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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mercedes-Benz Viano?

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Lotus Exige Mercedes-Benz Viano

8 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 109 bhp

141 kw. vs 80 kw.

42% or 80 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 17.6 sec. 12.4 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 98 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 23.69 mpg 2% or 0.39 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 146 g/mile 13% or 17 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 2065 kg 136% or 1190 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.8 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

13 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz Viano

Engine and transmission
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 88 mm vs 82 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88.3 mm vs 85 mm 4% or 3.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 270 nM vs 181 nM 33% or 89 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.72 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 1% or 0.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.2 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 6% or 2.28 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 40 liters 47% or 35 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2770 kg vs 1166 kg 58% or 1604 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 705 kg vs 291 kg 59% or 414 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 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 Viano

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 3800 RPM 51% or 4000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2148 cm3 16% or 352 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4993 mm 24% or 1196 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1906 mm 9% or 179 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1875 mm 38% or 716 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 3200 mm 28% or 900 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/65 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/65 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)