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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volvo C70?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 9.0 22% or 2.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 2.4 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 2% or 0.74 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 135 g/mile 5% or 6 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1645 kg 88% or 770 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.8 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

16 reasons to buy Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 93 mm vs 85 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 189 bhp

162 kw. vs 141 kw.

14% or 31 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 181 nM 43% or 139 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 150 mph vs 147 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.01 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 4% or 1.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.59 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 8% or 1.71 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 404 liters vs 112 liters 72% or 292 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 40 liters 35% or 22 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2090 kg vs 1166 kg 44% or 924 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 380 kg vs 291 kg 23% or 89 kg
Warranty
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 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 5000 RPM 36% or 2800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 29% or 725 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4582 mm 17% or 785 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1820 mm 5% or 93 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1400 mm 17% or 241 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2640 mm 13% or 340 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 235/45 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/45 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs SYRMA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)