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What is Better Lotus Exige or Peugeot 306?

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Lotus Exige Peugeot 306

14 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 75 mm 9% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 77 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 75 bhp

141 kw. vs 55 kw.

60% or 114 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 120 nM 34% or 61 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 15.3 sec. 10.1 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 106 mph 41 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 33% or 10.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 24% or 9.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 32.78 mpg 41% or 9.48 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1065 kg 22% or 190 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.9 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

10 reasons to buy Peugeot 306

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 33% or 32 g/mile
Less noise level 72.3 dB vs 74 dB 2% or 1.7 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 442 liters vs 112 liters 75% or 330 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 40 liters 33% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1550 kg vs 1166 kg 25% or 384 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 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. Peugeot 306

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5500 RPM 29% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1360 cm3 24% or 436 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4344 mm 13% or 547 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1680 mm 3% or 47 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1407 mm 18% or 248 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2580 mm 11% or 280 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 185/65 R14H
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 185/65 R14H
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 185/65 R14H
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 14 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)