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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mitsubishi Lancer Evo?

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Lotus Elise Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.0 14% or 1.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 86 mm 4% or 3.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 153 g/mile 39% or 43 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1560 kg 99% or 775 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

14 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 80 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

290 bhp vs 120 bhp

217 kw. vs 90 kw.

59% or 170 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 407 nM vs 168 nM 59% or 239 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.7 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 1 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 27.41 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 40% or 11.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.91 mpg vs 46 mpg 32% or 11.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.9 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 51% or 10.09 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 32 liters 42% or 23 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2040 kg vs 1072 kg 47% or 968 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 480 kg vs 287 kg 40% or 193 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6500 RPM 14% or 900 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 202 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Turbocharged and intercooled
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4495 mm 16% or 710 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1810 mm 5% or 91 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1480 mm 23% or 337 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2650 mm 13% or 350 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 245/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 245/40 R18
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs kit for wheel pumping
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs ENKEI
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)