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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mitsubishi Pajero?

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4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 11.7 sec. 6 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 110 mph 16 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 152 g/mile 38% or 42 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 2085 kg 166% or 1300 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

17 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Pajero

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 10.5 38% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 98.5 mm vs 80 mm 19% or 18.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 105 mm vs 89.3 mm 15% or 15.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

158 bhp vs 120 bhp

118 kw. vs 90 kw.

24% or 38 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 381 nM vs 168 nM 56% or 213 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.69 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 25% or 7.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 35.81 mpg vs 46 mpg 28% or 10.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 24.79 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 21% or 5.2 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73.5 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 32 liters 54% or 37 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2665 kg vs 1072 kg 60% or 1593 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 580 kg vs 287 kg 51% or 293 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
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 10.7 meters 1% or 0.1 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mitsubishi Pajero

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 3800 RPM 32% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 3200 cm3 44% or 1404 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
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4385 mm 14% or 600 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1875 mm 8% or 156 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1880 mm 39% or 737 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2545 mm 10% or 245 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 265/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 265/65 R17
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 265/65 R17
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)