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How do you find the road noise in your Taos. I've got a 2022 Highline with 21'' Pirelli Scorpion Zero and at highway speeds the noise is quite annoying, same issue with my 17'' winter tires. Never owned a car this noisy. In town it's not bad but should be better. Tires are installed with the outside marking on the outside.

Any suggestions, ideas, feed back?

Besides the noise it's great vehicule :)
 

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I would say 90% of my driving is in town , but when I get on the highway/interstate I definitely notice the increased noise, but its on par with other vehicles I've had in the past.
I just listen to music at an unhealthy volume to drown it out! 😂. (Note: I have the Pirelli Scorpion Zero tires as well)

This reminds of something else I've noticed when I'm driving at speed on a highway. The center of the hood/bonnet closest to the windshield visibly flexes / vibrates a little bit and it was enough to distract me the first time I saw it.
 

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The Pirelli Scorpion Zero are indeed noisy. I just removed my Michelin winter tires and the Pirelli Scorpion Zero make more noise than the winter tires.
I find the Pirelli Scorpion tires to be slightly noisy also. I have the 18" Pirellis and the ride is smooth but you can definitely hear noise from the tires. Overall I've found Pirelli to be a mid-grade tire, at best, regardless of how much they cost (had them on several vehicles now). In my opinion Michelin tires are better in every category.
 

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My 2018 Tiguanhad the pirelli scorpions (18”) and they were loud. Our current Tiguan 2021 has higher profile (17”) Giti tires and they are far quieter and smoother.

But I do remember reviewers saying the Taos had more road noise than some other cars in its class. If it’s anything like the first Gen Tiguan I believe it as our 2015 was annoyingly loud at highway speed.

Are your local highways asphalt or plain concrete? That could explain why some people hear different things from the same car. Our local highways are concrete, usually grooved, and it makes things much louder.
 

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No Complaints here, not to many miles on mine yet (@ 1600) but two upstate trips including 600 miles round trip this weekend and I find the car quiet and very comfortable. Especially compared to my former Nissan Rogue Sport which had much more road noise
 

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I leased a VW Taos 4motion on 4/16/22 and tell you that this vehicle has a noise isolation system defect. The rough pavement feels a lot; the noise is too loud from outside. I am somewhat disappointed with this because when driving many miles the noise is annoying. I am going to make an appoint at my dealer to check this problem. I will tell you later what they told me.
 

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Hello:
I leased a VW Taos 4motion on 4/16/22 and tell you that this vehicle has a noise isolation system defect. The rough pavement feels a lot; the noise is too loud from outside. I am somewhat disappointed with this because when driving many miles the noise is annoying. I am going to make an appoint at my dealer to check this problem. I will tell you later what they told me.
Make sure the tire pressures are correct. 9 times out of 10 the dealers don't bother checking them on a new car and just leave them vastly overinflated (they seem to pump them up to ~45 psi for transport to the dealer).
 

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i do 500 mi round trips with mine all the time and havent noticed excessive road noise ? Ok I am pretty much deaf (LOL) or so everyone tells me, and I drive with the windows open almost always.
With the roads in NY right now believe me there's more road noise in a Benz due to the roads being so bad. I do notice some roads will give me more road noise, AMOF I just listened to a couple vids I made of the car driving by itself in stop and go, and a couple on different highway. In this first one its definitely loud but clearly from the road

Example of mine in what I would say is the loudest I noticed but you can hear the road, it's concrete and you hear the thump thump thump everytime you go over the seam (think window is down also)

Here it is stopping and going in traffic by itself

And lastly here it is on a decent Blacktop Road and i think its fine but hey i do really have some loss of hearing so it could be loud and I just dont hear it, LOL... (again i think the windows open)
 

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Make sure the tire pressures are correct. 9 times out of 10 the dealers don't bother checking them on a new car and just leave them vastly overinflated (they seem to pump them up to ~45 psi for transport to the dealer).
Hello friend: I received the car with 52 psi and i checked the door information: 41 psi. Now the car bearing is a little better
 

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My Taos has 19" Pirelli Scorpion Zero tires and they do seem to create a lot of road noise. The type of surface seems to greatly affect the noise level. I'm going on a road trip on the interstate this weekend. It will be interesting to see if the noise becomes annoying.
 

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Mine came with the 19 inch Scorpions. They weren’t that noisy but. I swapped them for Michelin Cross Climate 2 for the light snow and cold weather here in SW Ontario . To avoid having to do changes twice a year AND to discover if the CC2 is as good as Mich and all the reviewers on YouTube say they are.


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