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What is Better Lotus Exige or SEAT Exeo?

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9 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 81 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 120 bhp

141 kw. vs 88 kw.

37% or 69 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 10.9 sec. 5.7 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 122 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 66% or 21.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 68.8 mpg 66% or 27.32 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 64% or 14.89 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1565 kg 79% or 690 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.2 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

10 reasons to buy SEAT Exeo

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 11.5 30% or 5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 85 mm 11% or 10.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 290 nM vs 181 nM 38% or 109 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 50% or 43 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 442 liters vs 112 liters 75% or 330 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 40 liters 43% or 30 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2050 kg vs 1166 kg 43% or 884 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 490 kg vs 291 kg 41% or 199 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. SEAT Exeo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4000 RPM 49% or 3800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 9% or 172 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4666 mm 19% or 869 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1772 mm 3% or 45 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1454 mm 20% or 295 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2642 mm 13% or 342 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/55 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs DANTE
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)