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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mercedes-Benz Viano?

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Lotus Elise Mercedes-Benz Viano

7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 88.3 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 109 bhp

90 kw. vs 80 kw.

9% or 11 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 17.6 sec. 11.9 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 98 mph 28 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 146 g/mile 33% or 36 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 2065 kg 163% or 1280 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.8 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

13 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz Viano

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.0 vs 10.5 42% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 88 mm vs 80 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More torque 270 nM vs 168 nM 38% or 102 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.72 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 21% or 6.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.2 mpg vs 46 mpg 17% or 6.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.69 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 27% or 6.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 32 liters 57% or 43 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2770 kg vs 1072 kg 61% or 1698 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 705 kg vs 287 kg 59% or 418 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 6 vs 2 4

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mercedes-Benz Viano

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 3800 RPM 32% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2148 cm3 16% or 352 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4993 mm 24% or 1208 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1906 mm 10% or 187 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1875 mm 39% or 732 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 3200 mm 28% or 900 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/65 R16
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 205/65 R16
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)