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What is Better Lotus Elise or Audi RS3?

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Lotus Elise Audi RS3

2 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 132 g/mile 20% or 22 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1550 kg 97% or 765 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Audi RS3

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

340 bhp vs 120 bhp

247 kw. vs 90 kw.

65% or 220 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 168 nM 63% or 282 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.60 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 126 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.01 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 24% or 7.49 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.99 mpg vs 46 mpg 10% or 4.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 36% or 8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 302 liters vs 115 liters 62% or 187 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2135 kg vs 1072 kg 50% or 1063 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 585 kg vs 287 kg 51% or 298 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Audi RS3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5400 RPM 4% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2480 cm3 28% or 684 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4302 mm 12% or 517 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1794 mm 4% or 75 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1402 mm 18% or 259 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2578 mm 11% or 278 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 225/35R19
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 225/35R19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)