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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volkswagen Passat?

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Lotus Exige Volkswagen Passat

6 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 138 bhp

141 kw. vs

27% or 51 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 10.0 sec. 4.8 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 123 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 47% or 15.09 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1706 kg 95% or 831 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 Passat

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 39% or 36 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 588 liters vs 112 liters 81% or 476 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 40 liters 43% or 30 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Volkswagen Passat

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 9% or 172 cm3 less
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4771 mm 20% or 974 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 2062 mm 16% or 335 mm narrower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2710 mm 15% or 410 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)