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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mazda 5?

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12 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 10.8 6% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 83.1 mm 2% or 1.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 115 bhp

141 kw. vs 85 kw.

39% or 74 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 165 nM 9% or 16 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 12.8 sec. 7.6 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 113 mph 34 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 22% or 7.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 14% or 5.63 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 31% or 7.11 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1470 kg 68% or 595 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.2 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

10 reasons to buy Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 24% or 25 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 40 liters 33% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2085 kg vs 1166 kg 44% or 919 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 615 kg vs 291 kg 53% or 324 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
More seats 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5300 RPM 32% or 2500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 0% or 2 cm3 less
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
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4585 mm 17% or 788 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1988 mm 13% or 261 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1615 mm 28% or 456 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2750 mm 16% or 450 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 125/70 D16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)