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What is Better Lotus Elise or MINI Roadster?

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Lotus Elise MINI Roadster

4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 124 mph 2 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 1120 kg 43% or 335 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy MINI Roadster

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 83 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 33% or 27 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 3 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 240 liters vs 115 liters 52% or 125 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 40 liters vs 32 liters 20% or 8 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.7 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. MINI Roadster

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 11% or 198 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 3728 mm 2% or 57 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1892 mm 9% or 173 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1384 mm 17% or 241 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2467 mm 7% or 167 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)