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What is Better Alfa Romeo Giulietta or Lotus Elise?

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Lotus Elise

7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo Giulietta

Engine and transmission
More torque 206 nM vs 168 nM 18% or 38 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 18% or 17 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 32 liters 47% or 28 liters
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

10 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.8 7% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 72 mm 10% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 84 mm 6% or 5.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.4 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 121 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 15% or 5.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 16% or 7.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 33.62 mpg 12% or 3.63 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1280 kg 63% or 495 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.9 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo Giulietta vs. Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5000 RPM vs 5600 RPM 11% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1368 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 24% or 428 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Mid transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4351 mm vs 3785 mm 13% or 566 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1719 mm 4% or 79 mm wider
Height 1465 mm vs 1143 mm 22% or 322 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2634 mm vs 2300 mm 13% or 334 mm more
Front tires size 205/55 R16 vs 175/55 R16V
Rear tires size 205/55 R16 vs 225/45 R17V
Spare wheel Compact vs INFLATOR
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 double spokes vs 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)