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What is Better Lotus Exige or Suzuki SX4?

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Lotus Exige Suzuki SX4

12 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 10.5 9% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 78 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 83 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 106 bhp

141 kw. vs 79 kw.

44% or 83 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 145 nM 20% or 36 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 10.8 sec. 5.6 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 112 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 29% or 9.37 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 33.19 mpg 42% or 9.89 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1205 kg 38% or 330 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Suzuki SX4

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 103 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 25% or 26 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 515 liters vs 112 liters 78% or 403 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 40 liters 20% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1650 kg vs 1166 kg 29% or 484 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 445 kg vs 291 kg 35% or 154 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 10.7 meters 1% or 0.1 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Suzuki SX4

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5600 RPM 28% or 2200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1586 cm3 12% or 210 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4490 mm 15% or 693 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1730 mm 0% or 3 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1545 mm 25% or 386 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2500 mm 8% or 200 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 195/85 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 195/85 R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 195/85 R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 14 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)