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What is Better Lotus Exige or Subaru Forester?

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Lotus Exige Subaru Forester

8 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 147 bhp

141 kw. vs 108 kw.

22% or 42 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 116 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 39% or 12.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 17% or 7.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 68% or 15.9 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1540 kg 76% or 665 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

16 reasons to buy Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.3 vs 11.5 29% or 4.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 85 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 350 nM vs 181 nM 48% or 169 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 24% or 25 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Less noise level 70.3 dB vs 74 dB 5% or 3.7 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 112 liters 75% or 338 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 40 liters 38% or 24 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2050 kg vs 1166 kg 43% or 884 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 510 kg vs 291 kg 43% or 219 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
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 10.7 meters 2% or 0.2 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 3600 RPM 54% or 4200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 202 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4560 mm 17% or 763 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1780 mm 3% or 53 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1675 mm 31% or 516 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2615 mm 12% or 315 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)