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What is Better Lotus Elise or Nissan Patrol?

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Lotus Elise Nissan Patrol

7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 15.2 sec. 9.5 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 99 mph 27 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 179 g/mile 63% or 69 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 2365 kg 201% or 1580 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.2 meters 14% or 1.5 meters

17 reasons to buy Nissan Patrol

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.9 vs 10.5 41% or 7.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 96 mm vs 80 mm 17% or 16 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 102 mm vs 89.3 mm 12% or 12.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

160 bhp vs 120 bhp

118 kw. vs 90 kw.

25% or 40 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 380 nM vs 168 nM 56% or 212 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.19 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 47% or 12.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.11 mpg vs 46 mpg 43% or 13.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.8 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 51% or 10.19 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73.9 dB vs 74 dB 0% or 0.1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 183 liters vs 115 liters 37% or 68 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 95 liters vs 32 liters 66% or 63 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3200 kg vs 1072 kg 67% or 2128 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 835 kg vs 287 kg 66% or 548 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Nissan Patrol

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 3600 RPM 36% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 39% or 1157 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 5145 mm 26% or 1360 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1940 mm 11% or 221 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1855 mm 38% or 712 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2970 mm 23% or 670 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 275/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 275/65 R17
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 275/65 R17
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)