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What is Better Lotus Exige or Audi S3?

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Lotus Exige Audi S3

5 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 5.70 sec. 0.5 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 33.01 mpg 3% or 0.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 42.99 mpg 4% or 1.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 24.01 mpg 3% or 0.71 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1455 kg 66% or 580 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Audi S3

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

265 bhp vs 189 bhp

192 kw. vs 141 kw.

29% or 76 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 181 nM 48% or 169 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 155 mph vs 147 mph 8 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 123 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 5% or 6 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 281 liters vs 112 liters 60% or 169 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2015 kg vs 1166 kg 42% or 849 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 291 kg 48% or 269 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Audi S3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1984 cm3 9% or 188 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4230 mm 10% or 433 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1765 mm 2% or 38 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1399 mm 17% or 240 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2578 mm 11% or 278 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 225/40R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 225/40R18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)