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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volkswagen Jetta?

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Lotus Exige Volkswagen Jetta

6 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 103 bhp

141 kw. vs

46% or 86 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 6.1 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 118 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 59 mpg 84% or 26.89 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1320 kg 51% or 445 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

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Jetta

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 68 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 90% or 61 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 510 liters vs 112 liters 78% or 398 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 40 liters 41% or 28 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 11% or 198 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4644 mm 18% or 847 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 2020 mm 15% or 293 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1482 mm 22% or 323 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2651 mm 13% or 351 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)