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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mazda Xedos 6?

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10 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.5 10% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 78 mm 3% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 69.6 mm 22% or 19.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.4 sec. 3.7 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 139 g/mile 26% or 29 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 1290 kg 64% or 505 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.1 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

11 reasons to buy Mazda Xedos 6

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

141 bhp vs 120 bhp

105 kw. vs 90 kw.

15% or 21 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 173 nM vs 168 nM 3% or 5 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 133 mph vs 126 mph 7 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.38 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 23% or 7.12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 40.41 mpg vs 46 mpg 14% or 5.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 33% or 7.38 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 32 liters 47% or 28 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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mazda Xedos 6

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6000 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 10% or 199 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4560 mm 17% or 775 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1700 mm 1% or 19 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1355 mm 16% or 212 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2610 mm 12% or 310 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 195/60R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 195/60R15
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 195/60R15
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 6.5JX15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)