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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volkswagen Tiguan?

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Lotus Exige Volkswagen Tiguan

9 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 81 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

189 bhp vs 170 bhp

141 kw. vs 125 kw.

10% or 19 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 125 mph 22 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 39% or 12.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 24% or 9.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 58% or 13.4 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1609 kg 84% or 734 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 11.5 38% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 85 mm 11% or 10.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 350 nM vs 181 nM 48% or 169 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 103 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 25% or 26 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 112 liters 74% or 318 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 40 liters 38% or 24 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2243 kg vs 1166 kg 48% or 1077 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 634 kg vs 291 kg 54% or 343 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 Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4400 RPM 44% or 3400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 9% or 172 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4427 mm 14% or 630 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1809 mm 5% or 82 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1686 mm 31% or 527 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2604 mm 12% or 304 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 Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs SAHARA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)