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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mercedes-Benz R-Class?

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Lotus Exige Mercedes-Benz R-Class

5 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 3.5 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 134 mph 13 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 153 g/mile 19% or 24 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 2195 kg 151% or 1320 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.7 meters 9% or 1 meters

17 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 18.0 vs 11.5 36% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
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.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 85 mm 8% or 7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

224 bhp vs 189 bhp

165 kw. vs 141 kw.

16% or 35 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 510 nM vs 181 nM 65% or 329 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 6% or 1.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.22 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 11% or 4.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.21 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 0% or 0.09 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 225 liters vs 112 liters 50% or 113 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 40 liters 50% or 40 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2865 kg vs 1166 kg 59% or 1699 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 670 kg vs 291 kg 57% or 379 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 8 years 73% or 22 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 6 vs 2 4

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 3800 RPM 51% or 4000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2987 cm3 40% or 1191 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4922 mm 23% or 1125 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1922 mm 10% or 195 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1659 mm 30% or 500 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2980 mm 23% or 680 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)