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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mazda Demio?

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15 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.4 10% or 1.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 71 mm 11% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 83.6 mm 6% or 5.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 72 bhp

90 kw. vs 53 kw.

40% or 48 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 105 nM 38% or 63 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 13.2 sec. 7.5 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 98 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 40.27 mpg 5% or 1.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 2% or 1.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 32.51 mpg 8% or 2.52 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 116 g/mile 5% or 6 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 950 kg 21% or 165 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Mazda Demio

Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 43 liters vs 32 liters 26% or 11 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.4 meters vs 10.7 meters 14% or 1.3 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mazda Demio

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1323 cm3 26% or 473 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3808 mm 1% or 23 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1670 mm 3% or 49 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1535 mm 26% or 392 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2390 mm 4% or 90 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 175/60 14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 175/60 14
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 175/60 14
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)