Originally Posted by ST Eye
You got your Limited for 20K? That's a great price! My STI is a hatch and I rarely use it's hatch-like utility. I would have gotten a sedan for my STI if they had offered it. Regarding noise, you might get a bit more noise from a hatchback since you don't have a true covering over the trunk area (just a guess, no scientific evidence). Also did you check your tire pressures?
your logic seems logical. also the drag coefficient for the hatch is higher than the sedan = more wind noise.