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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mitsubishi Galant?

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5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 8.5 19% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 80.8 mm 10% or 8.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 0.2 sec.
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1550 kg 97% or 765 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 81 mm vs 80 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

280 bhp vs 120 bhp

vs 90 kw.

57% or 160 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 150 mph vs 126 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.49 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 79% or 17.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.7 mpg vs 46 mpg 72% or 19.3 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.9 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 89% or 14.09 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 32 liters 47% or 28 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 5.8 meters vs 10.7 meters 84% or 4.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2498 cm3 28% or 702 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4680 mm 19% or 895 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1760 mm 2% or 41 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1420 mm 20% or 277 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2635 mm 13% or 335 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/55 ZR16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/55 ZR16
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 205/55 ZR16
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)