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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mazda CX-7?

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Lotus Exige Mazda CX-7

7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 9.5 17% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 8 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 130 mph 17 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 151 g/mile 17% or 22 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1695 kg 94% or 820 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.4 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

16 reasons to buy Mazda CX-7

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 87.5 mm vs 82 mm 6% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 94 mm vs 85 mm 10% or 9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

260 bhp vs 189 bhp

191 kw. vs 141 kw.

27% or 71 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 380 nM vs 181 nM 52% or 199 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 27.7 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 16% or 4.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.91 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 19% or 6.57 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 14% or 2.8 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 68.7 dB vs 74 dB 8% or 5.3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 455 liters vs 112 liters 75% or 343 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 40 liters 42% or 29 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2270 kg vs 1166 kg 49% or 1104 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 575 kg vs 291 kg 49% or 284 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 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mazda CX-7

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5500 RPM 29% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2261 cm3 21% or 465 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4675 mm 19% or 878 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1870 mm 8% or 143 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1645 mm 30% or 486 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2750 mm 16% or 450 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 235/60 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/60 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)