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

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Lotus Elise Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 1.9 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 130 g/mile 18% or 20 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 2455 kg 213% or 1670 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

7 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

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

254 bhp vs 120 bhp

vs 90 kw.

53% or 134 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 137 mph vs 126 mph 11 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.71 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 14% or 4.79 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 3 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 680 liters vs 115 liters 83% or 565 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 32 liters 68% or 68 liters

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

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2987 cm3 40% or 1191 cm3 less
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 5120 mm 26% or 1335 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 2141 mm 20% or 422 mm narrower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 3075 mm 25% or 775 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)