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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mazda 2?

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Lotus Exige Mazda 2

12 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 10.0 13% or 1.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 74 mm 10% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 78.4 mm 8% or 6.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 75 bhp

141 kw. vs 55 kw.

60% or 114 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 121 nM 33% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 14 sec. 8.8 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 104 mph 43 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 69% or 22.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 62% or 25.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 76% or 17.6 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1025 kg 17% or 150 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Mazda 2

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 78 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 65% or 51 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 250 liters vs 112 liters 55% or 138 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 42.8 liters vs 40 liters 7% or 2.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1455 kg vs 1166 kg 20% or 289 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 430 kg vs 291 kg 32% or 139 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.8 meters vs 10.7 meters 9% or 0.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mazda 2

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1349 cm3 25% or 447 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 3885 mm 2% or 88 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1695 mm 2% or 32 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1475 mm 21% or 316 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2490 mm 8% or 190 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 185/55 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 185/55 R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)