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What is Better Lotus Exige or Renault Megane Scenic?

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Lotus Exige Renault Megane Scenic

11 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.
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 79.5 mm 3% or 2.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 80.5 mm 5% or 4.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 90 bhp

141 kw. vs 66 kw.

52% or 99 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 137 nM 24% or 44 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 16 sec. 10.8 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 103 mph 44 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 2 years vs 1 years 50% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1255 kg 43% or 380 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Renault Megane Scenic

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.01 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 4% or 1.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.8 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 4% or 1.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.39 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 4% or 0.91 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 9% or 11 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 40 liters 33% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1895 kg vs 1166 kg 38% or 729 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Renault Megane Scenic

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5000 RPM 36% or 2800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 11% or 198 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 Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4134 mm 8% or 337 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1719 mm 0% or 8 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1600 mm 28% or 441 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 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 185/65 R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 185/65 R15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)