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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volvo S80?

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Lotus Exige Volvo S80

11 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 185 bhp

141 kw. vs 136 kw.

2% or 4 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 9 sec. 3.8 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 140 mph 7 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 20% or 6.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 15% or 6.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 22% or 5.2 mpg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1696 kg 94% or 821 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.2 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

13 reasons to buy Volvo S80

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17.3 vs 11.5 34% or 5.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93.1 mm vs 85 mm 9% or 8.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 400 nM vs 181 nM 55% or 219 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 7% or 8 g/mile
Less noise level 69 dB vs 74 dB 7% or 5 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 422 liters vs 112 liters 73% or 310 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 40 liters 43% or 30 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2200 kg vs 1166 kg 47% or 1034 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 504 kg vs 291 kg 42% or 213 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 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Volvo S80

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4000 RPM 49% or 3800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2400 cm3 25% or 604 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 4851 mm 22% or 1054 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1861 mm 7% or 134 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1493 mm 22% or 334 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2835 mm 19% or 535 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 225/50 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 SPARTES
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)