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What is Better Lotus Elise or Nissan Serena?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 75 bhp

90 kw. vs 55 kw.

38% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 145 nM 14% or 23 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 27.8 sec. 22.1 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 84 mph 42 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 153 g/mile 39% or 43 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
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 1490 kg 90% or 705 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.2 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

13 reasons to buy Nissan Serena

Engine and transmission
Better compression 22.2 vs 10.5 53% or 11.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 87 mm vs 80 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 89.3 mm 7% or 6.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 27% or 8.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.2 mpg vs 46 mpg 27% or 9.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.69 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 27% or 6.3 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 58 liters vs 32 liters 45% or 26 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2220 kg vs 1072 kg 52% or 1148 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 625 kg vs 287 kg 54% or 338 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 8 vs 2 6

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Nissan Serena

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4200 RPM 25% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2283 cm3 21% or 487 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Indirect fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4320 mm 12% or 535 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1695 mm 1% or 24 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1855 mm 38% or 712 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2735 mm 16% or 435 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 195/70 R14S
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 195/70 R14S
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 195/70 R14S
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 14 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)