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What is Better Lotus Exige or Suzuki Vitara?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 11.5 vs 8.9 23% or 2.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 75 mm 9% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 79 bhp

141 kw. vs 58.8 kw.

58% or 110 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 127.4 nM 30% or 53.6 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 32.51 mpg 1% or 0.4 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 26.19 mpg 12% or 2.89 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1130 kg 29% or 255 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

6 reasons to buy Suzuki Vitara

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 85 mm 6% or 5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.7 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 10% or 3.78 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1500 kg vs 1166 kg 22% or 334 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.8 meters vs 10.7 meters 9% or 0.9 meters
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Suzuki Vitara

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5400 RPM 31% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1590 cm3 11% or 206 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Central fuel Injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 3630 mm 4% or 167 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1665 mm 4% or 62 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1665 mm 30% or 506 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2200 mm 4% or 100 mm more
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15 X alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 5 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)