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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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Lotus Exige Volkswagen Phaeton

6 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 8.8 sec. 3.6 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 145 mph 2 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 25% or 32 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 2372 kg 171% or 1497 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

18 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17 vs 11.5 32% or 5.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91.4 mm vs 85 mm 7% or 6.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 189 bhp

165 kw. vs 141 kw.

16% or 36 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 181 nM 60% or 269 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 9% or 2.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 13% or 4.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.89 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 6% or 1.41 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 69 dB vs 74 dB 7% or 5 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 112 liters 78% or 388 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 40 liters 56% or 50 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2780 kg vs 1166 kg 58% or 1614 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 408 kg vs 291 kg 29% or 117 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. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4000 RPM 49% or 3800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 39% or 1171 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 5055 mm 25% or 1258 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1903 mm 9% or 176 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1450 mm 20% or 291 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2881 mm 20% or 581 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 235/55 R17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs INSPIRATION
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)