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What is Better Lotus Elise or Chrysler 300M?

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Lotus Elise Chrysler 300M

11 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 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

203 bhp vs 120 bhp

147 kw. vs 90 kw.

41% or 83 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 256 nM vs 168 nM 34% or 88 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 131 mph vs 126 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 27 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 43% or 11.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 35.01 mpg vs 46 mpg 31% or 10.99 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 58% or 10.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 530 liters vs 115 liters 78% or 415 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2120 kg vs 1072 kg 49% or 1048 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 580 kg vs 287 kg 51% or 293 kg

4 reasons to buy Chrysler 300M

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.00 sec. 4.3 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 156 g/mile 42% or 46 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1540 kg 96% or 755 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.50 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Chrysler 300M

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5900 RPM vs 5600 RPM 5% or 300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2736 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 34% or 940 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 5 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4999 mm vs 3785 mm 24% or 1214 mm shorter
Width 1920 mm vs 1719 mm 10% or 201 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1143 mm 20% or 279 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2870 mm vs 2300 mm 20% or 570 mm more
Front tires size 225/60VR16 vs 175/55 R16V
Rear tires size 225/60VR16 vs 225/45 R17V
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)