Subcompact luxury sedans often serve as the entry points into a luxury brand’s lineup, but it’s still important to check how quiet they are! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each subcompact luxury car we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the newest models, like the 2024 Acura Integra Type S, as well as the Mercedes CLA 250, Audi A3, Audi S3, and BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile RatingSpecial Notes
22Mercedes CLA 25055.53
24Audi A355.74
24Acura Integra A-Spec57.13
24Mercedes CLA 25057.63
23Audi S357.94
22Audi A359.34
24Acura Integra Type S64.44Rough Road