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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volvo 345?

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Lotus Exige Volvo 345

5 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 70 bhp

141 kw. vs 51 kw.

63% or 119 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 105 nM 42% or 76 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 10.3 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 96 mph 51 mph
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 985 kg 13% or 110 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

4 reasons to buy Volvo 345

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 380 liters vs 112 liters 71% or 268 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1440 kg vs 1166 kg 19% or 274 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 455 kg vs 291 kg 36% or 164 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 10.7 meters 16% or 1.5 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5500 RPM 29% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 22% or 399 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4300 mm 12% or 503 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1660 mm 4% or 67 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1392 mm 17% or 233 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2395 mm 4% or 95 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 175/70SR13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 175/70SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)