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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mercedes-Benz GLK?

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Lotus Elise Mercedes-Benz GLK

7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.30 sec. 4.6 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 121 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 25% or 9.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 55.01 mpg 20% or 9.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 39.01 mpg 30% or 9.02 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1690 kg 115% or 905 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.50 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

7 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz GLK

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

143 bhp vs 120 bhp

104 kw. vs 90 kw.

16% or 23 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 168 nM 52% or 182 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 16% or 15 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 115 liters 74% or 335 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2440 kg vs 1072 kg 56% or 1368 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 750 kg vs 287 kg 62% or 463 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mercedes-Benz GLK

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 3200 RPM 43% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2143 cm3 16% or 347 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4525 mm 16% or 740 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1840 mm 7% or 121 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1699 mm 33% or 556 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2750 mm 16% or 450 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 235/60R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 235/60R17
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)