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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mitsubishi Lancer?

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5 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 9.0 22% or 2.5 . 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 7.1 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 136 mph 11 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 151 g/mile 17% or 22 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1595 kg 82% or 720 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

13 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Lancer

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 85 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

237 bhp vs 189 bhp

177 kw. vs 141 kw.

20% or 48 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 343 nM vs 181 nM 47% or 162 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) 20.29 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 15% or 3.01 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 40 liters 27% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2045 kg vs 1166 kg 43% or 879 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 450 kg vs 291 kg 35% or 159 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 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. Mitsubishi Lancer

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 202 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 Turbocharged and intercooled
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4585 mm 17% or 788 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1760 mm 2% or 33 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1515 mm 23% or 356 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2635 mm 13% or 335 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 215/45 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/45 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)