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What is Better Lotus Elise or Peugeot 405?

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Lotus Elise Peugeot 405

5 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 103 bhp

90 kw. vs

14% or 17 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 12.0 sec. 6.3 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 112 mph 14 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1140 kg 45% or 355 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

3 reasons to buy Peugeot 405

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.71 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 14% or 4.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 425 liters vs 115 liters 73% or 310 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 32 liters 54% or 38 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Peugeot 405

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1761 cm3 2% or 35 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4398 mm 14% or 613 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1694 mm 1% or 25 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1479 mm 23% or 336 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2669 mm 14% or 369 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)