Review: Lotus Exige (2004 – 2011)


Ideally suited to those who find the Elise a bit soft and wimpy.

An Elise has virtually as much real-world ability for less cash. Aluminium chassis corrodes at suspension pick-up points.

Lotus Exige (2004 – 2011): At A Glance

What does a Lotus Exige (2004 – 2011) cost?

Real MPG average for a Lotus Exige (2004 – 2011)

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Average performance


Real MPG

26–34 mpg

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