Yo, patchouge resident here. I actually bought my insight in FL amd drove it up here as I am a florida resident officially and don't plan on changing all my paperwork when I plan on moving back home in a year or two. Look the car is great for long island. The engine only makes alot of noise for me when I'm flooring it, and honestly I think that is pretty reasonable. The only thing to look out for is when it's cold outside the engine runs to get up to temp. The only problem with that is you aren't getting the 50-55mpg you usually get in the summer.