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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mazda Xedos 6?

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13 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.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 78 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 69.6 mm 18% or 15.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 141 bhp

141 kw. vs 105 kw.

25% or 48 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 173 nM 4% or 8 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 9.4 sec. 4.2 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 133 mph 14 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 139 g/mile 8% or 10 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1290 kg 47% or 415 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.1 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

8 reasons to buy Mazda Xedos 6

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.38 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 2% or 0.73 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 40.41 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 3% or 1.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 3% or 0.69 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 40 liters 33% or 20 liters
Warranty
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 Xedos 6

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 10% or 199 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V
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 4560 mm 17% or 763 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1700 mm 2% or 27 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1355 mm 14% or 196 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2610 mm 12% or 310 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 195/60R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 195/60R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 195/60R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 6.5JX15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)