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What is Better Lotus Exige or Volvo XC90?

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10 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 163 bhp

141 kw. vs 120 kw.

14% or 26 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 12.3 sec. 7.1 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 115 mph 32 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 23.91 mpg 3% or 0.61 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 149 g/mile 16% or 20 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 2049 kg 134% or 1174 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.5 meters 17% or 1.8 meters

14 reasons to buy Volvo XC90

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 18.0 vs 11.5 36% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93.2 mm vs 85 mm 9% or 8.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 340 nM vs 181 nM 47% or 159 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.38 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 2% or 0.73 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 9% or 3.29 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 249 liters vs 112 liters 55% or 137 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 40 liters 41% or 28 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2735 kg vs 1166 kg 57% or 1569 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 686 kg vs 291 kg 58% or 395 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 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Volvo XC90

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 4000 RPM 49% or 3800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2401 cm3 25% or 605 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4798 mm 21% or 1001 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1898 mm 9% or 171 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1743 mm 34% or 584 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2857 mm 19% or 557 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/65 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 ANTAEUS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)