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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volkswagen Polo?

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Lotus Exige Volkswagen Polo

7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 180 bhp

141 kw. vs 132 kw.

5% or 9 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 6.9 sec. 1.7 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 142 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 49% or 15.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 34% or 13.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 62% or 14.4 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

10 reasons to buy Volkswagen Polo

Engine and transmission
More torque 250 nM vs 181 nM 28% or 69 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 50% or 43 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 280 liters vs 112 liters 60% or 168 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 45 liters vs 40 liters 11% or 5 liters
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
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. Volkswagen Polo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6200 RPM 21% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1390 cm3 23% or 406 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Turbocharged and supercharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 3870 mm 2% or 73 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1682 mm 3% or 45 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1485 mm 22% or 326 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2470 mm 7% or 170 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 215/40 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/40 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs MONZA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)