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What is Better Lotus Exige or Rover Streetwise?

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Lotus Exige Rover Streetwise

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.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 100 bhp

141 kw. vs 74 kw.

47% or 89 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 4.7 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 110 mph 37 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 47% or 15 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 58.13 mpg 40% or 16.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 35.6 mpg 53% or 12.3 mpg
Emissions
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 1120 kg 28% or 245 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Rover Streetwise

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.
Piston diameter larger 84.5 mm vs 82 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 88.9 mm vs 85 mm 4% or 3.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 240 nM vs 181 nM 25% or 59 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 30% or 30 g/mile
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 304 liters vs 112 liters 63% or 192 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 40 liters 20% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1600 kg vs 1166 kg 27% or 434 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 480 kg vs 291 kg 39% or 189 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
Less turning radius 10.42 meters vs 10.7 meters 3% or 0.28 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Rover Streetwise

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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 3980 mm 5% or 183 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1736 mm 1% or 9 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1495 mm 22% or 336 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2500 mm 8% or 200 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/50 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/50 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs ORARY
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs BLADE
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)