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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mitsubishi Galant?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 8.5 26% or 3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 81 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 80.8 mm 5% or 4.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 0.7 sec.
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1550 kg 77% or 675 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

280 bhp vs 189 bhp

vs 141 kw.

33% or 91 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 150 mph vs 147 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.49 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 49% or 10.62 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.7 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 55% or 14.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.9 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 47% or 7.4 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 40 liters 33% or 20 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 5.8 meters vs 10.7 meters 84% or 4.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5500 RPM 29% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2498 cm3 28% or 702 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4680 mm 19% or 883 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1760 mm 2% or 33 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1420 mm 18% or 261 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2635 mm 13% or 335 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/55 ZR16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55 ZR16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/55 ZR16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)