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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mazda CX-5?

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Lotus Elise Mazda CX-5

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 124 mph 2 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 23% or 8.7 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1350 kg 72% or 565 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

5 reasons to buy Mazda CX-5

Engine and transmission
More engine power

162 bhp vs 120 bhp

vs 90 kw.

26% or 42 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 28% or 24 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 503 liters vs 115 liters 77% or 388 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 56 liters vs 32 liters 43% or 24 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mazda CX-5

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 202 cm3 less
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4540 mm 17% or 755 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1840 mm 7% or 121 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1670 mm 32% or 527 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2700 mm 15% or 400 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)