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What is Better Lotus Exige or Opel Meriva?

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Lotus Exige Opel Meriva

8 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 140 bhp

141 kw. vs 102 kw.

26% or 49 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 10.30 sec. 5.1 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 122 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 41.99 mpg 31% or 9.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 51.98 mpg 25% or 10.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 31.98 mpg 37% or 8.68 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1320 kg 51% or 445 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.00 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

6 reasons to buy Opel Meriva

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More torque 200 nM vs 181 nM 10% or 19 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 33% or 32 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 397 liters vs 112 liters 72% or 285 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1940 kg vs 1166 kg 40% or 774 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 620 kg vs 291 kg 53% or 329 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Opel Meriva

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4900 RPM 37% or 2900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1364 cm3 24% or 432 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4288 mm 11% or 491 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1812 mm 5% or 85 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1615 mm 28% or 456 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2644 mm 13% or 344 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/55R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)