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10 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.6 9% or 0.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 88 mm 1% or 1.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 13 sec. 7.3 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 105 mph 21 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 139 g/mile 26% or 29 g/mile
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
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 1365 kg 74% or 580 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.8 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

13 reasons to buy Mazda Tribute

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 84.8 mm vs 80 mm 6% or 4.8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

124 bhp vs 120 bhp

91 kw. vs 90 kw.

3% or 4 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 175 nM vs 168 nM 4% or 7 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.99 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 28% or 8.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.7 mpg vs 46 mpg 22% or 8.3 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.2 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 35% or 7.79 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 32 liters 48% or 29 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1890 kg vs 1072 kg 43% or 818 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 525 kg vs 287 kg 45% or 238 kg
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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mazda Tribute

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5300 RPM 5% or 300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1989 cm3 10% or 193 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4395 mm 14% or 610 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1800 mm 5% or 81 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1765 mm 35% or 622 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2620 mm 12% or 320 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 215/70 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 215/70 R16
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 215/70 R16
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 6.5JX16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)