesis G80 3.3T Sport 67dB
2017 Genesis G90 3.3T RWD 68.5dB
2017 GMC Acadia Denali 71dB
2014 GMC Sierra Denali 6.2L 67dB
2015 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L 68.5dB
2014 Honda Accord Plug-In 69dB
2018 Honda Civic Type-R 74dB
2018 Honda Civic Si 73.5dB
2017 Honda Civic Sport 73dB
2014 Honda Civic EX 72dB
2018 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell 68dB
2017 Honda CR-V Touring 70dB
2015 Honda CR-V 70dB
2015 Honda Fit 73dB
2018 Honda Odyssey Elite 72dB
2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco 71dB
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport 71dB
2015 Hyundai Elantra GT 72dB
2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 67dB
2018 Hyundai Ioniq EV Ultimate 72dB
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Ultimate 73dB
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate 71dB
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 69.5dB
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco 70dB
2017 Hyundai Veloster Turbo 75dB
2018 Infiniti Q503.0T 71dB
2017 Infiniti QX30 Sport 73dB
2015 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid 67dB
2018 Infiniti QX80 V8 68dB
2017 Jaguar F-Pace R-Sport 70dB
2018 Jaguar XE 3.5T AWD 69.5dB
2017 Jeep Cherokee Overland 70dB
2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.6L 68.5dB
2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk 71dB
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Diesel 68dB
2017 Kia Cadenza Limited 68.5dB
2018 Kia Forte5 SX 72dB
2015 Kia K900 67dB
2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Touring 72dB
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Plug-In 70dB
2018 Kia Rio Hatchback EX 72dB
2017 Kia Soul ! Turbo 73dB
2014 Kia Soul ! 71dB
2015 Kia Soul EV 71dB
2014 Lexus CT 200h 70dB
2014 Lexus GX 460 67dB
2018 Lexus LS 400H 70dB
2018 Lexux LS 500 69dB
2015 Lexus LX 570 69dB
2015 Lexus RX 450h 68dB
2017 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 70.5dB
2015 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 70dB
2018 Mazda CX-5 GT Premium 70dB
2014 Mazda Mazda3 5-Door 72dB
2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Manual 75dB
2015 Mercedes C300 4Matic 68dB
2014 Mercedes CLA 250 73dB
2014 Mercedes E250 Bluetec 4Matic 73dB
2017 Mercedes Metris 72dB
2015 MINI Cooper 72dB
2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 68dB
2018 Nissan Leaf SL 71dB
2015 Nissan Murano 70dB
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport 71dB
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport 72dB
2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid SL Premium 70dB
2014 Nissan Rogue SL 68dB
2017 RAM 1500 Crew Cab Short Bed V8 74dB
2015 RAM ProMaster City 74.5dB
2014 Scion FR-S Manual 74dB
2016 Subaru Crosstrek 73dB
2015 Subaru Forester XT 74dB
2018 Subaru Impreza Premium 73.5dB
2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid 70dB
2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE 72dB
2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid 70dB
2017 Toyota Carolla iM CVT 73dB
2018 Toyota C-HR XLE 74dB
2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE 71dB
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Advanced 73.5dB
2014 Toyota Sienna V6 69dB
2015 Toyota Sienna V6 69dB
2015 Toyota Yaris 72dB
2018 Volkswagen Atlas S 71dB
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf 69.5dB
2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 70dB
2017 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T SEL 72dB
2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI SEL 72dB
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 73dB
2015 Volkswagen Tiguan 70dB
2015 Volvo S60 T6 FWD (DriveE) 71dB
2015.5 Volvo S60 T5 FWD (DriveE) 69.5dB
2015.5 Volvo V60 Cross Country T5 AWD 69dB
2018 Volvo V90 T6 Cross Country 71dB
2015.5 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD 70dB