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What is Better Lotus Elise or Peugeot 806?

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Lotus Elise Peugeot 806

7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 88 mm 1% or 1.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 6.2 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 116 mph 10 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 25% or 27 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1525 kg 94% or 740 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.8 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

12 reasons to buy Peugeot 806

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 80 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

139 bhp vs 120 bhp

100 kw. vs 90 kw.

14% or 19 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.69 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 25% or 7.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 46 mpg 20% or 7.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 30% or 6.99 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72.3 dB vs 74 dB 2% or 1.7 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 32 liters 60% or 48 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2315 kg vs 1072 kg 54% or 1243 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
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 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Peugeot 806

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6000 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 10% or 201 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4454 mm 15% or 669 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1834 mm 6% or 115 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1714 mm 33% or 571 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2824 mm 19% or 524 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/65 R15
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 205/65 R15
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)