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What is Better Lotus Elise or Chevrolet Nubira?

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Lotus Elise Chevrolet Nubira

9 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More engine power

120 bhp vs 109 bhp

90 kw. vs 79 kw.

9% or 11 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 147 nM 13% or 21 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.70 sec. 5 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 116 mph 10 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 40 mpg 4% or 1.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 4% or 1.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 3% or 1.02 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 111 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1163 kg 48% or 378 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Chevrolet Nubira

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 404 liters vs 115 liters 72% or 289 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1660 kg vs 1072 kg 35% or 588 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 497 kg vs 287 kg 42% or 210 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.40 meters vs 10.7 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Chevrolet Nubira

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5800 RPM 3% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 11% or 198 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4500 mm 16% or 715 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1725 mm 0% or 6 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1445 mm 21% or 302 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2600 mm 12% or 300 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 195/55R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 195/55R15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)