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What is Better Lotus Exige or Nissan Maxima QX?

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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 76 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 73.3 mm 14% or 11.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 140 bhp

141 kw. vs 103 kw.

26% or 49 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 179 nM 1% or 2 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 6.1 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 126 mph 21 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 6% or 8 g/mile
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
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1415 kg 62% or 540 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.8 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

10 reasons to buy Nissan Maxima QX

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) 30.69 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 5% or 1.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 7% or 2.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 1% or 0.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 40 liters 43% or 30 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2015 kg vs 1166 kg 42% or 849 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 600 kg vs 291 kg 52% or 309 kg
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. Nissan Maxima QX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6400 RPM 18% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 10% or 199 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V6
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 4920 mm 23% or 1123 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1780 mm 3% or 53 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1435 mm 19% or 276 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2750 mm 16% or 450 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 215/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 215/55 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)