Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140HP manual vs Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual

Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140HP manual

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15 reasons for

Hyundai Veloster Coupe, model available from 2011.
It has 1.6 GDI 140HP petrol engine produced from 2011.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

10 reasons for

Lotus Exige S Coupe, model available from 2011.
It has 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP petrol engine produced from 2011.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual
Hyundai

15 reasons for Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140KM manual in comparison to Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual

Reasons for
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Average consumption

5.9 > 10.2 l
The fuel economy is distinctly to Hyundai Veloster's advantage. This automobile burns 4.3 l less petrol in the combined cycle when compared with the Lotus. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the S segment, in which the Hyundai Veloster is classified, is 9.7 l whereas the Hyundai Veloster Coupe burns up by 39 percent less amount of fuel than the average.
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Urban consumption

7.1 > 14.5 l
The Hyundai Veloster consumes of 7.4 l petrol fewer in the city compared to the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual. The Hyundai Veloster, as a representative of S class, uses 6.4 l per 100 km fewer than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “S” class is 13.5 l of fuel for every 100 km.
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Extra-urban consumption

5.3 > 7.6 l
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Range

847 > 396 km
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Fuel tank

51 > 39 l
In this category it is the Hyundai which can hold 12 l more fuel compared with the Lotus Exige S. The medium fuel tank capacity in the S segment, from which the Hyundai Veloster comes from, equals 68 l, whereas in sports cars class (represented by the Lotus Exige S) it equals 68 liters.
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Wheelbase

2,643 > 2,376 mm
Hyundai has 11 % longer wheelbase than the Lotus. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
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Urban range

704 > 276 km
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Extra-urban range

943 > 526 km
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Length

4,220 > 4,084 mm
The Hyundai Veloster is 136 millimeters longer in relation to the Lotus Exige S Coupe. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually provide bigger trunk. Although the Hyundai Veloster Coupe seems to be better pick for families or drivers who love the idea of comfortable driving, the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual may appeal to women as it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
3

Number of doors

4 > 2
For drivers that like a vehicle for more than two persons the 4-door Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140HP manual is much appropriate to choose. Nevertheless, for those that appreciate more attractive styling of the vehicle we recommend to choose the 2-door Lotus Exige S Coupe.
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Height

1,400 > 1,128 mm
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Hyundai Veloster Coupe, which is by 24 % higher than the Lotus, would be better choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.
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Tire width

215 > 205 mm
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Maximal power RPM

6,300 > 7,000 revolutions/minute
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Number of seats

5 > 2
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Curb weight

1,259 > 1,176 kg

Lotus

10 reasons for Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350KM manual in comparison to Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

350 > 140 hp
The Lotus Exige S Coupe has by 150 % more horsepower than Hyundai Veloster. The Lotus Exige S will be distinctly faster speed up because of bigger power. Also passing other vehicles should be a piece of cake for the Lotus equipped with stronger engine.
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Maximal torque

402 > 169 Nm
The difference of 138 percent is really huge because of which the Lotus features much more better flexibility of the engine, it speeds up much more faster and has better towing capacity.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

4 > 9.7 s
If a dynamic driving is what you are keen on, the Lotus Exige S fits you better because it’s acceleration to 100 km/h is 5.7 s faster in comparison to the Hyundai.
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Top speed

274 > 201 km/h
The Hyundai Veloster Coupe has by 73 kilometers per hour lower top velocity compared to the Lotus, thanks to which passing a long distance, assuming that it is straight and there is no speed limits, will last much longer. The difference might be perceptible during travelling on on the road without speed limits to the vehicle of Lotus brand advantage.
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Maximal torque RPM

4,505 > 4,850 revolutions/minute
The rotational speed at which the maximum torque is produced shows us how fast an engine reaches its best performance with increase in rotational speed. The lower rotational speed or the longer range in which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt earlier.
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Cylinders

6 > 4
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Engine capacity

3,457 > 1,592 cc
The engine capacity of the Hyundai is so much lower ( around 117 % less than the Hyundai Veloster, that it is aimless to make the decision which car should you choose. These cars are so varying that on the ground of information concerning engine capacity we can only choose between engine’s performance and car’s economy.
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Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A Vee engine is a developed construction of a engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line which in our opinion} is wiser to choose one. Engine of V layout installed inside a car the Lotus Exige S Coupe produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor may contain high numbers of cylinders in a smaller package. A Smooth engine work and pleasant sound is to driving fans undoubtedly to a Vee engine’s advantage.
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Price range

sports > popular
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Valves

24 > 16

Cars specifications

Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140HP manual Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual
    Price range popular sports
    Model release date 2011 2011
    Facelifting no no
    Class S S
    Curb weight 1,259 kg 1,176 kg
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