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What is Better Lotus Elise or Kia Opirus?

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Lotus Elise Kia Opirus

4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.20 sec. 3.5 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 170 g/mile 55% or 60 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1797 kg 129% or 1012 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.40 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

11 reasons to buy Kia Opirus

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 298 nM vs 168 nM 44% or 130 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 137 mph vs 126 mph 11 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 54% or 13.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.01 mpg vs 46 mpg 35% or 11.99 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 17 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 76% or 12.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 440 liters vs 115 liters 74% or 325 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2390 kg vs 1072 kg 55% or 1318 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 593 kg vs 287 kg 52% or 306 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Kia Opirus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 3497 cm3 49% or 1701 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4979 mm 24% or 1194 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1850 mm 7% or 131 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1486 mm 23% or 343 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2800 mm 18% or 500 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 225/60R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 225/60R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)