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What is Better Lotus Exige or Subaru Legacy?

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Lotus Exige Subaru Legacy

9 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 150 bhp

141 kw. vs 110 kw.

21% or 39 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 4.4 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 126 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 44% or 14.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 28% or 11.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 60% or 13.92 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1558 kg 78% or 683 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

13 reasons to buy Subaru Legacy

Engine and transmission
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 100 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 29% or 29 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 526 liters vs 112 liters 79% or 414 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 40 liters 38% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2075 kg vs 1166 kg 44% or 909 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 517 kg vs 291 kg 44% or 226 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 Legacy

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 4775 mm 20% or 978 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1780 mm 3% or 53 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1535 mm 24% or 376 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2750 mm 16% or 450 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs repair kit
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)