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What is Better Lotus Elise or Opel Meriva?

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Lotus Elise Opel Meriva

7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.30 sec. 4.6 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 122 mph 4 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 41.99 mpg 9% or 3.49 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 51.98 mpg 13% or 5.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 31.98 mpg 7% or 1.99 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1320 kg 68% or 535 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.00 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

7 reasons to buy Opel Meriva

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

140 bhp vs 120 bhp

102 kw. vs 90 kw.

14% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 200 nM vs 168 nM 16% or 32 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 13% or 13 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 397 liters vs 115 liters 71% or 282 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1940 kg vs 1072 kg 45% or 868 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 620 kg vs 287 kg 54% or 333 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Opel Meriva

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4900 RPM 13% or 700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1364 cm3 24% or 432 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4288 mm 12% or 503 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1812 mm 5% or 93 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1615 mm 29% or 472 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2644 mm 13% or 344 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/55R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/55R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)