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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mercedes-Benz B-Class?

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Lotus Elise Mercedes-Benz B-Class

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.1 sec. 4.4 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 118 mph 8 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 1395 kg 78% or 610 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

4 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz B-Class

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 486 liters vs 115 liters 76% or 371 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 32 liters 36% or 18 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 11% or 201 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4359 mm 13% or 574 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 2010 mm 14% or 291 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1557 mm 27% or 414 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2699 mm 15% or 399 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)