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What is Better Lotus Elise or Opel Kadett?

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Lotus Elise Opel Kadett

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More engine power

120 bhp vs 75 bhp

90 kw. vs 54 kw.

38% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 125 nM 26% or 43 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 13.00 sec. 7.3 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 104 mph 22 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 890 kg 13% or 105 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

4 reasons to buy Opel Kadett

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 290 liters vs 115 liters 60% or 175 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1420 kg vs 1072 kg 25% or 348 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 530 kg vs 287 kg 46% or 243 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.50 meters vs 10.7 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Opel Kadett

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5200 RPM 7% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 11% or 198 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3998 mm 5% or 213 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1663 mm 3% or 56 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1385 mm 17% or 242 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2520 mm 9% or 220 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 175/65TR14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 175/65TR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)