Last Update: May. 24, 2019, 5:56 a.m.
Home >>> >>> Lotus Exige and Rover 400

What is Better Lotus Exige or Rover 400?

Exterior

Lotus Exige Rover 400

10 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 105 bhp

141 kw. vs

44% or 84 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 5.2 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 115 mph 32 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 53.03 mpg 65% or 20.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 65.74 mpg 58% or 24.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 71% or 16.5 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 112 liters vs 16.5 liters 85% or 95.5 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1250 kg 43% or 375 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Rover 400

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 11.5 41% or 8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 210 nM vs 181 nM 14% or 29 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 24% or 25 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 40 liters 27% or 15 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.36 meters vs 10.7 meters 3% or 0.34 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Rover 400

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4200 RPM 46% or 3600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1994 cm3 10% or 198 cm3 less
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 with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4490 mm 15% or 693 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1700 mm 2% or 27 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1390 mm 17% or 231 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2620 mm 12% or 320 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 195/55 x 15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 195/55 x 15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 195/55 x 15 steel
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)