► Foamed urethane sponge and foamed sealing material are applied onto the roof panel and pillars to reduce wind and road noise.
► A large-size dash inner silencer, dash outer silencer, hood silencer, and apron silencers and tunnel inner silencer are used to reduce engine and road noise and improve quietness inside the passenger compartment.
► The rear fender liner, which is made of nonwoven felt, is fitted inside the rear wheelhouse in order to minimize grit, water and road noises.
► In place of the asphalt sheet used on conventional models, a vibration damping foam coating is used on the floor of the new model to reduce road noise.
► The thickness of the vibration damping foam coating has been optimally adjusted for the individual portions. As a result, a lightweight coating has been realized.
: Coating Thickness 1.3 mm (0.05 in.) : Coating Thickness 1.8 mm (0.07 in.) : Coating Thickness 2.3 mm (0.09 in.) : Coating Thickness 3.3 mm (0.13 in.) : Coating Thickness 4.7 mm (0.19 in.)
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