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What is Better Lotus Exige or Subaru Impreza?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 8.2 29% or 3.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 79 mm 7% or 6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 175 g/mile 36% or 46 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1505 kg 72% or 630 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

16 reasons to buy Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 99.5 mm vs 82 mm 18% or 17.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

330 bhp vs 189 bhp

243 kw. vs 141 kw.

43% or 141 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 470 nM vs 181 nM 61% or 289 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 5.2 sec. 0.4 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 147 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.69 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 36% or 8.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.61 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 45% or 12.87 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 18.39 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 27% or 4.91 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 301 liters vs 112 liters 63% or 189 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 40 liters 33% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1980 kg vs 1166 kg 41% or 814 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 475 kg vs 291 kg 39% or 184 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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5400 RPM 31% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2457 cm3 27% or 661 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4415 mm 14% or 618 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1795 mm 4% or 68 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1475 mm 21% or 316 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2625 mm 12% or 325 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 245/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 245/40 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)